Programs & Services

Overview of Programs & Services.  For details on utilizing ACPA's valued resources contact:

Ticket Services
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Ticket Services

AtlanTIX Discount Ticket Services
AtlanTIX is the largest single earned income resource for the nonprofit performing arts industry of Georgia. A significant audience development/marketing tool, one-third of customers are visitors to greater Atlanta.  As of January 2011, AtlanTIX has sold over 168,000 half-price tickets, and generated over $2,328,000 in ticket sales revenue for organizations.  Over 13,600 patrons are AtlanTIX email group members.  The Southeast’s first half-price ticket booth opened in 1998 in the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Underground Atlanta visitors center. Tickets are sold at the booth and online.

Download the AtlanTIX half-price ticket allotment form.

Gift Tix Certificates
These $25 gift certificates are redeemable at 70+ participating member organizations for ticket purchases, classes and merchandise.  Organizations are reimbursed 100% of each redeemed Gift Tix.

Online Services
The consumer gateway to greater Atlanta’s performing arts scene features a comprehensive show calendar, directory of 160+ member companies, Stage Stories podcast, special event listings and much more.

See Industry-Focused Services below

AtlanTIX Jr.  E-News
This biweekly broadcast email is designed to engage youth and families in arts & cultural activities, with news on shows, workshops, tours, special events, classes and other programs & activities.

Stage Stories Podcast
Our weekly broadcast features tales of life in ‘the biz’ from the people who bring the performing arts to life in greater Atlanta.  Stage Stories is available as a podcast or by listening directly from  Our podcast was the first such broadcast in North America to be produced by a performing arts service organization.

Publications & Special Events

GO ARTS Month ~ Georgia Open Arts Month
During the entire month of October, this event is ACPA’s celebration of National Arts & Humanities Month.  GO ARTS provides a marketing umbrella for discounted or free performances and other arts & cultural activities, and works to encourage people to GO experience the ARTS.  National Free Night of Theater is a featured event during GO ARTS Month.

National Free Night of Theater
This annual Theatre Communication Group (TCG) national initiative is an audience development program designed to attract new audiences to America’s not-for-profit theatres. Since its debut in 2005, Free Night has increased in scope and participation each year.  In 2006, ACPA was invited to manage greater Atlanta’s participation in the national program, and continues to manage the program regionally.

Industry-Focused Services

Our industry-focused website is greater Atlanta’s premiere resource for information on auditions, jobs, classes, other opportunities.  Other features include searchable directories with profiles of member organizations, performers, production and administrative personnel, plus useful resource and information links are provided.

Unified Auditions & Designer Showcase
This collaborative annual event traditionally takes place in March, and benefits performing arts companies, performers, and designers.  Approximately 60 companies see over 230 performers audition during this two day event.  The Designer Showcase is a trade show of sorts where artistic staff see and discuss work samples with area designers. More on ACPA's Unified AuditionsMore on the Designer Showcase.

Health Insurance Program
Through our partnership with Kaiser Permanente, eligible Individual Members have access to significant health care coverage at a suprisingly low premium.  For income and other eligibility requirements click here.  Not eligible? More health care options are available through our Fractured Atlas partnership.  See below.

Fractured Atlas Free Associate Membership
A collaborative membership partnership between ACPA and Fractured Atlas allows any ACPA member in good standing to join Fractured Atlas as an Associate Member for free. Fractured Atlas is a national service organization providing artists and arts organizations access to funding opportunities, event and other insurance, healthcare options and plans, education opportunities and more.

Stephen Petty Memorial Fund
This important fund provides emergency cash assistance for people in the performing arts living with life threatening or debilitating illness, or suffering severe financial hardship due to illness or injury.  Since its inception, the fund has awarded over $30,000 in assistance to those in need.  NOTE: This fund has been temporarily suspended.  Please check back  for a status update.

Resource Referrals
ACPA is pleased to offer referrals to resources for healthcare options, legal services, competitive insurance rates for liability and worker’s comp insurance, and a variety of organization volunteer needs – from ushers, to marketing and tech expertise, to board development.

External Relations

Atlanta Coalition of Performing Arts maintains relationships and/or memberships with local, regional and national organizations, acting as liaison for greater Atlanta’s performing arts industry to the public and private sectors, and national arts industry.  ACPA is a leading member of the Association of Performing Arts Service Organizations.

Atlanta Coalition of Performing Arts provides leadership with vision in advocating and promoting the arts as a vital industry, identifying key issues, developing strategies, and implementing initiatives which address common concerns.  A unified voice for the performing arts industry, the Coalition works to build relationships and forge partnerships with government, business, media and the community to enhance the stature of the arts in our society.


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AP & Membership

Atlanta Performs (AP) is the nonprofit service organization working to support and promote greater Atlanta's theatre, dance, music and film arts. AP was founded in 1984 by arts leaders from across the region, to connect the performing arts field both as a community, and an industry.

More About AP   •  Programs & Services
Membership   •  Contact Info & Staff   • Board of Directors

Become a Member of Atlanta Performs
Individual Member Application
Partner Member Application

Featured Partner Profiles

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Atlanta Performs - "What's Working"


Newnan Theatre Company
Newnan Theatre Company 
Theatrical Outfit
Theatrical Outfit 
Theater Emory Young Actor's Playhouse/Marietta Players
Young Actor's Playhouse/Marietta Players 

Featured Associate Profiles

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Blueprint Acting Studios
Blueprint Acting Studios 
Creative Studios of Atlanta
Creative Studios of Atlanta 

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