HeaveN Beatbox is a Crossover Beatboxer from the USA, who has been delighting audiences with his astounding beatboxing abilities, and his magnetic and exuberant personality. He is also an actor and voice over talent. As a bi-product of his environment, HeaveN expresses himself by absorbing the actions and sounds that immediately surround him. He hears, feels, captures and personifies these sounds through the art of beatboxing and storytelling.
Steven "HeaveN" Cantor, commonly known as HeaveN Beatbox, grew up in Alpharetta, GA and began beatboxing, vocally replicating, creating and mimicking sounds at the age of 14. While most consider beatboxing an art form of hip-hop, HeaveN was initially inspired by vocally imitating alternative rock groups, Third Eye Blind and Matchbox 20. As his passion for “beatbox” grew, he found platforms to showcase his talent by competing in open mic competitions and performing locally around Atlanta, GA. It didn’t take long before HeaveN caught the eye of legendary dance crew, HaviKoro, when in 2011 they invited him to join them on a 7 city tour of India, as part of the American Voices Program, which was sponsored by both the Indian Consulate and the US Embassy. In 2012, HeaveN graduated with a BA degree in Film and a Minor degree in Performance Theater Acting. In that same year he became the American Vice- Beatbox Champion and has since gone on to represent the United States on two occasions at the World Beatbox championships. He has also placed 3rd at the Boss Loop Pedal World Championship.
In 2014, HeaveN was offered a 6-month USA tour with world-renowned UniverSoul Circus. It was an amazing opportunity that led him performing to tens of thousands of people and to be seen in the national media. He has been featured on Good Morning America, Fox 5 Morning News, (NY) USA Morning News, (Washington, DC), Revolt TV , NPR and the BBC.
HeaveN has performed for corporations such as A&E Network , New Balance, Bloomberg, JBL, TEDX , Harvard University and The San Antonio Spurs.. He has toured The United Kingdom, Japan, Canada and India. His live concerts are something to behold. From rock festivals, hip hop festivals, corporate events, and wait for it.....Classical concerts, audiences are constantly amazed by the uncanny rhythms and sounds that he creates, and his ability to weave them into a myriad of genres.
In August of 2016, HeaveN was cast in the role of "Boxman" in the Broadway Musical, "In Transit", marking his Broadway debut at the Circle In The Square Theatre, Broadway, NY. He is also featured on the cast album soundtrack.
HeaveN is also a focus, (along with Jonelle Monae and Arrested Development,)in the made for tv series Music Voyager, which is being seen nationally and Internationally. He is also an ambassador for Tourism Atlanta and has recorded a promotional video that can be seen at the visitors bureau, where he discusses the many wonderful things to see and do in his city of Atlanta.
As a voice actor, HeaveN is a cast member of the original Netflix children's series, Motown Magic, which is directed by Josh Wakely and executive produced by Motown legend, Smokey Robinson. HeaveN performs the role of the delightful robot, Dancing Machine..
Motown Magic can currently be seen on Netflix
HeaveN has also been featured on the HBO series Crashing, where he plays the role of "himself".