Fri, Oct 27, 2023 | 7:00 pm
Doors open at 6:30 pm
$12 for students
(18 & under or College ID req)
$15 in Advance
$20 at the Door
$25 VIP (Includes Reception)
Kolton Harris, a multi-hyphenate artist based in New London County, is premiering the latest installment in his music short film series with Breathe Rite.
Kolton’s series of four music short films combine storytelling with musical exploration around the themes of equity, justice, humanity and unity. Each film is based off of a song from his EP called 4Freedom. The series includes Black Joy, Nightmare, and The Cure.
- SPECIAL SCREENING: Tough Times (7min) directed by Connor Rousseau
- PREMIERE: Breathe Rite (@30min)
- Q&A with Kolton & guests immediately following moderated by Frances Pollock, CEO of Midnight Oil Collective
- VIP Reception to follow with DJ Mark Little
Breathe Rite follows a former secret agent as he must return to the field when a new start up company uses a life threatening aromatherapy to detox the human race and destroy a generation. The film was shot in New London County at the The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Connecticut College and The Garde. The cast and crew was composed of local talent featuring alums of both Connecticut College and the National Theater Institute.
KOLTON HARRIS is a creative visionary leader, educator, facilitator and multi-disciplinary artist currently serving as a program manager at the CT Office of the Arts. In his role he is charged with the mission to design programs and experiences that empower artists and demonstrate the centrality of the arts to the human experience. He spent years working with youth as the artistic and executive director of a social justice youth theater, while also instructing educators and theater practitioners in his method of devising new works of theater that center on community engagement and development.
As a recording artist, producer and musician he has created a growing body of work that sonically explores dream-like landscapes with timeless messages in both lyrical and visual presentation. He is also a director, actor and writer whose mission is to inspire the artist in every human being by telling powerful stories that can shift the culture towards a posture of innovation and forward thinking.