LUMBERYARD BLOG

Our inaugural ADI/NYC season is underway at The Kitchen in New York City with performances through July 2. Along with sold out houses and solid reviews of the three new works presented to date — mention of Lumberyard is finding its way into the press. ‘Catskill’s moment’ Village Voice, New York’s longtime arts and entertainment

Michael Moy and Joe Sniado transform vacant mechanic’s garage into sought-after party venue

Following our May 7 Groundbreaking Celebration, about 150 guests gathered to learn more about Lumberyard. Guests enjoyed wine and delicious food by Hudson-based Talbott & Arding. A video highlighted some innovative work we’ve presented. It also included interviews by choreographers whose work has greatly benefited from Lumberyard support. Party performance Executive Director Adrienne Willis introduced Doug Elkins

We were honored to welcome more than 300 guests to our Groundbreaking Celebration on May 7. Thank you to all who attended, including Catskill residents and those who travelled from throughout the Hudson Valley and eastern United States. As Executive Director Adrienne Willis told guests, our dream of building a preeminent performance venue for contemporary

After more than three decades living and working in Catskill, Don Gibson is comfortable characterizing the influx of new businesses and arts initiatives to town as a Renaissance. The president and CEO of The Bank of Greene County says he began to notice a change about three years ago and has continued to be impressed

When ADI began looking for property in the Hudson Valley area, Natasha Witka was recommended as a realtor and quickly got to know our team. Natasha saw momentum building in the Valley’s economy beginning about three years ago. She was inspired to from Manhattan back to Catskill, where she had grown up. ADI began talking

A family-run lumber business that has helped build much of Greene County over the last four generations is lending its support to our Groundbreaking Celebration. Genn Hagan, one of the partners at GNH Lumber, has been quick to welcome us to Catskill and share with us her good experience of running a business in the

The award winning entrepreneurs behind Crossroads Brewing Company beer are rallying once again in support of their community, recently offering their popular beverages to the menu of our Groundbreaking Celebration. Excited to have @crossroadsbrewingco sponsoring our Groundbreaking Celebration next month! #CrossroadsBrewingCo #ADI #ADILumberyard A photo posted by American Dance Institute (@adi_dc) on Apr 4, 2016

Meet Chris Bolan!

Friday / April 22 / 2016 by

Chris Bolan has been in Catskill a lot lately, getting to know residents, business owners and community leaders as well as sharing with them some details of our plans. As Community Relations Manager, Chris is ADI’s on-the-ground contact in Catskill while the ADI Lumberyard transformation into a performing arts facility is getting underway. If you

A creative couple who recently chose Catskill as the base for their web development agency is supporting ADI Lumberyard with a sponsorship for our May 7 Groundbreaking Celebration. We’ve enjoyed getting to know Akemi Hiatt and Paolo Vidali of Hidden Gears whose office is on Catskill’s Main Street. The soon-to-be married couple recently shared with

You’re invited

Thursday / April 07 / 2016 by

Join us on Saturday, May 7 for the ADI/Lumberyard Groundbreaking Celebration! All are invited to help kick-off the renovations of ADI/Lumberyard, a new home for contemporary dance and performance in the Hudson Valley. Join us at at 50 Water St. in Catskill between noon and 3 p.m for the celebration and shovel ceremony. Throughout the

Let’s Celebrate!

Thursday / December 17 / 2015 by

Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul visits the future home of ADI/Lumberyard in the Village of Catskill. ADI/Lumberyard Executive Director Adrienne Willis and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul. We got word from the State of New York that we’re recipients of a $500,000 state grant to help fund renovations of our property in the historic village of Catskill,

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