Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts gives arts fans the chance to go behind-the-scenes of the cultural campus October 7 with A Day in the Life at Lincoln Center, which is being streamed live on its Facebook page.
The live social media event shows viewers the creative power of the 11 resident performing arts organizations that make up Lincoln Center.
“Working in this creative environment every day is so inspiring; we wanted to share that inspiration with a global audience,” said Peter Duffin, Lincoln Center senior vice president of Brand and Marketing, in an earlier statement. “By utilizing Facebook Live, we’re able to offer fans around the world never-before-seen access to the place that we love, livestreamed and unedited.”
The schedule for the event follows:
9 AM The Juilliard School’s morning drama warm-up class
9:30 AM Follow New York City Ballet principal dancer Megan Fairchild throughout the day as she prepares for the evening’s performance
10:30 AM School of American Ballet’s advanced girls’ class with longtime faculty member Suki Schorer and the advanced boys’ class with faculty member Jonathan Stafford
1 AM Metropolitan Opera House tour with Ryan Speedo Green and Susanna Phillips
2:30 PM Rehearsal for The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
4 PM Performance by jazz pianist Elio Villafranca and musician Abdou Mboup and tour of Jazz at Lincoln Center
4:30 PM Rehearsal for New York Philharmonic Ensembles, the Philharmonic’s chamber music series
5 PM Performance by piano virtuoso Lang Lang
7:15 PM Backstage access before a New York Philharmonic concert
8:00 PM Interview with celebrated filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar about his new film, Julieta
8:30 PM Performance by jazz pianist Marc Cary at the David Rubenstein Atrium
10 PM Visit to New York’s famous Josie Robertson Plaza, home of the Revson Fountain
10:30 PM Curtain call of Lincoln Center Theater's production of the musical Falsettos on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theatre, and a post-show stage door hangout with cast members and fans
Curators at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will “show and tell” highlights from the Library’s collection. Throughout the day on Facebook, there will also be ticket giveaways and opportunities for fans to engage with the action.
Visit Facebook.com/LincolnCenterNYC for more information.
(Updated October 7, 2016)