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SUPPORT APA ARTISTS

ISSUE

Asian Pacific American (APA) are greatly underrepresented on and behind theater stages.

"Asian Pacific American actors are cast in less than 1% of the roles on main stage productions." 

-- Judge Ernie Hiroshige, President of APAFT

SOLUTION

APAFT's mission is to enable APA actors, playwrights, directors and other performers to appear in American productions on the main stages in much greater numbers

How You Can Help

SCHOLARSHIPS 

Enabling APA theater artists gain access to the main stage through scholarships to enhance their acting and writing skills.

PUBLIC EDUCATION

Help APAFT outreach to educate the public about this problem

INCREASE THE APA THEATER AUDIENCE

See APA productions and increase the APA theater audience; especially among APA young professionals

THEATER PARTIES & ARTIST RECEPTIONS

Attend, support or help plan APAFT Theater Parties or artist receptions

DONATE

Give your tax deductible funds or offer your specialized skills to APAFT.

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Our mission:

The Asian Pacific American Friends of Theater is dedicated to the promotion of casting Asian Pacific American actors to play non-ethnic specific American roles in American plays on main stage theaters.

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