Issue 182 | December 28, 2021
Welcome to Spotlights, APAP's bi-weekly newsletter featuring updates and resources to support you during the pandemic and through the recovery. 

Now is a great time to let colleagues know they can join APAP and attend the online APAP|NYC+ 2022 with our new Introductory Membership and Conference Combo offers. Tell a friend, and learn more here.
12.29.21 TOMORROW! This the last date SBA will reissue expired or declined Appeal or Supplemental Action Items for the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant program. (See story below.)
1.5.22 – Deadline for members to vote online prior to the Annual Member Meeting. Vote now.
1.5.22 – Real Talk In Real Time: The Business Doesn’t Stop/Conference Edition, 4 p.m. (EST). RSVP here.
1.7.22 – Deadline to register for the online conference or, if you are registered for the in-person conference, modify or cancel your registration for APAP|NYC+ 2022. 
1.7.22 – Deadline for conference registrants to confirm that your membership is current. Email the APAP membership team now.
1.10.22 – APAP|NYC+ 2022 online conference begins. Register now.

The Annual Member Meeting, which will be held online, is being rescheduled. We will notify you of the new date soon.
In this issue:

  • APAP announces move to online-only conference

  • Transparency Matters: Salary now required on the Job Bank!

  • A Brief SVOG Update: Approaching Close-Out

  • APAP Members: Cast your vote 

Plus, find member news, opportunities, and job postings below!
APAP announces move to online-only conference

In case you missed it, last Thursday we announced the cancellation of our in-person conference in New York City. APAP will still hold our online conference, and we are reimagining its daily schedule to accommodate the most critical and timely elements of the in-person conference. Look for an email with the updated online schedule very soon.

Just because the in-person conference will not happen in January 2022, the business does not stop. The booking cycle and how we do business in 2022 will be a core focus for discussion moving forward, starting with Real Talk in Real Time on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at 4 p.m. (EST). Please join us! RSVP here.
Transparency Matters: Salary now required on the Job Bank!

In a big move for equity and in line with APAP's commitment to REDI (racial equity, diversity and inclusion), the APAP Job Bank now requires that employers include a salary range in all new job postings. APAP believes that pay transparency is a critical step toward pay equity and benefits both the job seeker and the employer.
A Brief SVOG Update: Approaching Close-Out

Earlier this month, the SBA hosted information sessions for active grantees of the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program on compliance and close out. While the replay has been sent to all grantees, you can watch it here in case you missed it.

In its latest update, the SBA also emphasized that this Wednesday, December 29, 2021, is the last date that the SBA will reissue expired or declined Appeal or Supplemental Action Items. The SBA advises that requests received after this date will not be approved.
APAP Members: Cast your vote!

This is a reminder for voting members (primary contacts of member organizations) to cast your ballot on this year’s new and renewing board slate, proposed bylaws amendments, and meeting minutes.
The deadline to vote online is January 5, 2022. Voting will also take place at the Annual Membership Meeting.

The Annual Member Meeting, which will be held online, is being rescheduled. We will notify you of the new date soon.
Memorialize APAP members and colleagues at APAP|NYC+

We know that the loss has been great this past year, so we want to recognize our members and colleagues who have passed since the 2021 conference. Do you know a field leader, fellow colleague, touring artist or other performing arts luminary who lost their life this year? Please submit their name here, so we can memorialize them at the conference.

Broadway League elects ASU's Colleen Jennings-Roggensack as vice chair of the road

The Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway industry, added new members to its Board of Governors and elected ASU's Colleen Jennings-Roggensack as its new vice chair of the road. "Thank you, all members of the Broadway League, for the hard work, dedication and truly working together to keep our theaters open, audiences engaged, creatives, actors, crews, admin teams all pulling together. I am honored to be the incoming vice chair of the board for our governors,” said Colleen Jennings-Roggensack, ASU vice president for cultural affairs and executive director of ASU Gammage. Read more.
New research available: Culture + Community in a Time of Transformation

Culture + Community is a national research initiative aimed at bridging the cultural sector with the experiences and needs of its communities and audiences during the pandemic and beyond. The findings coming out of this survey also aim to provide the field with actionable insights towards becoming more equitable, inclusive spaces and toward a movement of transformation as cultural organizations become more active participants within movements for social and racial justice. Learn more.
This is your one-stop shop for jobs in performing arts presenting, booking and touring.
The Latest Featured Jobs!

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center
Nashville, Tennessee
Symphony Space
New York, New York
Gallo Center for the Arts
Modesto, California
Washington Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.
Bronx Music Heritage Center/WHEDco
Bronx, New York

Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia

Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia

Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia

IMG Artists LLC
New York, New York

City of Kettering, Ohio
Kettering, Ohio

State University
University Park, Illinois

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Becket, Massachusetts

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Photos: OKAN at the Hilton at APAP|NYC (credit: Adam Kissick/APAP)