Advocacy Update: Webinar Recording: U.S. Artist Visas and International Travel in the Age of COVID: Latest Update

By Laurie Baskin posted 09-28-2021 11:47


Originally recorded September 9, 2021

After more than a year of canceled, postponed, or reimagined performances, U.S. arts organizations, presenters, and agents have resumed programming and planning for the 2021-22 season, only to find the U.S. is not quite ready to open our borders for all international artists.

In this free 75-minute webinar, experts from Tamizdat and the hosts of – the Association of Performing Arts Professionals and the League of American Orchestras – describe what it takes to secure U.S. artist visas and navigate COVID-19 travel restrictions right now. We also cover what the current and long-term policy environment means for seeking more equitable opportunities to support international cultural activity

Co-hosted by A2IM – American Association of Independent Music, Chamber Music America, Dance/USA, Folk Alliance International, National Performance Network, North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents, OPERA America, Performing Arts Managers and Agents Coalition, and Theatre Communications Group.

Here is a link to the webinar recording on Youtube.

Here is a link to the PowerPoint Presentation.

Here is a link to the transcript.