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APAP|NY​C 2017 Press Releases​

​1.10.17 At APAP| NYC 2017 Laurie Anderson and Other Arts Luminaries Honored at Annual Awards Luncheon, New Board Members Named, Hamilton’s Brandon Victor Dixon Pays a Surprise Visit and Taylor Mac Brings Gathering to a Close.​ Save the Date for APAP|NYC 2018: January 12-16.

​1.5.17 APAPNYC 2017 Preconference Starts Today! Association of Performing Arts Presenters’ 60th Annual Global Gathering Runs Friday-Monday, January 6-10. At New York Hilton Midtown and Sheraton New York Times Square. More than 1000 Performance Showcases of Dance, Music, Theater and More at Venues around New York City.

​1.4.17 7 Things Not to Miss at APAP|NYC 2017 January 6-10,and Pre-conference January 5-6Here’s the “APAP|NYC 2017 Don’t Miss” list for the estimated 3,600 performing arts industry professionals and hundreds of enthusiasts coming from all 50 U.S. states, more than 30 countries and every borough of New York to check out what’s new, hot, and about to be seen on stages and at performance spaces near and far. For full details see and APAP’s full press release.

​1.3.17 APAP|NYC 2017 Draws 3,600 Performing Arts Leaders, Risk-Takers and Rising Stars to New York, January 6-10; Pre-conference Open to the Public January 5-6​Celebrating APAP’s 60th Anniversary and the Contributors to the FLOW of creativity and business in the performing arts industry

​12.28.16 January In NYC’s 2017 Global Performing Arts Convergence Spotlights Newest and Most Exceptional in Theater, Dance, Opera and Music January 3-22Updated Highlights from 12 Festivals and Conferences Set to Engage 45,000 Enthusiasts and Industry Professionals from New York, the U.S. and Around the Globe

​11.18.16 APAP Announces 2017 Award Winners.​ Avant-garde Artist, Composer, Musician, Film Director Laurie Anderson; Grand Performances’ Executive Director Michael Alexander; The New Victory Theater’s Director of Artistic Programming Mary Rose Lloyd to be Honored at Association of Performing Arts P​resenters Awards Luncheon January 9. Surprise “Distinguished Service Award” Winner to be Announced at Luncheon.

​11.17.16 APAP|NYC 2017 Showcases New Class of Young Classical Music Stars​.​ Free Concert in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall January 9 Celebrating 20 years of developing careers of classical musicians.

​11.3.16 45,000 Performing Arts Professionals and Enthusiasts Await the Most Comprehensive Celebration of the Performing Arts Around the Globe, January 3-22​January In NYC links 12 major performing arts festivals and conferencess around APAP|NYC 2017. ​

​10.26.16 APAP Announces 60th Annual Global Performing Arts Gathering January 6-10 in New York​APAP|NYC 2017 features Taylor Mac, Laurie Anderson and other shapers of arts and culture, 60 professional development sessions, 1,000 performance showcases, dynamic 370-booth EXPO Hall, public classical music concert ​  ​

​8.2.16 The Association of Performing Arts Presenters Announces its 60th Annual Global Gathering of Performing Arts Professionals at APAP|NYC 2017. ​  ​

​8.2.16 Save-the-D​ate for January In NYC’s 2017 Global Performing Arts Convergence, January 3-22​. January In NYC, the most comprehensive annual celebration of the performing arts around the globe and annual convergence of 12 major performing arts industry forums and public festivals, announces its 2017 event dates and descriptions. ​ ​

APAP|NY​C 2016 Press Releases​

​1.19.16 Ben Vereen Speaks at APAP|NYC 2016 Annual Awards Ceremony; MK Wegmann, National Performance Network, Receives “Distinguished Service Award” Joining Honorees Dr. Charles “Chuck” Davis, Jedediah Wheeler, Sheila M. Smith​. Next Year Marks the 60th Annual APAP|NYC: Jan. 6-10, 2017.​ ​

​1.12.16 APAP|NYC 2016 Draws 3,600 Performing Arts Leaders, Icons and Rising Stars to New York City, January 15-19​. Over MLK Day weekend, the performing arts industry explores the MAKING of art and opportunities for collaboration. ​ ​

​1.7.16 Rita Moreno, Bill T. Jones, Paula Kerger, Bartlett Sher Lead Line-up of more than 200 Artists and Speakers Set to Inspire Global Performing Arts Community Gathering for APAP|NYC 2016, Jan. 15-19; Pre-conference Jan. 14-15.​ ​ ​

​1.4.16 Convergence of 12 Major Performing Arts Industry Forums and Public Festivals, January in NYC, Runs January 5 - January 19.​ Event draws, 45,000 performing arts leaders, artists, professionals and avid fans of dance, theater, music and opera to New York City.

​12.22.15 APAP Announces 2016 Award Winners​.​​ Creat​ive Minnesota Project Chair Sheila Smith; Peak Performances Founder Jedediah Wheeler; DanceAfrica America's Dr. Chuck Davis to be Honored at Association of Performing Arts Presenters Awards Luncheon on Jan. 18.

​11.18.15 APAP|NYC 2016 Showcases New Class of Young Classical Music Stars.​ As part of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) annual conference, APAP|NYC 2016, five exceptional young classical musicians and ensembles will be showcased at a free concert at Merkin C​oncert Hall in New York City on January 18 at 6:00 PM.

​11.10.15 January In NYC Is a Growing Platform for Innovation in Performing Arts.​ Leading U.S. and global performing arts organizations will present a concurrence of 12 performing arts public festivals and industry gatherings drawing 45,000 attendees, January 5-19 in New York City.

​10.22.15 APAP|NYC 2016 Announces Highlights of its 59th Annual Global Performing Arts Conference this January.​​ The conference theme, MAKERS, recognizes the craft and contributions of artists and all people critical to the process of making art and bringing live performances to communi​ties worldwide.

​9.15.15 Save-the-Date for January In NYC's 2016 Global Performing Arts Convergence​​​​. January In NYC, the annual convergence of 12 major performing arts industry forums and public festivals in New York City in January, announces its 2016 events.

APAP|NY​C 2015 Press Releases​

​1.12.15 APAP Members Honor Annual Awards Winners and Confirm New Board Members Dates Announced for APAP|NYC 2016:  Jan. 15-19. The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) celebrated the industry’s shining stars today at the 58th Annual APAP Awards Ceremony and Luncheon in New York City.

​12.30.14 APAP|NYC 2015 Public Events and Live Streaming Announced.​ Conference January 9-13; Preconference With Sessions Open to the Public January 8 & 9.

12.22.14 APAP Announces 2015 Award Winners.​ Grammy-Winning Violinist, Midori, Dartmouth’s Margaret Lawrence, NEA Deputy Patrice Walker Powell to be honored at January APAP Awards Luncheon. Surprise “Distinguished Service Award” winner to be announced at event.

12.10.14 APAP|NYC 2015 to Offer Free Live Streaming of Select Events. Professionals and enthusiasts not able to attend in person can tune in to see Angélique Kidjo, Misty Copeland, Rosanne Cash, Tanya Tagaq, Lemon Andersen and more.

12.09.14 APAP|NYC 2015 Announces Line-up of Speakers for January Conference. Grammy-winning singer Angélique Kidjo featured with public radio host Ira Glass, American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland, Rosanne Cash and more​.

11.18.14 January In NYC 2015: Annual Performing Arts Convergence of 11 Major Forums and Festivals Announces Events. The growing collaboration called “January In NYC” offers a breadth and scope of theater, dance, music and opera performance presented in New York in January making it the best time of the year for artists, colleagues and audiences to get a taste of contemporary performance and a glimpse into the future of​ the industry.

11.4.14 January In NYC 2015: Annual Performing Arts Convergence of 11 Major Forums and Festivals. Chronological list of the 11 "January in NYC" forums and festivals.

About APAP

The Association of Performing Arts Presenters is the national service, advocacy and membership organization for presenters of the performing arts. APAP is dedicated to developing and supporting a robust performing arts industry and the professionals who work within it. In addition to the annual APAP|NYC conference - the world's leading convening for the performing arts (January 15-19, 2016) - APAP is the industry's leading community for networking and knowledge. APAP strengthens and advances your career and the field through professional development, resource sharing, advocacy and civic engagement.

​​​​​​​​​​​View past highlights and photos from APAP|NYC 2015. ​