Eric Darton

Friday, March 20, 1987. 8:30 pm

Eric Darton

Friday, March 20, 1987. 8:30 pm

“climb”, solo and ensemble works, a Yomoma Arts production, transcending monolinguistics.”


Eric Darton was born in New York in 1950 and grew up in Greenwich Village, the East Village and Chelsea. From 1964 to 1968, he attended Seward Park High School on the Lower East Side. Darton received a BA with honors from Empire State College in 1990 and an MA in Media Studies from Hunter College in 1994.

In 1985, Darton founded Yomoma Arts, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that produced and presented Music For Hot Sundays! (¡Musica para domingos calientes!) – a series of multi-genre cultural festivals in NYC public parks. Yomoma Arts also produced two literary series: LitSal and Reading the Bronx as well as LitDisc, a kiosk featuring videos of poetry, fiction and storytelling performances in English, Spanish and Chinese that toured the city’s parks and public places.