Although we are still in the early stages of the pandemic and the associated economic impacts, the national dialogue about when to reopen has many of us thinking ahead and contemplating what the coming months and years in the performing arts might look like, based on what we know now.
While assessments on when to reopen performance venues and reschedule live events vary greatly by geographic location, physical space, event size and attendee population, we can all agree that safety comes first.
Below are some resources that can provide guidance how small events and venues can reopen as safely as possible under these incredibly challenging circumstances
- Event Safety Alliance Reopening Guide
- Reopen Every Venue Safely from Music Cities Together
- Returning to Work Safely: Guidelines from Small Venues, Studios and Rehearsal Spaces from American Federation of Musicians
- 2020-21 Season Planning Guide for Community Choruses
- Performing Arts Center Consortium’s Guide to Reopening Theatrical Venues
- SMU DataArts / TRG Arts report: How arts and cultural organizations can consider adapting
- Survey Shows Audiences’ Reluctance to Return to the Theatre from American Theatre
- Reopening the Performing Arts: Event Safety in the COVID-19 Era Webinar from the Alliance of Performing Arts Conferences
Learn more about COVID-19 Resources for the Preforming Arts here: https://www.apap365.org/COVID-19/COVID-19-Resources