APAP Updates


APAPNYC 2019 Youth and Family Forum participant by Adam Kissick/APAP

No matter what time of year, there's always something happening at APAP. Look here for the latest announcements on breaking field news, APAP opportunities, and more.

  • Expand access to APAP|NYC! Support the Participation Assistance Fund

    For the past four years the APAP|NYC Participation Assistance Fund has helped to expand access to the conference. APAP members can apply for funding, which includes one complimentary registration to APAP|NYC 2020 and a $500 stipend. Want to support the fund? You can make a donation here or when yo...
  • Nominate your performing arts hero for an APAP award!

    The APAP Annual Awards Ceremony and Luncheon is a longstanding tradition that honors and recognizes our exceptional peers whose hard work and dedication have contributed to the strength and power of our industry. Nominate your hero (individual or organization) for an APAP Award by Sept. 12, 2019 and...
  • Small and Mid-Sized Presenters in the United States: Stories and Perspectives

    APAP’s new preliminary report, Small and Mid-Sized Presenters in the United States: Stories and Perspectives, highlights the importance of the small and mid-sized presenting organizations to our ecosystem. As part of APAP’s Building Arts Audiences initiative supported by the Wallace Foun...
  • Apply today! You could be UP NEXT! at APAP|NYC 2020

    Attention, artists, agents and artist managers! You could be UP NEXT! This curated pitch session for your new projects can lead to potential bookings and more. Spark the interest of presenters and producers with a 5 minute pecha kucha-style presentation followed by a moderated Q&A. Deadline to...
  • APAP Announces New Round of Cultural Exchange Fund Grantees

    APAP awards stipends of up to $2,000 to individuals and up to $10,000 for groups traveling outside of the US to see the work of artists and companies or to develop and advance projects with foreign artists and their collaborators. Below are the most recent grantees and their travel plans. You can al...
  • Welcome new members who joined in May!

    Please join us in welcoming the newest APAP members. View full details and connect with them through the APAP Membership Directory. Abilities Dance Boston, Bookline, MA Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, New York, NY ODC Theater, San Francisco, CA Shanghai C-Musicals Culture ...
  • APAP approved for $40,000 NEA Art Works grant

    National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $80 million in grants as part of the Arts Endowment’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019, including $40,000 for continued leadership and professional development opportunities at APAP|NY...
  • Tell a friend to "Join by July"!

    Have a friend or colleague who has always wanted to dip their toe into the APAP pool but hasn’t so far? Now is a great time to let them know they should take the plunge! Organizations that have never been APAP members that join between now and July 31, 2019 are eligible for discounts of $100...
  • Calling all classical musicians on the rise: Apply now for the YPCA class of 2020

    By participating in APAP's Young Performers Career Advancement (YPCA) program, classical musicians in the formative stages of their careers will receive invaluable advice from industry professionals, develop strategies for communicating with presenters, managers, audiences and other artists, and lea...
  • Mark Your Calendars: APAP|NYC 2020 early-bird registration opens June 12!

    The early bird makes the most out of APAP|NYC 2020! Get a jump start on everything APAP: use the Schedule-at-a-Glance to start planning your time, review important deadlines for participating in APAP|NYC programs, and check out registration dates for the best rates! Register with the early-bird rate...