The Apollo Education Program produces study guides and other resource materials for teachers and students that connect to School Day Live performances, School Tours, and topics related to the history of the Apollo Theater.


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We Shall Not Be Moved

Interactive Timeline 


The Interactive Timeline is a supplement to the Opera Philadelphia We Shall Not Be Moved student study guide.  The Interactive Timeline augments the Timeline to the Overture found on pages 30 and 31 of the study guide and builds on themes addressed in the opera and in the guide.  The Interactive Timeline considers concurrent events preceding, during, and following the 1985 bombing of the MOVE house on Osage Avenue in West Philadelphia and other cultural markers in U.S. history.  For more information about the  Interactive Timeline or We Shall Not Be Moved, contact us at [email protected]

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Walk of Fame Legend Guides

The Apollo Theater’s Walk of Fame celebrates and honors the legendary performers who have helped to build the Theater’s legacy for over 80 years.  The Walk of Fame inductees have had an enormous influence on generations of musicians and fans.  To learn more, download the guides.

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Theater Study Guide 

Check out our newly released Theater Study Guide. Learn about the history of theater, jobs in a theater, and go behind the scenes in a special interview with our Associate Producer, Laura Greer. 


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Teacher Guides

Teacher Guides connected to School Day Live performances are available for use as a pre and post show resource.

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Educator Resource Guide

This Apollo Educator Resource Guide includes materials that are specifically aligned to the content in our School Tour Programs and Workshops. Feel free to make activity modifications to best satisfy the needs, skills, and interests of your students. Whether you have brought your students to the Apollo for a School Tour or an Apollo Teaching Artist has visited your school to engage students in a workshop, this guide will help you extend and deepen the impact of our programs alongside your classroom curriculum.

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Planning Your Tour Guide

Please consult our Planning for Your Apollo Tour document before your scheduled visit.

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Planning Your Workshop Guide

Please consult our Planning for Your Apollo Workshop document before your scheduled Workshop(s).

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Apollo Education Podcasts

Apollo Education podcasts presents audio from discussions and lectures that focuses on "behind-the-scenes" professions in the arts and entertainment industry and topics pertinent to the history of the Apollo Theater and the Theater’s role in shaping American entertainment.

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