The Apollo Theater’s Education Program will present a free career panel discussion on Monday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. titled "Behind the Scenes: Women of Color in the Arts."

Presented in collaboration with Women of Color in the Arts, the panel will feature women of color who work behind the scenes in performing arts administration. They will share their experiences and offer advice to those pursuing a career in arts administration.

Moderated by AnaMaria Correa of Ballet Hispanico, the panel will include Mikki Shepard from the Apollo Theater, Claudia Norman of CN Management/Mexico Now Festival, Monique Martin of the City Parks Summerstage and JJ El-Far of the Harlem Arts Festival.

Prior to the career panel, there will be a seminar on marketing and public relations for the performing arts facilitated by Donna Walker-Kuhne. Doors open at 6 p.m. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. RSVP required at

The Apollo Theater is located at 253 W 125th St. Call (212) 531-5300 for more information.