“BEHIND THE SCENES: CAREERS ON AND OFF BROADWAY” Free panel discussion on Monday Nov 8th

“BEHIND THE SCENES: CAREERS ON AND OFF BROADWAY” – A FREE PANEL DISCUSSION FOCUSING ON THEATER JOBS – WILL TAKE
PLACE AT THE APOLLO THEATER ON NOVEMBER 8

Presented by the Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting, the Apollo Theater Education Program and the Broadway League

On Monday, November 8, 2010, Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway, a free panel discussion highlighting backstage careers in theater, will take place at the Apollo Theater, presented by the Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting, the Apollo Theater Education Program, and the Broadway League. The panel, which is open to the
public, will begin at 6:30pm.
The panel will be composed of theater professionals who have had successful careers working on Broadway and in other theatrical venues. Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway will provide students and interested New Yorkers with firsthand accounts about what it’s like to work in a creative position in the theater. Panelists will also share their career advice with the audience on how best to get started in the City’s thriving production industry. Roma Torre, NY1’s anchor and theatre critic, will moderate. A Q&A session will follow. Panelists for Behind the Scenes: Careers On and Off Broadway include:

KEVIN ADAMS – lighting designer (American Idiot, Spring Awakening)


MARION J. CAFFEY – writer, director, choreographer (3 Mo’ Divas, Three Mo’Tenors)


MICKI GRANT – composer/lyricist, playwright (Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope; Your Arms Too Short to Box with God)

ANN HOULD-WARD – costume designer (A Free Man of Color, Beauty and the Beast)

RUTHLYN SALOMONS – associate choreographer (The Lion King, The Color Purple)

KENNY SEYMOUR –conductor/musical director (Memphis)

The panel begins at 6:30 pm. Doors open at 6pm. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. RSVP to events@media.nyc.gov. Panelists are subject to
change. The Apollo Theater is located at 253 West 125th Street between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd and Frederick Douglass Blvd.

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