Our Partners

NEW YORK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) is an independent organization that provides Ragtime on Ellis Island with fiscal sponsorship and 501(c)(3) status.

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

The National Park Service (NPS) both approves and monitors occupation of Ellis Island.

EVELYN HILL

Evelyn Hill is the contracting service for NPS. All island catering, rental, and event services must coordinate with Evelyn Hill. The majority of event coordination will be handled by Director of Sales, Patti Golden.

STATUE CRUISES

In order to get to the island, patrons take a 10-minute ride on one of six ferries, chartered by Statue Cruises. Our primary point of contact is Client Relations Officer, Tara McGill.

BESTEK

Bestek is the island’s sound and lighting rental and design entity. Our primary point of contact is William Haviland, who is currently designing the ideal technical set-up for our production.

MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL

Music Theatre International (MTI) provides the license to perform Ragtime.

ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION

Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) is the organization that grants permission to employ and subsequently protects union as well as non-union performers.

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Footage from The Library of Congress Archives

Copyright: Thomas A. Edison; 24July1903; H33775.
Camera, Alfred C. Abadie.
Photographed July 9, 1903.