Behind the Scenes: Women in Hip Hop
- Performing & Visual Arts
- Apollo Theater, New York NY
BEHIND THE SCENES: WOMEN IN PRODUCTION
Monday, March 17, 2014
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.
Behind the Scenes: Women in Production
Our annual Women’s History Month celebration will feature a panel of women who work behind the scenes in the arts, media, sports, and entertainment industries in the area of production. We will hear about their various career paths and gain a better understanding of the variety of jobs that fall under the heading “production”.
Moderated by Brenda Williams-Butts, Sr. Director of Community Engagement & Audience Development, New York Public Radio.
Melanie Byrd - Production Manager, Scripps Networks Interactive.
Monet Molock – Electrician/Lighting Designer, Apollo Theater, ABC-TV.
Sarah Peterson – Production/Technical Manager, Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Tami Eiserer - Technical Manager/Stage Manager, ESPN, NBC, NFL.
Media Sponsor: Women of Color in the Arts.
Free. Reservations strongly suggested.
About the Apollo Education Program
The Apollo Theater Education Program extends the Apollo’s commitment to enhancing the life of the community. The Education Program focuses on four distinct areas of learning and engagement: residencies, workshops and tours for schools; curriculum materials aligned to state and national learning standards and study guides derived from the Theater’s history; career development for teens and adults through the Apollo Theater Academy; and discussions and lectures for the public that highlight the history of the Apollo and its impact on American art, culture and entertainment.
About the Apollo Theater
Since introducing the first Amateur Night contests in 1934, the Apollo Theater has played a major role in the emergence of innovative musical genres including jazz, swing, bebop, R&B, gospel, blues, soul and hip-hop. Based on its cultural significance and architecture, the Apollo Theater received state and city landmark designation in 1983 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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