The Apollo Apprenticeship

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Overview

The Apollo Apprenticeship provides college students with pre-professional experience in the arts and entertainment industries. Apprentices receive training and mentoring as they work with Apollo staff to design, implement, and manage projects and/or events.

Through hands-on experiences in the areas of project creation and management, technical production and direction, and event management, Apprentices gain the skills needed to curate live events, performances, and digital presentations.

Apprentices work over an 18-month period and receive a $600 biweekly stipend.

Applications are now open to join the 2023 – 2024 Apollo Apprenticeship program.

 

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Apprenticeship Application

The application deadline has been extended to November 18, 2022. Qualified applicants will be contacted via email to schedule interviews. This program is highly competitive; only a limited number of spaces are available. We are committed to developing underrepresented creatives as thought leaders, skilled technicians, and purveyors of artistic change by providing a pipeline to careers in the arts and entertainment industries.

 

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VACCINATION REQUIRED

COVID-19 vaccination is required; however, the Apollo will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons.

Meet The 2022 Apprentices

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Danica Fouad

Danica Fouad is an entertainment professional, music producer and singer/songwriter born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in 2020 from the City College of New York (CUNY) Honors Program. Danica joined The Apollo as a production intern in high school, and, while in college, gained experience in music marketing at Atlantic Records. Danica is currently working as a producer and writer for fellow recording artists as she pursues opportunities in the entertainment industry, and has continued her tenure with The Apollo in the Programming department.

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Tianna Hall

Tianna Hall is a Harlem native and recent graduate of John Jay College (CUNY). A former technical production intern for The Apollo, she is currently a small business owner and self-taught freelance artist. Ti’s Art and Creations offers clients paintings, drawings/sketches, graphic designs, and customized memorabilia and clothing.You can see her work on Instagram @designedbyti. Tianna currently works at SONY Pictures Entertainment as their Legal DE&I Administrative Coordinator.

 

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Justice Robinson

Justice Robinson hails from Lawrenceville, GA and is a recent graduate of Barnard College in New York City. Justice has a passion for performance and entertainment and she hopes to follow her dreams by using the power of storytelling to make impactful changes within the entertainment industry. Justice currently works for United Talent Agency as an Assistant in their endorsement & voiceover department.

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About the Apollo

The Apollo is a commissioner and presenter; catalyst for new artists, audiences, and creative workforce; and partner in the projection of the African American narrative and its role in the development of American and global culture.


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The Apollo is a commissioner and presenter; catalyst for new artists, audiences, and creative workforce; and partner in the projection of the African American narrative and its role in the development of American and global culture.


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About The Apollo Theater Academy

In addition to being a monumental platform and resource in furthering the careers of entertainers, The Apollo has a legacy of providing substantive opportunities for technicians, designers, and other behind-the-scenes industry professionals. The Apollo Theater Academy honors this legacy through its mission: repositioning underrepresented creatives as thought leaders, skilled technicians, and purveyors of artistic change.


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In addition to being a monumental platform and resource in furthering the careers of entertainers, The Apollo has a legacy of providing substantive opportunities for technicians, designers, and other behind-the-scenes industry professionals. The Apollo Theater Academy honors this legacy through its mission: repositioning underrepresented creatives as thought leaders, skilled technicians, and purveyors of artistic change.


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