APAC’s 2021 online study day explores the impact of Covid

On Thursday 17 June 2021 from 2.00pm-5.00pm the Association of Performing Arts Collections will host an Online Study Day. Entitled *Waiting in the Wings: Review, Reflect, Respond* the presentations will explore the impact of Covid-19 on performing arts collections.

APAC’s 2021 Online Study Day will reflect on the events of 2020, discuss the challenges & opportunities, and explore how APAC members are preparing for the future.

You will hear from APAC’s members about what they have learnt from their experiences of the past year, what challenges and opportunities have arisen, and what they plan to do differently going forwards.

Presentations will include:

Alice Bloom, Wimbledon College of Arts: Challenges and opportunities of supporting performance students online

Louise Manico, Early Dance Circle: The Early Dance Circle’s Shift to Digital in Response to Covid-19

Clare Wood, Southbank Centre: Keeping Connected: Southbank Centre Archive and the Art by Post project

Paul Roberts, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama/ABTT: An Archive in the Making: 60 years of the Association of British Theatre Technicians

Lucy Powell, University of Bristol Theatre Collection: Theatre and live art records at risk: survey, emergency response and capacity building at the University of Bristol Theatre Collection

Ian Abbott, Hip Hop Dance Almanac: The (mis)adventures of Ian Abbott and his attempts to build an archive of Hip Hop dance from scratch

Hannah Jones, The National Archives: Re-opening your archive service: strategies and scenarios

This event is free for APAC members or £5 for non-members. You can become a member of APAC from as little as £10 a year.

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