Around The Block, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization, cultivates urban community participation in arts and technologies, with a focus on the New York City area. We welcome people of all backgrounds and levels of expertise to our activities, which include workgroups, performances, and exhibits. Membership in Around The Block is not required in order to participate in most ATB activities (and in particular those held at branches of the New York Public Library). Membership dues and contributions are tax-deductible. Contribute

Nikaury Rodriguez

Nikaury Rodriguez is an actor, dramaturg, director, teaching artist, skills/diversity trainer, and dancer from NYC. For many years, she has delivered customized learning through theatre for people of all ages/settings and companies. Nikaury has collaborated with organizations including: Around The Block (Board member), Henry Street Settlement, TDF, Manhattan Theatre Club, Manhattan Class Co., ArtsConnection, Ecko Arts, and JACK Arts (co-founder & Board Member), to name a few.

Vested Interests reading

Around The Block/Al Doblar La Esquina

Monday June 5, 2023 6:00 pm
at the Dramatists Guild

presents a reading of
Vested Interests
Carlos Jerome #
with inspiration from Los intereses creados by Jacinto Benavente
and nods to El caballero de Illescas by Lope de Vega
directed by
Gloria Zelaya*


Web and Systems Workgroup

ATB Web and Systems Workgroup in collaboration with the Object Data and Knowledge Management Group. Workgroup meeting, Monday,  6:30 – 8:45 pm

Location to be announced.
Please call for location.  212-673-9187

Wireless environment provided. (However, participants are not required to bring laptops.)
The group meets every 2 weeks in the evenings.