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Entries for January 2020

  • Welcome new APAP board members!

    During our annual member meeting at the APAP|NYC conference, the APAP membership approved four new board members (listed below), and the additional-term renewals of board members of Jean Cook, Renae Williams Niles and Francine Sheffield. Amy Lam, artistic programmer, Celebrity Series Om...
  • Did you attend APAP|NYC 2020? Take the conference survey!

    We want to hear from all conference attendees! Please tell us about your APAP|NYC experience in the 2020 conference survey by Feb. 11 and be entered to win one free registration to APAP|NYC 2021. We read each and every comment you leave for us.
  • “This is our impact.” 5 Minutes to Shine winner shares her community’s story

    At APAP|NYC 2020, our annual 5 Minutes to Shine competition shined a light on the stories of “Small and Mighty” presenting organizations building and engaging community through the performing arts. Emily Prince, education director at Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville, OH shared an in...
  • Support the APAP|NYC 2020 Participation Assistance Fund!

    Funded by the contributions of APAP members, the PAF program allows us to increase access and participation by providing recipients with one complimentary conference registration and a $500 stipend. After five years of awarding financial assistance to conference participants, APAP is pleased to anno...
  • Did you attend APAP|NYC 2020? Take the conference survey by Feb. 11 and enter to win!

    We want to hear from all conference attendees! Please tell us about your APAP|NYC experience in the 2020 conference survey and be entered to win one free registration to APAP|NYC 2021. We read each and every comment you leave for us.
  • Free sample emergency plans are available from Performing Arts Readiness (PAR) project

    Some of the barriers to emergency planning by performing arts organizations have been a lack of awareness of the need for planning and access to resources. To address this, six free sample emergency preparedness and disaster plans were created by the Performing Arts Readiness (PAR) project to help o...
  • 2021-2022 Programming Calendar now available

    The Programming Calendar is a long-standing favorite and an invaluable tool for planning your upcoming seasons. If you attended conference, you received a Programming Calendar in your tote bag. Members who missed this year's conference will receive a copy in the mail soon. Members can now purchase a...
  • Take this survey and help protect our wireless technology in the performing arts

    If you or your organization use wireless technology, we need your assistance now. Please take this short survey about how your organization uses wireless devices, so that we can better advocate with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). You can learn more about what’s at stake for wirel...
  • Explore over 1000+ showcases listings, now online and in the mobile app!

    Nowhere else can you find dance, theatre, music, family programming and everything in between, than at the showcases taking place during APAP|NYC! Start planning your showcase schedule now via the searchable online system at MyAPAPConference or with the APAP|NYC mobile app available in the Apple App...
  • NEW! Join the conversation: Artists respond to each plenary

    New in 2020! Join members of the APAP Artist Institute the morning after the Opening, Saturday and Sunday plenaries for “What Now?! The Artists Respond,” a series of rapid-response conversations where you can consider what you've heard, unpack big ideas, and gain insight from the artists...