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Housed in the landmark 1858 First Reformed Dutch Church, located at 153-10 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica NY, the Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC) is a state of the art 400 seat performance space. Built in the early Romanesque revival style and designed by master carpenter Sidney J. Young, with the assistance of master mason Anders Peterson, the building features a gabled brick facade with brownstone trim, arched entryways, asymmetrical towers and stained glass windows.


JPAC was recently awarded the Lucy G. Moses Award, the NY Landmarks Conservancy’s highest award honoring outstanding achievement in preservation.


Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC) is now a multi-functional venue in the heart of Queens, NYC. Close to major transportation, the 400-seat theater can be configured to accommodate various events. From concerts and fashion shows to film festivals and galas. JPAC is the venue for your next event!


Venue Features

  • Full service front and back of house amenities

  • State of the art production and AV

  • Excellent management and support staff

  • Multipurpose rehearsal and performance space

For rental inquiry please email 

Stage Availability


. Stage is Available 24/7 (Appointment only)

. Long Term / Daily / Hourly

. For more info please email




Stage Specs

750 square foot SoundStage L30 x W25 x H20 to Light Grid, White CYC, Green Screen

Power Distribution 200 Amp 3 Phase Total of 600 Amp Power (Cam lock), light Grid, Green Room, Talent Holding Area, Ten Dedicated Make Up Stations, Private Makeup and Bathroom Area, Wardrobe Rooms, Free WIFI, 2,400 square feet for Set Building,

HVAC/Heater, Crew and Producer parking available, Stage Lift

(718) 658-7400


161-04 Jamaica Ave,
Jamaica, NY 11432, USA


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