Apollo Theater

New York, NY

Amount granted: $20,000

Grant year: 2016

Grant categories: Historic Preservation, Visual Arts and Music


To support its Teen Takeover program for high school students.

Apollo Theater’s mission is to preserve and develop the Theater through world class live performances and education programs that: 1) honor the influence and advance the contributions of African-American artists; and 2) advance emerging creative voices across cultural and artistic media.  Funds will be used support its annual Teen Takeover program for high school students, which is an evening of performances “for teens, by teens.”