Micki Grant, Kevin Adams, Ann Hould-Ward Set for Free "Behind The Scenes" Career Panel at The Apollo

News   Micki Grant, Kevin Adams, Ann Hould-Ward Set for Free "Behind The Scenes" Career Panel at The Apollo
 
"Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway," a special free panel discussion featuring several theatre professionals who have been successful on Broadway and elsewhere, will take place Nov. 8 at 6:30 PM at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.

The panel, which will be moderated by NY1 anchor and theatre critic Roma Toree, is presented by the Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting; the Apollo Theater Education Program; and the Broadway League. Panelists are set to include lighting designer Kevin Adams (American Idiot, Spring Awakening), writer-director-choreographer Marion J. Caffey (3 Mo' Divas, Three Mo' Tenors), actress-composer/lyricist-playwright Micki Grant (Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope; Your Arms Too Short to Box with God); costume designer Ann Hould-Ward (A Free Man of Color, Beauty and the Beast); associate choreographer Ruthlyn Salomons (The Lion King, The Color Purple); and conductor/musical director Kenny Seymour (Memphis).

According to press notes, the panel "will provide students and interested New Yorkers with firsthand accounts about what it’s like to work in a creative position in the theatre. Panelists will also share their career advice with the audience on how best to get started in the city’s thriving production industry."

The Apollo Theater is located at 253 West 125th Street. Doors open at 6 PM. Admission is free and open to the public, but seating is limited on a first-come, first-served basis. RSVP to events@media.nyc.gov.

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