Our Projects

The Avenue Blackbox is a safe, bold, creative black-owned performing arts space located in Historic Joseph Avenue neighborhood of Rochester, NY created to offer affordable, meaningful, culturally rich experiences created by artists of color, youth, LGBTQ+, emerging BIPOC creatives, and cultural collaborators traditionally marginalized or silenced in a wide array of artistic disciplines to city of Rochester residents and visitors. 

 

We seek to create a sustainable partnership with the Joseph Avenue neighborhood and the larger community in all that we do that ultimately transforms an art dessert to a dynamic, vibrant, nucleus of socially impactful, community-centric arts corridor. 

Since opening June 2018, we have proudly offered a variety of community-friendly shows, productions, and programs with our youth and emerging creatives at the center!

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    A.C.T. Project

    The Avenue Children's Theatre Project which includes noDrama Club, STEAM2Stage, and more is where the cool kids come to play. Youth of all ages.

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    Avenue COL|LAB

    The Avenue is honored to host and create with artists-in-residence, curators, producers and some of our communities most innovative creatives in Rochester and beyond. Our collaborators mentor youth, create space, and contribute to the vitality of the neighborhood and community.

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    Avenue Teen Fellowship

    More about this project soon.

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    Behind the 4th Wall

    More about this project soon.

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    Lit Arts

    More about this project soon.

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    Music on the Ave

    More about this project soon.

780 joseph avenue rochester ny 14621

585.491.6730 |info@avenuetheatre.org