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MCS Afterschool Poetry Teacher Performs at the Apollo!

Friday, November 30, 2018

Shadena Sivad, a beloved MCS Afterschool teacher and renown poetry slam instructor, has competed against aspiring musicians, singers, dancers and comedians to earn a 2nd place win at the legendary Apollo Amateur Night!

Shadena performed an original spoken word piece from her collection and celebrated her birthday on the same day. The Manhattan Country School community congratulates Shadena on her win, and we wish her a happy belated birthday as well.

Amateur Night at the Apollo is hosted by the comedian Capone, each show begins with a festive pre-party featuring video and music by DJ Jess. Lookout for C.P. Lacey, the resident Executioner who sweeps bad talent off the stage. The multi-talented Shadena has won first place Apollo Amateur Night on several occasions - view Shadena Sivad's work at the Apollo below.