Asian American Performers Action Coalition

Report Shows Minority Actor Representation Rises On Broadway

  • February 13th, 2013

NEW YORK — The percentage of minority actors working on Broadway and at the top 16 not-for-profit theater companies in New York City rose to 23 percent during the 2011-2012 season, but whites continue to be overrepresented, according to a new report. The Asian American Performers Action Coalition released its second annual look at ethnic…

Asian-Americans missing from Broadway, study finds

  • February 2nd, 2012

Minorities’ share of stage roles in prominent city productions has grown, but Asians are stuck at 2%, despite comprising 13% of the population. Crain’s New York Business By Miriam Kreinin Souccar Despite record numbers of new productions being mounted on Broadway in recent years, some minority performers feel left out in the cold. A report…