From the CEO

CEO Naima Kradjian

A word from Chief Executive Officer Naima Kradjian…

How exciting to enter into a second decade! We look forward to making many memories together.

After 10 years we are embedded within the community by hosting a neighborhood Trunk or Treat, National Night Out, Promise Zone activities and by our participation in the JC Holiday Parade. We have held numerous community workshops, created the Health & Cultural District, hosted SRO Productions, weddings, milestone birthdays, anniversaries and private corporate events.

In the past 10 years we have presented over 500 performances in the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage That’s a minimum audience of 50,000!!!

We have offered you performances of over 150 Comedians, 140 Jazz Jams, 25 Jazz concerts, 22 swing concerts, 50 Family Friendly shows, 75 High Quality Story Time children’s theatre experiences, 40 entertaining education based shows, 15 Musical Theatre Summer Camps, 35 Classical Music concerts, 30 Cabarets featuring the Great American Songbook, 15 Dance performances, 10 free concerts. 9 staged Readings of new work, 2 Press Conferences for Governor Andrew Cuomo and 1 Mind reader.

All the while keeping the capital project moving forward by acquiring surrounding real estate and stabilizing 2 grand historic buildings securing our collective legacy.

How did we do all this ?

We have a dedicated Board, incredible staff and a team of over 150 volunteers .
And most importantly …. We have the support from you…and your friends and neighbors.

We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

We promise you even more magic, laughs, giggles, amazement, insight and empathy in the decade to come.