Performances

Productions Fit for the Big Apple

Columbia Event Management helps organizers execute performances and productions that are on par with events found on Broadway and all over New York City.

From theatrical events and concerts to fashion shows and dance performances, our team can help you book space, understand policy, and plan out the most technical needs like lighting, sound and effects.

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This option is for guests or Columbia affiliates without an EMS Account.

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Columbia Affiliates with an EMS Account should submit requests through EMS.

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Dance performance on stage in Lerner Hall

Possibilities

Depending on your affiliation, review our helpful guides to securing space, understanding the process, and navigating policy before you get started.

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Students

Students plan amazing performances! Make sure to consult with your adviser before you get started, then work with our team to request space and plan services.

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Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff host performances for the Columbia community and beyond in our venues. Learn how our team can help you orchestrate your next work of art.

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Guests

Guests to Columbia are able to make use of our historic venues for events of all scales. Get to know our venues and services, then talk to our team about how to get planning.

AV and Technical Services

Our Technical Services team provides audio, visual, lighting expertise and equipment for productions and performances of all scales.

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Lighting

Whether it's dramatic stage lighting or custom spotlights, our team can help you plan how this effect can make your event extra special.

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Sound

Music, amplified sound, and other audio effects are an important component to any production. Our team of experts audio and visual technicians are here to support.

Projection of the Columbia crown on a screen in Lerner Hall
Visual

Whether it's a projection or another visual effect, our team can help you plan and execute to enhance the impact of your performance.