Leadership Initiatives

For more than 60 years, APAP has been committed to leadership development in the changing ecology of the performing arts industry. With programs devoted to emerging leaders and mid-career professionals, APAP provides you ways to expand and strengthen your leadership skills.

Find out what current and past participants have learned and utilize our leadership research and resources here.

Emerging Leadership Institute

The Emerging Leadership Institute is a two and a half-day seminar held in New York City, before the APAP|NYC conference. Applications open in the summer.

Leadership Fellows Program

The Leadership Fellows Program is a 20-month program for mid-career professionals with a 5-day intensive in the summer followed by specialized sessions at APAP|NYC. Applications open in the winter.