The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), based in Washington, D.C., is the national service and advocacy organization dedicated to developing and supporting a robust performing arts presenting field and the professionals who work within it. Our 1,400 national and international members represent leading performing arts centers, municipal and university performance facilities, nonprofit performing arts centers, culturally specific organizations, foreign governments, as well as artist agencies, managers, touring companies, and national consulting practices that serve the field, and a growing roster of self-presenting artists. As a leader in the field, APAP works to effect change through advocacy, professional development, resource sharing and civic engagement.
APAP is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization governed by a volunteer board of directors and led by President & CEO Mario Garcia Durham. In addition to presenting the annual APAP|NYC conference - the world's leading forum and marketplace for the performing arts - APAP continues to be the industry's leading resource, knowledge and networking destination for the advancement of performing arts presenting.
Mario Garcia Durham, President & CEO - biography
Mario Garcia Durham, President & CEO - print-ready photograph
Economic Impact on Arts Presenting Fact Sheet
Association of Performing Arts Presenters Fact Sheet
All press inquiries should be directed to:
Director of Communications
888.820.ARTS (toll free)