The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College develops and presents adventurous shows to audiences around the world in the hamlet of Annandale on Hudson, New York. The Center is named after Richard B. Fisher, the former Chairman of Bard’s Board of Directors.
Architect Frank Gehrya has designed a 10,000 m² center with two theatres, four rehearsal studios for dance, theatre and music.
The Sosnoff Theatre, is a 900-seat theatre with an orchestra pit for opera with an acoustic designed by Yasuhisa Toyota.
The Centre presents more than 200 events each year. He is known for the Bard Music Festival and SummerScape, an annual festival of:
The Center’s adventurous programs and world-class facilities provide an exceptional environment for:
- Living the experience
Opened in 2003, the Fisher Center is the most ambitious capital project in the College’s history.