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Live Wire

Apollo Live Wire events are free and open to the public. Audiences include students, professionals, and other individuals with a desire to hear an engaging conversation, while increasing their knowledge of the subject matter. Apollo Live Wire discussions focus on topics pertinent to the history of the Apollo Theater and the Theater’s role in shaping American entertainment.

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Career Panels at the Apollo is part of the Apollo Theater Academy, a program which advances career and leadership skills through seminars, workshops, panels and internships focused on professions “behind the-scenes” in the arts and entertainment industries.

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Master Class Talent Development Seminars

Master Class Talent Development Seminars provide one-day intensives for artists led by arts and entertainment industry professionals. Master Class seminars continue the legacy of the Apollo as a place where artists and entertainers learned informally about the principles and ethics of show business. The seminar curriculum provides participants with guidance on the basic elements of their craft, personal presentation in the public arena, business and legal considerations, and marketing and publicity.

Professional Learning

For Educators

Our professional learning activities provide educators with a number of exciting strategies for engaging students in interdisciplinary study of the Arts, ELA, and Social Studies and a variety of resources to connect the rich history of the Apollo, Harlem, the arts, and entertainment to classroom subject areas.

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