African Poetry Theater

Address:176-03 Jamaica Avenue Jamaica NY 11432-5503
World Wide Web: http://www.afrikapoetrytheatre.org


The Afrikan Poetry Theatre is a non-profit organization that provides a range of cultural, recreational and social programs. Among the classes offered are in capoeria (a martial art), karate, piano, and percussion.

Open microphone, African music, book signings, film presentations, and jazz concerts are among the recent cultural offerings.

Programs for teens include the Summer Youth Employment Program, writing, computer classes, and performing arts.

Book donations for certain subjects are accepted; please call for more information.


Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; theater is open other hours for programs and classes.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Cost of programs vary from free to a nominal fee.

Services Offered:Book / Magazine Donation ProgramsComputer ClassesCultural Heritage GroupsMeeting SpaceRecreational / Leisure / Arts InstructionSpeakers / Speakers BureauSummer Youth Employment ProgramsVolunteer OpportunitiesWorkshops / Symposiums