Political Actions + Building Coalitions

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Nancy Kim Parsons, New York actor, at "RepresentAsian" | Courtesy of AAPAC

ASIAN AMERICANS PUSH BACK | Actors’ coalition demands U.S. theater companies to end racial prejudice

A coalition of Asian Americans (called AAPAC) produced a report that wanted to compare minority representation on both the commercial and nonprofit sections. The past five seasons of 16 of the largest non-profit theaters in New York City were analyzed Read More

David Henry Hwang

IS BROADWAY RACIST? | If not, then why are Asian Americans invisible on NYC stages?

Asian American actors and performers have gathered forces to figure out the meaning behind a slew of statistics. Data revealed in a 2012 study has found the smoking gun — that Asian American performers are not part of “the trend toward more inclusive casting” in New York theater. Read More

"RepresentAsian" poster of AAAPAC: Asian American Performing Arts Coalition

NUMBERS DON’T LIE | Asian Americans are challenging Broadway and nonprofit theaters with sobering stats on the lack of minorities

According to a new minority report, blacks were far more likely than any other minority to be cast in roles which were not specifically identified by their race and ethnicity. Asian Americans were “the least likely of the major minority groups to play roles that were not defined by their race.” Read More

NYC’S RACIST THEATERS | NYC’s MCC Theater gets a thumbs-down in the culture of casting inequality

That’s one of the most glaring statistical findings on the state of ethnic representation on New York stages, according to a sobering new survey released tonight (May 2) by Asian American Performers Action Coalition (AAPAC). Read More

Strategic Planning — Thought Leadership + Educational Initiatives

Shows We’ve Produced — U.S. + International

A MEDLEY OF SONDHEIM | A Broadway Musical From Lincoln Center to Europe’s National Operetta Theatre

The National Operetta Theatre “Ion Dacian” Presents “A Medley of Sondheim“ — a special concert tribute performance Featuring Broadway star performers Joan Almedilla, Ali Ewoldt, Angel Desai, Jose Llana and Orville Mendoza Tuesday, 17th of November 2011 within the International Festival for Musical Performing Arts “Life is Beautiful” 4th edition Bucharest, Romania BUCHAREST, ROMANIA —… Read More

Strategic Planning — Thought Leadership + Educational Initiatives

International Journalism Seminar on Human-Rights Coverage

Are you hungry for a career in global news? Would you like to travel and report on some of the world’s most important and exciting LGBT stories? Could you see yourself breaking international stories from a newsroom in London, Hong Kong, Boston, New York or Washington, D.C.?   If you answered “yes” to both questions, join us for… Read More

"RepresentAsian" poster of AAAPAC: Asian American Performing Arts Coalition

NUMBERS DON’T LIE | Asian Americans are challenging Broadway and nonprofit theaters with sobering stats on the lack of minorities

According to a new minority report, blacks were far more likely than any other minority to be cast in roles which were not specifically identified by their race and ethnicity. Asian Americans were “the least likely of the major minority groups to play roles that were not defined by their race.” Read More

Strategic Planning — Thought Leadership + Educational Initiatives

Curation + Creations — Installing USA Exhibitions

Curation + Creations — Installing USA Exhibitions

Debuting in Prague | 2011 USA National Exhibition of Design, Architecture & Space

NEW YORK CITY |  From the Edge: Performance Design in the Divided States of America” is a one-of-a-kind curated installation documenting the most politically compelling productions, performances and work processes that appeared in the United States between 2006 and 2011.  That period in consideration was the tumultuous period when an economic recession slammed our country… Read More

#APAPNYC touts “7 Things Not to Miss at its January New York convening

NEW YORK CITY |  This weekend, the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP), in its 60th year, touts what it calls “the brightest, best and newest artists and leaders of arts and culture from the worlds of dance, theater, music, comedy, family and youth programming and other forms of live performing arts for its annual… Read More

Hives of world-music and performing arts presenters start buzzing at #APAPNYC

What do we have to do differently to survive and prosper as presenters, artists and agents in the new economic realities we face? Read More

Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson toplines a bevy of performing industry awardees at #APAPNYC coven

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY |  There will be a surprise winner. We don’t yet know who. The one clue we’ve been handed is that its an industry award for exemplary service to the field of professional presenting. Can you guess? No matter. #APAPNYC has booked its 2017 award winners, whose identities were announced. Based on nominations… Read More

Time to get fried | Hit up Taylor Mac and #APAP2017 talks @apap365

  NEW YORK CITY |  Let’s go with the flow.  The APAP|NYC 2017 conference program addresses pressing issues and needs in the performing arts industry. Here is a list of topics, sessions and programs that you can attend if you signed up to immerse yourself in the culture of arts presenters. SATURDAY PLENARY SESSION Saturday,… Read More

NUMBERS DON’T LIE | Asian Americans are challenging Broadway and nonprofit theaters with sobering stats on the lack of minorities

According to a new minority report, blacks were far more likely than any other minority to be cast in roles which were not specifically identified by their race and ethnicity. Asian Americans were “the least likely of the major minority groups to play roles that were not defined by their race.” Read More