School Day Live Performances

School Day Live performances extend the “Apollo Experience” to new generations of young theatre-goers while providing exciting opportunities to learn about the arts, history, and culture.

Pre-performance curriculum guides will be available prior to each performance.

Special ticket price for 2017 – 2018 School Day Live, $4.00 per person

**Tickets for Ballet Hispánico, $8.00 per person

Download Poster Teacher Guides

New York City Department of Education Vendor: #133630066

**Reservations are now closed for the 2017 - 2018 Season** 

Upcoming Performances

Breakin’ Convention

Hosted by Mayhem Poets with Soweto Skeleton Movers, Yeah Yellow, and Bwreckfast Club


Friday, October 27, 2017 at 11:30 AM

(Grades 4 - 12)


Apollo School Day Live kicks off the season with excerpts from the 2017 Breakin’ Convention International Festival of Hip-Hop Dance Theatre featuring the Soweto Skeleton Movers from South Africa, B-Boy crew, Yeah Yellow from France, and Harlem’s own Bwreckfast Club. Hosted by the Hip Hop Theatre improv trio, Mayhem Poets.

Ballet Hispánico

Performances for Young People


Friday, December 1, 2017 at 10:15 AM & 12:00 PM

Tickets: $8 per person  

(Grades 3 - 12)


Ballet Hispánico, celebrating over 45 years of bringing individuals and communities together to celebrate and explore Latino cultures, returns to the Apollo stage to delight students with a guided journey through Latin American dance forms and music.

**Reservations for Ballet Hispánico Performances for Young People will be handled separately. Please contact Melissa Anduiza at (212) 362-6710 Ext. 12

Black Berry Productions

March On!


Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 11:30 AM

(Grades 5 - 12)


March On! follows the journey of four attendees from their arrival at the nation’s capital to the moment when Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his historic “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington in 1963. Based on oral history interviews with March on Washington attendees. Written by Daniel Carlton. Conceived and directed by Stephanie Berry. 

LaFrae Sci & the Groove Diplomacy Blues Orchestra

String Stories: The Roots & Fruits of the Blues

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 11:30 AM

(Grades 3 - 12)

From the West African griot tradition, to the African American a capella spiritual tradition and work songs, String Stories highlights the history of the Blues and the evolution of its accompanied instruments such as the guitar and banjo. Through this multi-media presentation featuring an orchestra comprised of vocalists and instrumentalists, students will experience the story of the Blues, that magical vehicle that gave voice to the voiceless, traveled the country, and then took on the world.

Multi-GRAMMY® Nominated Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

NYC Boogaloo

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 11:30 AM

(Grades 3 - 12)

Master percussionist and bandleader Bobby Sanabria and his Multiverse Big Band take us on a musical journey to discover Boogaloo, a fusion of soul music, Rhythm & Blues, and Latin rhythms that was born in New York City in the 1960s. This performance will provide historical context for the musical genres out of which Boogaloo was born and the social environment in NYC neighborhoods that gave birth to it, particularly El Barrio, Harlem, and the Bronx.

CLICK HERE to learn more about our pre- and post-performance workshop We Like it Like That: NYC Boogaloo.


Special ticket price for 2017 – 2018 School Day Live, $4.00 per person 

**Tickets for Ballet Hispánico, $8.00 per person


The Apollo Theater is a New York City Department of Education Vendor - #133630066

For more information call 212-531-5363 or email 


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