Membership for Individual Performing Arts Professionals

The Association of Performing Arts Professionals is introducing a new membership option called the Individual Performing Arts Professional (iPAP) membership for those who may not affiliated with an organization. We believe that, as performing arts professionals, we need each other now more than ever.

Did you know that new iPAP 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.

APAPNYC 2020 Opening Plenary Audience Members by Adam Kissick/APAP


Why Join APAP Now?

We understand how difficult this time is for professionals from all corners of the performing arts industry. During the COVID-19 crisis and through the recovery, we are here to serve you.

Performing arts professionals are stronger together, and together we will build the post-COVID-19 future of the performing arts. APAP staff have been working hard to provide access to vital information and resources to help our fellow arts professionals manage through this time of crisis.

You can also take advantage of our year-round benefits and services.

Individual Membership

Individual Performing Arts Professional membership (iPAP)

As part of our response to COVID-19's impact on our industry, APAP is introducing a new Individual Performing Arts Professional membership (iPAP) type for anyone working in the performing arts who is not affiliated with or working for an organization or business.

Are you a gig worker, freelancer or independently employed? In transition or a recent graduate? Between full-time positions? This membership is for you! It’s more important than ever before that everyone feel welcome and part of our community.

Ready to join now? You can access the application for the iPAP membership here.

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Artist Access Membership

Don’t forget APAP continues to offer our Artist Access membership for individual, self-represented artists at a very affordable rate – you can learn more here.


We want you here, and we are here for you!

Please reach out to a team member if you would like to discuss joining APAP as a new member and which membership type is right for you.