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PATH OFFERING LOCAL ARTISTS NEW PLATFORMS TO EXPRESS THEIR ARTISTIC ABILITIES

Date: Mar 13, 2019
Press Release Number: 35-2019

PATH Performs! auditions scheduled March 27 & 28 for local entertainers eager to share their talents at select Hudson County PATH stations

In partnership with the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, PATH is hosting auditions for singers, dancers, musicians, comedians and poets who interested in using five PATH stations in Hudson County as stages to express their artistic talents.

As part of the new PATH Performs! Art in Transit program, selected artists will be given the opportunity to perform on a volunteer basis and share their talents with thousands of riders passing through the following Hudson County PATH stations: Hoboken, Journal Square, Harrison, Newport and Exchange Place. Currently, the Grove Street station is not part of the schedule due to space restrictions and other considerations.

The registration deadline is March 21. Auditions are scheduled between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 28 at the William Brennan Courthouse, 583 Newark Ave. in Jersey City.

To register for either audition night, go to www.panynj.gov/PATHPerforms to complete an audition application, learn about performance guidelines and obtain additional information.

Performances will be permitted only in program-approved designated areas within the stations. Performers are strictly prohibited from impeding the safe flow and movement of passengers entering and exiting the stations, and must adhere to performance guidelines and PATH rules and regulations.

Contact:
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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