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The Saturday Workshop Series is a free program, open to students in grades 9-12, who have an interest in behind the scenes careers in the performing arts and entertainment industries. ...

The Saturday Workshop Series is a free program, open to students in grades 9-12, who have an interest in behind the scenes careers in the performing arts and entertainment industries.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE JANUARY 31, 2013!

Over the course of 12 sessions, through instruction and assignments, students are engaged in activities that provide them with an understanding of and primary level proficiency in technical stage production—audio, lighting, set design and prop creation. For more information and to download an application visit www.apollotheater.org

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    2013 Saturday Workshop Series application 2013 Saturday Workshop Series application Document Transcript

    • APOLLO THEATER ACADEMY2013 SATURDAY WORKSHOP SERIES MARCH 2 THROUGH MAY 18WHAT IS THE SATURDAY WORKSHOP SERIES?The Apollo Theater Academy Saturday Workshop Series teaches high school students about careers in technicalstage production. Participants learn lighting design, audio engineering, set design and prop creation.Students get to work with members of the Apollo Theater’s production crew, while learning what it takes to put ona live theatrical production. The Saturday Workshop Series provides participants with the necessary skills andknowledge to explore technical careers in the arts and entertainment industries.The Saturday Workshop Series is a free program and is open to grades 9 –12. Classes meet on Saturdays for12 weeks. Spring 2013 classes take place beginning March 2 through May 18, from 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.Applications are due Friday, January 31, 2013.WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?• All participants along with a parent/guardian are required to attend an orientation on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at 5:30 p.m.• All participants must be high school students with a valid school ID, school record/schedule, or report card.• All participants must be available and commit to attending each Saturday from March 2 through May 18.• All participants should have an interest in behind-the-scenes careers in the arts, theater, or entertainment industry.HOW DO I APPLY?Step 1: CAREFULLY READ THE INSTRUCTIONS. You will find these at the top of each section of the application.Step 2: COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM. Be sure to fill out Sections 1-3 of the application and to keep the application in order. Neatness counts!Step 3: ASK FOR A RECOMMENDATION from at least one adult such as a teacher, guidance counselor, or mentor in support of your application. Write your name in the Applicant’s Name box on both parts of Section 4 before giving these pages to the person who will write your letter.Step 4: SUBMIT YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2013. Apollo Theater Academy Saturday Workshop Series 253 West 125th Street New York, NY 10027INCOMPLETE AND LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. www.apolloeducation.org
    • SATURDAY WORKSHOP SERIES Spring 2013 Application Due Date: Friday, January 31, 2013SECTION 1: PERSONAL AND SCHOOL INFORMATIONPlease neatly and clearly complete the entire form. FIRST NAME M.I. LAST NAME ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP HOME TELEPHONE CELL PHONE E-MAIL NAME OF PARENT/GUARDIAN DAYTIME TELEPHONE EVENING TELEPHONE HIGH SCHOOL ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP GRADE EXPECTED DATE OF GRADUATION GUIDANCE COUNSELOR/ADVISOR TELEPHONE NUMBERApollo Theater Education Program │ 253 West 125th Street New York, NY 10027 │ 212.531.5363 │www.apolloeducation.org Page 2
    • APOLLO THEATER ACADEMY S A T U R D A Y W O R K S H O P S E R I E S Spring 2013 APPLICATIONSECTION 2: EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIESTell us about any previous work experience that you have had such as summer jobs, after school jobs, or internships, volunteeringand extracurricular activities you are involved in at school or in your community. Feel free to copy this page should you require morespace to list your information.Have you had prior experience working in a theater or an arts organization? yes noIf you have, please describe:WORK/VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE DATESOrganization/Company Name: From: To:Job Title:Organization/Company Name: From: To:Job Title:Organization/Company Name: From: To:Job Title:EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES DATESOrganization or School: From: To:Organization or School: From: To:Organization or School: From: To:Organization or School: From: To:Apollo Theater Education Program │ 253 West 125th Street New York, NY 10027 │ 212.531.5363 │www.apolloeducation.org Page 3
    • APOLLO THEATER ACADEMY S A T U R D A Y W O R K S H O P S E R I E S Spring 2013 APPLICATIONSECTION 3: PERSONAL STATEMENTBriefly tell us why you are applying to the Apollo Theater Academy Saturday Workshop Series. What are some of your goals andinterests? What do you hope to gain from your experience at The Apollo Theater? How do you think participating in the ApolloTheater Academy Saturday Workshops Series will help to advance your education, personal and/or career goals?Apollo Theater Education Program │ 253 West 125th Street New York, NY 10027 │ 212.531.5363 │www.apolloeducation.org Page 4
    • APOLLO THEATER ACADEMY S A T U R D A Y W O R K S H O P S E R I E S Spring 2013 APPLICATIONSECTION 4: LETTER OF RECOMMENDATIONApplicant’s Name:The above named applicant is applying to the Apollo Theater Academy Saturday Workshop Series and has chosen you to write aletter in support of their application. Please complete the following information and send it to: APOLLO THEATER ACADEMY SATURDAY WORKSHOP SERIES 253 WEST 125TH STREET NEW YORK, NY 10027How long have you known the applicant and in what capacity?The Apollo Theater Academy SATURDAY WORKSHOP SERIES is an intensive 12-week training program in technical stageproduction that will require participants to attend regularly, take instruction, work as part of a team and complete a variety of projectsand assignments. Do you feel the applicant can commit to meeting these requirements? (check one) □ satisfactorily □ somewhat satisfactorily □ with some difficultyPlease explainApollo Theater Education Program │ 253 West 125th Street New York, NY 10027 │ 212.531.5363 │www.apolloeducation.org Page 5
    • APOLLO THEATER ACADEMY S A T U R D A Y W O R K S H O P S E R I E S Spring 2013 APPLICATIONSECTION 4: LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION (cont.)Applicant’s Name:Additional CommentsPRINT NAME SIGNATUREPOSITION / TITLE BUSINESS / SCHOOLADDRESSCITY STATE ZIPTELEPHONE EMAILApollo Theater Education Program │ 253 West 125th Street New York, NY 10027 │ 212.531.5363 │www.apolloeducation.org Page 6