New Academic Complex Theater

Upcoming Events

Best of New York Awards Presentation

Join us for a night of celebration and discovery at City Tech!

Enjoy good food and conversation with distinguished alumni, faculty and students while you explore our new state-of-the-art Academic Complex. You and your guests will have an all-access pass to wander through dynamic showcases from select programs at the College — Mechatronics, Emerging Media, Architectural Design, Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Radiology and Communication Design.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Presentation: 6:00 pm

Reception: 6:45 pm

Showcase Tours: 7:30 pm



In addition to presenting and producting, the New Academic Complex Theater has an active rental service that brings exciting and new events to the Brooklyn Downtown scene. The beautiful facilities are professionally equipped and can accommodate a wide range of performing arts events such as concerts, dance, music, theater, as well as film screenings, corporate functions and educational seminars. We offer state of the art technology and impressive service, all at competitive market based rates.

For rental inquiries, please email

Academic Complex Layout
Place Seats
Orchestra 382
Mezzanine 222
Balcony 390
Boxes 32
Total seats: 1026
Theater Seats

Workable space 48’ x 31’ plus 15’ x 7’ area for table


2nd floor theater lounge – furniture and tables available

Capacity 80-150 people

2nd floor
2nd floor 2

1 Breakout Room - 100 seats

4 Breakout Rooms - 50 seats

1 Gymnasium

room 1
  • Workable space 48’ wide x 28’ deep to black drape
  • Wings 14’ wide x 30’ deep to wall
  • Solar shades - Available for all productions

Access to stage available from front of house and backstage

Equipments Description
1 Green room area
2 Dressing rooms with sinks
1 Shower
2 Greenroom restrooms
  • ETC Eos Ti Lighting Board


    • 4,096 or 24,576 Outputs *
    • 32,768 Control Channels (mapped to any number from 1 to 99,999)
    • 10,000 Cues
    • 999 Cue Lists
    • 999 Submasters
    • 100 Fader Pages
    • 4 x 1000 Palettes (Intensity, Focus, Color, Beam)
    • 1000 Presets (all palette)
    • 1000 Groups
    • 1000 Effects (relative, absolute or step)
    • 99,999 Macros
    • 1000 Snapshots
    • 1000 Curves
    • 1000 Color Paths
    • Solid- state hard drive
    • USB ports for flash drives, pointing devices, keyboards
  • *Devices with 3 DVI connectors on the back panel can upgrade to 16,384 outputs.

  • ETC Source Four 750 watt Ellipsoidal

    20 units - 14 degrees
    30 units - 19 degrees
    60 units - 26 degrees
    80 units - 36 degrees
    20 units - 50 degrees
    Multiple Accessories available

    ETC Source Four 750 watt PAR

    46 units Multiple Accessories available

    Super Korrigan 1200 watt Spotlight

    2 units

    Cyc Lights

    9 units Selador Series

  • Yamaha CL5 digital mixing console

    2 Yamaha Rio 3224-D IO interfaces for CL5

    Meyers speakers though out theater

    12 channel wireless Shure ULXD receivers

    • 13 Shure ULXD1 Wireless Bodypack Transmitters
    • 13 DPA 4061 Lavalier Microphones
    • 8 Shure SM58 Wireless Handheld Microphones
    • 8 Shure MX410 Wireless 10” Cardioid Gooseneck Microphones
  • Clear-Com MS-704 4 Channel system

    12 RS-601 Wired Beltpacks

    1 TW-47 Walkie Talkie Interface

  • Pro L1505U Laser WUXGA 3LCD Projector with 4K Enhancement & Standard Lens.
    Aspect Ratio - 16:10

Visit us


By train:

You can reach us from any of the train lines below. Select one for more information:

By bus:

B26, B37, B38, B41, B51, B52, B54, B61, B67 or B75.

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Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge Hotel
350 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York, NY 11201

City Parking
85 Flatbush Ave Ext, Brooklyn, New York, NY 11201

Enterprise Parking Systems
306 Gold St, Brooklyn, New York, NY 11201

One Metro Tech Center Garage
351 Jay St, Brooklyn, New York, NY 11201

215 Jay St. Garage
120 Concord St, Brooklyn,New York, NY 11201

Brooklyn Downtown

New Academic Complex Theater is located in Downtown Brooklyn (285 Jay Street, New York, NY 11201), next to the Brooklyn Bridge.

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About us

City Tech’s new 1,026 seat theater is available for a wide variety of events, including theater productions, dance, music, conferences, galas, corporate functions, and meetings.


Adam Walker Director of Theater Operations


New Academic Complex Theater, 285 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201