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October 2021

How To Make Hell Cozy

October 23, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

The City Artists Corps Showcase at Queens Theatre Type of event: Theatre performance When the only relief from week-long tropical storms is earthquakes, fire-nadoes and long spells of dangerous air quality, hope can be hard to come by. In this queer, gothic adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper,  native New Yorker Veronica struggles with loneliness and climate anxiety as she shelters inside a government-run apartment that she thinks has been empty since she arrived. Unbeknownst to Veronica, her…

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Under One Sky

October 23, 2021 @ 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
The Claire Shulman Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South
Corona, NY 11368 United States

The City Artists Corps Showcase at Queens Theatre Type of performance: Music Concert "Under One Sky" is a one-hour concert. Singer Vivi Hu will be singing songs involving elements of the moon, stars, sky, and love in Chinese and English. Her goal is to show though we all have diverse cultures, languages, instruments, colors of skin, we share the same sky and love. She will be accompanied by pianist/producer Shereen Cheong and a pipa player. The songs are rearranged in…

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Songs & Poetry of Migration, Refuge, and Finding Home

October 23, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Claire Shulman Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South
Corona, NY 11368 United States

The City Artists Corps Showcase at Queens Theatre Type of event: Music and Theatre performance, reading Judith Sloan brings guest singers and pianist to perform songs from her play-in-progress It Can Happen Here which follows the lives of five women in Queens, New York who are bonded together through their neighborhood hair salon. Sloan will also be presenting a short piece from her collaborative work 1001 Voices: An Anthem for A New America. Guests include featured singers: Meah Pace, Melissa…

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Salomé v. John

October 23, 2021 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
The Claire Shulman Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South
Corona, NY 11368 United States

The City Artist Corps Showcase at Queens Theatre A sneak peak of songs from the musical in progress, Salomé vs. John. Salomé vs. John is a musical experience that brings the entire audience into King Herod's famous birthday celebration with dancing and drinks, guitars and mandolins! Meet the artists REBECCA APARICIO & STEPHEN ELKINS Rebecca Aparicio & Stephen Elkins' work includes the award-winning musical Pedro Pan, which was developed by New York Musical Festival, Musical Theatre Factory, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat,…

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COLORFULL Storytelling

October 23, 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The City Artists Corps Showcase at Queens Theatre A curated storytelling show featuring three tellers and a poet who share true personal stories from their experiences. Hold on to your seats for a fun filled evening. The event will include a host, live musician, storytellers, and a poet. This show will be filmed for a documentary. Meet the artist BARON CARR BARON CARR is a Producer + Actor + Writer who develops storytelling shows and produces short documentaries highlighting BIPOC…

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Roots to Rap: Evolutions of American Rhythm

October 23, 2021 @ 8:45 pm - 9:45 pm
The Claire Shulman Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South
Corona, NY 11368 United States

The City Artists Corps Showcase at Queens Theatre Type of event: Dance, Theatre Performance What happened when enslaved Africans were banned from playing their drums in the American south? Find out on this engaging and interactive journey through 400 years of history as we explore the ideas and innovations that created the blues, jazz, rock & roll, hip-hop and other uniquely American forms of music and dance. Meet the artists OKRA DANCE COMPANY OKRA DANCE Company's mission is to enlighten…

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DiverseCity Plan

October 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The City Artist Corps Showcase at Queens Theatre Type of event: Film/Media Screening New York is one of the most diverse cities in the US, and yet it has the country's most segregated public school system. When the mayor vowed to tackle segregation, a group of parents in Queens organized themselves in fierce support or opposition to the policy. 67 years after Brown v. Board of Education, can New York public schools be integrated? Meet the artist JOY LE LI…

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Inner City Fencers

October 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Claire Shulman Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South
Corona, NY 11368 United States

The City Artists Corps Showcase at Queens Theatre Type of event: Film screening and demonstration Two teachers of an after school fencing program for kids in Harlem and Queens meet a filmmaker and travel to the campus of the NCAA National Champions in fencing to fulfill a dream. Meet the artist DANIEL FEIGHERY Daniel is an award winning filmmaker with 20 years experience on film sets in New York and Los Angeles. He strives to create great art with socially…

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Five Short Documentaries

October 24, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Type of event: Film screening Five short documentary films exploring the international multidisciplinary artist Sook Jin Jo's diverse and dynamic work, including her work with sculpture, installation, performance art and architecture. Interviews with the artist feature an in-depth discussion of her architectural installation in Tipitapa, Nicaragua as well as her overall body of work and include footage of her collaborative performance work with the award winning composer and clarinetist, Derek Bermel in South Korea and Brazil. Screened works include Sejong's…

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Yu.S.Artistry/Wave of Colors

October 24, 2021 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
The Claire Shulman Theatre, 14 United Nations Avenue South
Corona, NY 11368 United States

Yu.S.Artistry is a New York City based contemporary dance ensemble composed of freelance dance artists, who collaborate with artistic director Yuki Ishiguro in creating and performing choreographic works on national and international performance platforms. Yu.S.Artistry aims to discover fluid, but powerful and unique imagery based on Yuki's background - ballet to trained with underground artists such as street performers, Break dancers. Meet the artist YUKI ISHIGURO Yuki Ishiguro, originally from Japan, is a New York based dancer/choreographer. Yuki is trained…

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