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Young Patrons

May 31, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 7:55 pm

Apollo Young Patrons Program


Who We Are

The Apollo Young Patrons are a community of next generation Apollo leaders. Through a mixture of live performances, social and professional events, volunteer opportunities and annual contributions, Young Patrons support the Apollo’s diverse role as an iconic performing arts venue, arts educator, and gathering place in the Harlem community.


Membership to the Apollo Young Patrons is open to all individuals between the ages of 21 and 40.

Members are the ambassadors of the Young Patrons program and agree to an annual donation of $250. Couples may make an annual joint contribution of $400.

Payments may be made annually, quarterly, or monthly.

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September 2016: Networking Mixer at Angel of Harlem 

June 2016: Apollo Spring Gala

March 2016: Young Patrons Panel with Apollo Theater Board of Directors

February 2016: Screening of Black Panthers: Vanguard of a Revolution

January 2016: Historic Tour of the Apollo Theater with Billy Mitchell

December 2015: Blood Orange and Friends at the Apollo Theater

October 2015: Leon Bridges in Concert at the Apollo Theater

September 2015: A Global Conversation on the Power of Education Adolescent Girls featuring First Lady Michelle Obama

August 2015: Summer Rooftop Event hosted by Kathleen Adams and Alison Mandelker-Burnett

July 2015: Private Salon concert of Brianna Thomas at Omar’s Private Dinner Club with Apollo board member, Jason Mathews

June 2015: Young Patron Mixer in partnership with Paul Drish

Upcoming Events

September 24: Amateur Night Open Audition Viewing 
Members go behind the scenes to see the journey prospective Amateur Night contestants take to get onto the legendary Apollo stage

September 26: Apollo Uptown Hall - Debate Viewing Party
An event that is open to the general public, members have access to a VIP seating area and complimentary beer, wine, and soft drinks at the bar

Ongoing: Prime seating to Apollo Amateur Night's throughout the fall


Events In Formation

Fall Volunteer Event

Apollo YP Fall/Winter Mixers, Dates TBA


Contact [email protected] for more information

Membership Listing

Steering Committee

Nkrumah Pierre, Co-Chair
Kara Lee Pierre, Co-Chair
Lauren  Maillian, Vice Chair
Alex Aptekman
Paula Edgar
Harry P. Jones
Alison Mandelker-Burnett
Jermaine Warren
Brandee Younger


Kathleen Adams
Ilyas Akbar
Kimberly Allman
Aqmeri Amen-Wint
Aaron Ampaw
Elaine Barfield
Briana Bigham
Petia Bradshaw
Alex A. Brett
Kaloma Cardwell
Tahani Cooper
Shavonne Dargan
Leigh Davenport
Brian Dias
Cyriel Dikoume
Dezron Douglas
Desmond Duncker
Kisha Edwards-Gandsy
Fermin Espinoza
Jumi Falusi
Nicole Foster
Shanta Fripp
Alex Gold
Scharon Gordon
Tori A. Irons
Sam Jackson
Gary L. Johnson
Nicole Johnson
Matthew Jones
Mondaire Jones
Kristin Krantz
Lara Land
Trinia McDonald
John and Carol McGuinness
Kate Moore
Darrell Moultrie
Sharae Moultrie
Nubia Murray
Michelle Newsome
Justina Omokhua
Nixon Patterson
Tonya Plear
Tameka Porte
Kiara Reed
Evelyn Rivera
Anthony Shropshire
Leeza Singh
Andrew Siwo
Erika Swaringen
Michael Smith
Kersten Stevens
Erika Swaringen
James Felton Keith & Andy Tarradath
Allyson Taylor
Ryan Thornton
Kiara Tinch
Jarrid Tingle
Dexter Upshaw
Alvin & Nicole Yearwood
Kendra Webb-Scott
Merrin White
Laura Wise
Cherise Wykoff



May 31, 2020
4:00 pm - 7:55 pm


Apollo Mainstage
New York, NY 10027 United States
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