The New York Korean Performing Arts Center

About NYKPAC

The New York Korean Performing Arts Center (NYKPAC) was founded in 1986 as the Korean Traditional Arts Community.

With growing community support, the association adopted its name,

The New York Korean Performing Arts Center is dedicated to traditional and contemporary Korean music and dance as a home for teaching, performance and outreach.

The center promotes global understanding and appreciation of Korea’s artistic heritage to contemporary American society.

  • SPACE FOR THE ARTIST

    KPAC is a home for the company, has rehearsal space for the artists, outreach programs for local audiences, and a school that offers music and dance classes to students of all ages.

  • CULTURAL HEALING

    The organization serves a vital role in New York City through the teaching of traditional arts to members of the Korean community, and through performances for both Korean and general audiences.

  • PUBLIC TRUSTY

    Since 1998, KPAC has received annual grants from the Folk Arts Program of the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). In 2013, KPAC was awarded a grant from New York Stage on the Arts for the Korean Music and Dance Education for Children.

  • SOUNDS OF KOREA

    Consisting of a dance troupe, an instrumental chamber ensemble and a percussion ensemble.

What others say about us

Sam Toronczyk

I feel privileged to be associated with an organization so dedicated to the community. I hope to do more and more in the future!

Sam ToronczykWikiTravel
Jerry Wartski

It is a memorable occasion, indeed, and may you continue to carry on with your indispensable mission to share the beauty of Korean traditional culture.

Jerry WartskiCEOMedia Wiki
Edison Ballroom

In honor of KPAC for spreading light and bringing hope and joy to the many who pass through their doors.

Edison BallroomPublic RelationsMax Mobilcom
Midway Hotel

Congratulations to an honor well deserved. With respect and admiration from all of us.

Midway HotelDean of MedicineDoom Inc
ABC Dental

With sincere admiration and respect for our dear friends at KPAC, your devotion and enthusiasm for sharing Korean Traditional Culture is an inspiration to us all.

ABC Dental
Kim’s Jewelry

We proudly sponsor and thank KPAC for their dedication and commitment to serving and educating the community. Happy 20th Anniversary! We wish you continued success!

Kim’s Jewelry
Sue Yeon Park

Sue Yeon Park

President & Artistic Director
Karen Lee

Karen Lee

Board Chairperson

Welcome! This is our dedicated Team. Did we say that we would love to work with you? So dont be shy, get in touch!

Songhee Lee

Songhee Lee

Senior Dancer
Hae Sun Jung

Hae Sun Jung

Senior Dancer
Nakyung Shin

Nakyung Shin

Dancer
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