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).
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.
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