Artist Access: A special membership opportunity designed exclusively for artists

APAP’s Artist Access membership program offers an access point to all things APAP with an introductory $100 membership and a discounted conference rate, expressly for individual, self-represented artists who are new to APAP*.

Did you know that new Artist Access members can attend the APAP|NYC 2021+ conference at discounted rate when you join and register by December 18, 2020? Contact us at to learn more.

Gina Chavez at Iridium by Adam Kissick/APAP


About Artist Access

Year-round membership benefits

The Artist Access membership offers qualified artists the opportunity to get to know about APAP and to take advantage of our year-round benefits and services for $100, including:

  • Professional development opportunities
  • APAP Job Bank
  • Spotlights newsletter
  • APAP Membership Directory
  • and more

Hear from current Artist Access members on the benefits of joining APAP and attending APAP|NYC.

APAP|NYC 2021 special conference registration

Artist Access members are able to register for APAP|NYC 2021 at a special conference rate and take advantage of several other special services to be determined. Check back regularly for updates.

Qualifications and How to Apply

We invite all self-represented, professional artists who meet these qualifications to apply for this special membership. A candidate must meet the following qualifications in order to apply:

  • Be an artist working professionally in the performing arts touring and presenting industry
  • Have not previously been an organizational member of APAP
  • Have not previously attended the APAP|NYC conference as a full registrant

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants are asked to submit a short artist statement (200 words or less) explaining how this membership will help you evolve professionally, what you hope to accomplish during your membership term, and (if applicable) your goals for the upcoming APAP|NYC conference. We recommend you have your artist statement prepared before you begin the application process and be ready to upload or copy and paste your statement into the application.

Questions? Please call our team at 202.833.2787 or email

*Have not previously been a member of APAP in one of our organizational membership categories.

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