Box Burners

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | SHARE

A new ALL ARTS series highlighting artistic creators redefining their fields through works that challenge expected norms. Episodes will highlight Heartbeat Opera, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Rafael Colon, Chinatown Art Brigade, Studio Museum in Harlem, Penny Arcade and more.

 

Premieres Thursday, October 31 on the ALL ARTS streaming app, YouTube, Facebook and allarts.org

 

Premiering Thursday, October 31, Box Burners, a new ALL ARTS digital series, will explore artists whose work is innovative and so outside the box, they’ve burned the box. The premiere episode will feature the theatrical opera company Heartbeat Opera and be followed on Thursday, November 21 with Rafael Colon. The series will return in the new year with monthly episodes on the last Thursday of each month. Other “box burners” that will be featured include Anthony Roth Costanzo, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Chinatown Art Brigade and Penny Arcade.

Episode Lineup and Premiere Dates:

Thursday October 31
Box Burners: Heartbeat Opera
Heartbeat Opera takes a 400-year-old art form out of its box – 6-inch heels required. Join the cast and crew of Heartbeat’s annual drag opera extravaganza – this one titled, “Dragus Maximus.” Artists, writers, producers and performers of the young opera company are encouraged to examine traditional boundaries and flex their creative muscles, all to excite new and old opera audiences alike.

Thursday November 21
Box Burners: Rafael Colon
When Lenore Grossman developed an illness which required hiring a trainer, Rafael Colón answered the call. Through time, Lenore came to realize where his true passions were. “Rafael saw himself as a lover of art,” Grossman says, “but I saw him as an artist.” Watch as this Marine-turned-artist bends the rules of what constitutes a canvas and finds support in unexpected places.

Thursday January 30, 2020
Box Burners: Glass Handel

Thursday February 27, 2020
Box Burners: Studio Museum Harlem

Thursday March 26, 2020
Box Burners: Chinatown Art Brigade

Thursday April 30, 2020
Box Burners: Penny Arcade

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Box Burners is an ALL ARTS Original Production. Elizabeth Svokos is Series Producer.
For ALL ARTS Kristy Geslain is Senior Producer. Joe Harrell is Senior Director. Diane Masciale is Executive in Charge.

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