Project :Open Box. Monthly Art & Performance Mixer

Free Last Fridays! We have a monthly mixer with exhibitions of work by A-K Arts Collective and a unique blend live entertainment from a variety of bay area’s best! Our opening gala featured performances  choreographed by Sandrine Cassini & Erik Wagner. Erik Wagner also performed an incredible improvised solo, the talented butoh contortionist Michael Curran, the hilarious puppeteer Nick Knave and an ever entertaining dance duo with Nol Simonse.


Friday, March 28, 8-10pm, our feature performance artist, musician and boundary breaking,  fabulous Faux Queen Trixxie Carr!


Last Friday in May…nope. 4th Friday…cuz we are busy being in Vegas!

An evening of live performance & art with a multitude of magnificent artists including:

The devine & beautifully moving Mojo DeVille

A new solo performed by the noble Noah Kopp

LIVE ART created on the spot by Pete Doolittle
A collection of his works will be displayed and for sale.
A brand new collaboration with body mapping multimedia & projection artist Paul Ackerman and Release Technique Choreographer Luis Paul Canales dancing with the light.

****Do you have an act, show, performance, piece, movement, song, duet, poem, sketch, or whatnot that
you would like to show here at Little Boxes Theater?
Please don’t hesitate to contact us with a direct message or email:



Come on down and join us for drink or two!
We have a line up of beautiful humans 🙂

Musical Duo Shobhan Smash & Simon Templar will tickle your eardrums & perform their unique original songs. The professional tease Mercy Christine Daaé will be fluffing her feathers for you. We are pleased to bring back projection artist friends from last month: Paul Ackerman. Working in collaboration with Santa Cruz acrobatic teacher, aerialist and gymnast Chelsea Anne Moreno on the Lyra. An edgy sexy atmospheric choreographed piece with lots of color, passion and music by Kronos. And last but not least the ever fantastic Luis Paul Canales will surprise our eyes yet again pushing the envelope!

and usually a surprise improv act….don’t leave early!

A Variety Style Evening of Entertainment while enjoying Cheap Drinks with Artists & Performers!


This month we are excited to be hosting the beautiful and talented Star Shine to our stage! She has an avant guard dance piece en pointe that you will not want to miss a moment of….get ready to be in awe! Feel free to check out one of her past performances and you will see why we are thrilled to host her here at Little Boxes Theater!


Princess Cream Pie will be singing her naughty heart out with bawdy musical parodies a la Disney that will make you wish you wore that adult diaper!


Karlyn DeSteno a singer/songwriter will be playing guitar and singing original work!


Karen Penley will be doing a comedic theatrical number:
‘Feral Girl’.
Find out more:


Vollmer ending our evening off with a live set of
Rock n roll and blues inspired by the ultimate game of william tell and to remind you that the Voice of the Muse always comes at a price…
They are dedicated San Francisco artists, fans of Joan and Bill, avowed feminists, we’re here to examine the price of inspiration, and to bring light to the memory of Joan Vollmer, and others (including Bill) whose sacrifices made possible some of the greatest literature of the last century.


do you want to perform? have something in mind?
Here at Little Boxes Theater, we have a very open door policy. Our goal to is to create an inviting environment for all types of artists to feel welcome sharing what they do with other artists and friends.
email us a few details about what you would like to share:

AUGUST: Free Last Friday! For the Burners who aren’t going…and everyone else.

Little Boxes Theater is here for you just when you thought there was nothing fun & FREE to do on the last Friday of the month when all those other people you like to hang out with are gone getting burnt.Our performers for the evening of entertainment:
Vaudie Vaudie Vaudie! Vaudie Va Boom
she directs the world’s only cannibalistic can-can troupe called The Can-Cannibals
She is also the co-creator of the dynamic burlesque duo The Dishrag Dollies!
Bella Badonkadonk Burlesque Performance Art!
Green Tooth Girl with lyrics are chilling vocalizations of her dreams and fantasy.
Hot Giggles! A San Francisco Comedy Troupe!
 Let us know if you or anyone you know has an act/piece/dance/performance/song/poem/etc that is aching to be seen outside of their domicile/bedroom/mirror self reflection!
Our talented performers this month include:
Noah Kopp. Noah is a dancer and choreographer of original works. Come see his movements debut here at Little Boxes Theater!
A short clip can be found here:
 Rusty Rebar & Shavi Blake.
Poetry and spoken word joined together with improvisational harmonizing tunes to nod your head to!
NO SPELL CHECK! Live writings by Aaron Simunovich on his vintage cabernet colored Smith-Corona typewriter. Inspired by crowd participation with their suggestions of words & topics!
After the performances……..impromptu pole instructions and yes cheap drinks to ENJOY!
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Ok…so this one isn’t on the Final Friday…cuz that lands on Halloween…and we figured that would cut into our trick or treating time….
This month we are pleased to be graced with the exquisite professional dancer, Nicole Jackman,
who will be performing a brand-new and original piece choreographed specifically for her by the talented Marika Brussel. This presentation will be their debut of work together and we are honored to share it here at Little Boxes Theater.
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Princess Cream Pie! YES YES YES! She’s back with her bawdy act which will undoubtably leave you in stitches. Disney’s princesses told her their secrets that are too naughty for words unsung! Prepare to laugh your ass off!
Joining us for the first time is Omer Gal, who is a musical performance artist. He will be sharing his ‘Shitheads’ act here and well we don’t know exactly what to expect but to say the least, it looks like quite a unique sight to be seen and heard indeed!
We also have a beautiful Butoh inspired dance choreographed and performed by the humble Bob Webb.
Nov. 28, 2014
This month’s mixer falls on the craziest buying shit you don’t need day of the year. Avoid all that commercialized sheep shopping mental nonsense. Join us for evening of entertainment with a handful of talented artists sharing what they love just for the sake of ART.
Leah Marie Bueno of STRANDEDartists is going to perform a unique duet dancing together with Keith McCann. We are very excited to host this beautiful duo!


Michael Glenn performed an excerpt from an original play of his own making proving the inert minutiae of    corporate relationships and the nonsensical guidelines of the plebeian Ego.  A full weekend of showings of this Original Work will be the third weekend of May. Support Local Art!!!


Aaron Simunovich with his unique unedited LIVE typing on our vintage cabernet Smith Corona..topics by audience participation; so bring your .50 cent words to the table!


Yes…of course…we are still adding to the line-up…how you would like to show off your talents?
Got a friend who needs to get up on stage already and share their work in progress?
please feel free to contact us directly; we’re very open minded regarding performance pieces and welcome all with open arms into our small arts space. Please email us here:

A-K Arts will be offering quick gesture poses for all you artists out there intermittently throughout the evening. However, we will only be posing if we see those sketchpads out & crayons in hand!
Check out a glimpse of art influenced by their human form:
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We will also be selling raffles to win various prints featuring A-K Arts Collective.
some examples of this photography can be found here:

*****OPEN BOX****
January 30th edition

This event will be an evening full of talent and not to be missed. Unique and exciting works by a variety of friends, new and old and maybe some untold…..

It is a free event however we kindly, graciously appreciate and accept donations.. please feel free to donate here

We honored to share our stage once again with choreographer, dancer & teacher Erik Wagner!
This time he will be sharing his newest creation.
“Glass Slippers”, a dance piece about the psychological and physical manifestations of unrest, and states of dis-ease or being without ease. In a delusional state, false hope of comfort come in many forms.
Copious Dance Theater, a San Francisco based modern dance company directed bKat Roman will be performing Wagner‘s work.


The Musical man Sean Lee aka The Man of Drum Stringer: one man banjo band! Yup he does it solo & LIVE!
He plays banjo & is a vocalist with The Hobo Gobbelins, another must see band!


We warmly welcome back dancer Julia Eiser who will be performing an original expressive dance piece. Her background is ballet and contemporary dance.


Zenotope is the experimental future bass musical project of producer Zaak Kerstetter. Zenotope focuses on building diverse soundscapes that envelop the listener in a multilayered realm by interweaving elements of glitch, ambient, downtempo, and bass with doses of classical, sci-fi, and surrealist influences. When Zenotope creates, he channels musical concepts that immerse listeners in emotion.

Aaron Simunovich with his vintage Smith Corona Typewriter inspired by your words, yes it’s an audience participation poetry-ish writing performance on the spot with NO SPELLCHECK!

yes…..there may be more…..cuz why the fuck not?
got something you want to share?


Get here before the show starts…its just better that way!


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