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ARTS. WORK. LIFE. - A podcast from APAP

ARTS. WORK. LIFE. is a podcast about what it's like to work in the performing arts, featuring stories from artists and arts workers like YOU, behind-the-scenes and up close. The podcast is produced by the Association of Performing Arts Professionals with the support of the Wallace Foundation.

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Season 1

New episodes arrive every Tuesday through August 2, 2022.
Coming Soon (Pre-Trailer) - April 22, 2022
ARTS. WORK. LIFE. trailer - June 14, 2022
S01 E01 - Inclusion: What does it mean to be "In the Room"? - June 28, 2022 
S01 E02 - Money, Money, Money: Hustle or Bust - July 5, 2022 
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S01 E03 - From Burnout to Balance: Defying Death and Embracing Life - July 12, 2022 
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S01 E04 - Space, Place, and Community - July 19, 2022 
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S01 E05 - The Human in Human Resources - July 26, 2022 
S01 E06 - Bowing Out, Letting Go, and Saying Goodbye - August 2, 2022 


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Host of ARTS. WORK. LIFE. comes to APAP|NYC+ 2023!

Host of ARTS. WORK. LIFE. Claire Caulfield will be recording a special edition of the APAP podcast at the APAP|NYC+ 2023 conference. Join her as she moderates a conversation with Gen Z and Millennial arts leaders about work culture, leadership, and their vision for our industry.

Claire Caulfield will also be gathering stories during the APAP|NYC+ conference and is interested in speaking with other Gen Z and younger Millennial arts leaders.

Are you a young-er arts professional who will be attending APAP|NYC+ 2023? Do you have a personal story to tell? If so, she wants to meet you! Submit your interest form here.


About APAP

The Association of Performing Arts Professionals is the national service, advocacy and membership organization for the live performing arts field. APAP is dedicated to developing and supporting a robust performing arts presenting, booking and touring industry and the professionals who work within it. 

The AWL Team

Claire Caulfield, Podcast Host and Producer
Jenny Thomas, Executive Producer; Director, Marketing and Communications, APAP
Sherri Larsen, Podcast Promotions Consultant

Podcast Advisors:
Krista Bradley, Director, Programs and Resources, APAP
Mercedes Caxaj, Head of Programs, Small World Music & Artistic Co-Director, Sunfest-London Committee for Cross Cultural Arts
Jean Cook, Artist
Eddie Cota, Director of Brands and Partnerships, Universal Music Group and Founder, Champion City
Cara Gluck, Manager, Digital Marketing and Communication, APAP
Annie Peterson, Executive Associate, APAP
Lisa Richards Toney, President and CEO, APAP
Daniel Bernard Roumain, Artist/Educator
Willie Santiago, Manager, Programs and Resources, APAP
Beatrice Thomas, Consultant, Arts Equity Strategist, Artist
Cristina Vasquez, Director, Contenidos Artisticos



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