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.

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    Wellness Wednesdays

    More about this project soon.

780 joseph avenue rochester ny 14621

585.491.6730 |info@avenuetheatre.org

 

 

 

We respectfully acknowledge that we do this work on Onöndowa’ga:’ (Seneca) land.

We recognize the Haudenosaunee People and their indigenous ancestors as the original and traditional stewards of this land

and respect the enduring relationship that exists between Indigenous Peoples and their traditional territories.