Educators' Open House at the Apollo Theater
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
EDUCATORS' OPEN HOUSE
Apollo Theater Sound Stage
253 West 125th Street
New York, NY
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The Apollo Education Program kicks-off the 2013-2014 school year with its 4th annual Educators Open House. The Educator’s Open House offers an opportunity for K – 12 teachers and school administrators to visit the Apollo and learn more about tours, workshops, performances and other activities designed to the connect the history of the Apollo, the arts and culture to the classroom curriculum.
Free and open to teachers and school administrators.
At the Open House educators will have an opportunity to:
- Connect with colleagues and learn about programs and upcoming events for schools, educators, families, and adults.
- Explore ways to connect the Apollo to classroom curriculums
- Meet Apollo Theater Education Program staff and Teaching Artists
Visit apolloeducation.org for more information about all Education programs and events.
When & Where
Apollo Theater Education Program
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.