Digital Collective


Apollo Theater Academy - Digital Collective


Digital Collective (DC) explores digital storytelling through multimedia platforms, including graphic design and production design, photography and videography, podcasting, and more.

This program teaches you how to tell compelling digital stories and provides the opportunity to learn from professionals who are excelling in creative industries.

Terese (2)-min

Application Information

Applications are now closed. The Digital Collective is very competitive, not all applications will be accepted.

Lunch and metrocards will be provided for each session; students who successfully complete the Spring 2023 program will receive a $300 stipend.

Instructional sessions will be delivered at the Apollo Theater for the majority of the program.​ Every student accepted into the Spring 2023 Digital Collective program will be provided with the equipment and supplies necessary to participate fully.


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

Applications are Now Closed

Important Dates

The Digital Collective will meet weekly from Saturday, January 21st, 2023, through Saturday, March 11th, 2023  from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Only applicants who can commit to attending the entire program will be considered.

  • SECOND WEEK OF JANUARY: Group Interviews
  • WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18th: Mandatory Parent/Guardian Orientation
  • FRIDAY, JANUARY 20th: Mandatory Student Orientation
  • SATURDAY, MARCH 11th: Final Presentation

Digital Collective 2021 Final Presentation

Replicating a digital production team, students were divided into three teams to create short films. Each team, guided by instructors, consists of a videographer, audio & lighting designer, video streamer/editor, and a producer/director. As production team members gained foundational skills in the departments listed above, DC Producers developed pre production plans that included budgets, location scouting and script development.  Students worked towards creating projects that are introspective, critical, and ambitious.

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