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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 new members who joined in March!

4.11.16 Please join us in welcoming the newest APAP members. View full details and connect with them on our peer-to-peer networking platform, APAP|Community. Meet the Members.​​


Improving the visa process for foreign guest artists

2.11.16 This week, the Arts Require Timely Service (ARTS) Act was introduced in the Senate. This bill would help improve the visa process for U.S. nonprofit arts organizations working with guest artists from abroad. Ask your Senators to co-sponsor this bill! Learn more.​​




News and Announcements

APAP|NYC 2017 registration opens Wednesday, June 15!

5.2.16 APAP|NYC 2017 will be here before you know it, and we couldn't be more excited! Registration opens June 15, 2016. Stay tuned for an announcement on the launch of the APAP|NYC 2017 website with detailed conference registration information. Meanwhile, enjoy highlights from the APAP|NYC 2016 conference.


APAP|NYC 2017: What's Our Theme!?! Free webinar, Thursday, May 19, 3 p.m. (EDT)

4.25.16 Join us as we unveil the theme for the annual APAP|NYC conference, January 6-10, 2017! Conference Co-chairs Simone Eccleston, Liz Lerman and Kevin Spencer will join Vicky Abrash (Conference Director) and Scott Stoner (Vice President for Programs and Resources) to share information, ideas and goals for the 2017 conference program and the call for proposals. Register Now.


Inside Arts: Baba's Beauty

4.22.16 Meet African dance and cultural leader Charles "Chuck" Davis, recipient of the 2016 APAP Award of Merit. His work is the embodiment of cultural exchange and he is one of the foremost leaders in bringing African dance to American audiences. Read Now.


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