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APAP is the national service, advocacy and membership organization for the performing arts presenting industry and the convener of APAP|NYC, the world’s leading gathering of performing arts professionals, held every January in New York City

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The APAP|Community

Welcome to new APAP members who joined in January!

Join us in welcoming new members to the APAP family! Read the full list and connect with new members now on APAP|Community.

Join your colleagues and enjoy the benefits of APAP membership. Learn more.​​


Connect on APAP|Community

Do you have a burning question about your work in the performing arts field? Have a resource to share? A video to show? Your colleagues are waiting for you on APAP|Community to connect, learn, explore, and engage in important industry discourse with you. What are you waiting for? Get on APAP’s new peer-networking platform, APAP|Community.




News and Announcements

Introducing "The Road to Results: Effective Practices for Building Arts Audiences

2.26.15 Want insight into what works — and what doesn’t — in building arts audiences? The Wallace Foundation presents "The Road To Results", a study aimed at helping arts leaders tap the experiences of their peers and begin their own cycles of continuous learning. View related resources, including case studies and a handy infographic.


Building Bridges grantees bring awareness to stages across the U.S.

2.24.15 On February 27, Wesleyan Center for the Arts presents the first in a series of featured events by Building Bridges grantees. APAP's Building Bridges program supports projects by U.S.-based performing arts presenting organizations aimed at expanding awareness, knowledge and understanding of Muslim societies.


Introducing emeritus membership:
Retire, and stay connected!

2.10.15 As a way to keep retiring leaders engaged and involved, APAP is proud to announce a new membership type, Emeritus Membership. "We realized our field might lose an incredible amount of wisdom and experience as people retire; we wanted to find a way to keep these individuals connected,” says Mario Garcia Durham, President and CEO. This membership is free to retired individuals who have been APAP members for ten or more years. To learn more, contact Membership Director, Sue Noseworthy,


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