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Announcement: Contemporary Performance Launching APAPP (Annual Performance App)



Contemporary Performance is pleased to announce the inaugural version of APAPP, the Annual Performance App, a companion app available in iOS, Android and HTML5 tailored to the incredible and exciting spectrum of performance events and festivals held Januarys in New York. Leveraging a refined functionality, APAPP provides listings, maps, calendars and ways for users to network about the festivals and shows they attend while integrating with established social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, foursquare and CP’s own site of 15,000+ performance-makers from around the globe.

APAPP (v0.12)* allows users to:

★ discover information about festivals and venues
★ see a listing of performances and add shows to personal or public calendars
★ post their attendance of specific performance to Facebook and Twitter accounts
★ see a map of venues on a Google-map interface
★ watch videos related to performances, venues, or festivals
★ and much more…

APAPP is created by Contemporary Performance: Caden Manson and Jemma Nelson.

APAPP (0.12) will be released December 15, 2012 for FREE (**pending iTunes store approval)

For more information about including your listings in APAPP, please contact Contemporary Performance immediately at [email protected]

Pricing for inclusion on inquiry.


11/15/12 *version number and feature set may change on actual release date. Screen shots may not reflect final release version. APAPP does not contain information about and has no affiliation with the American Performing Arts Presenters conference.

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Caden Manson is a director, media artist, and teacher. He is co-founder of the media ensemble and network, blog, and publisher, He has co-created, directed, video- and set designed 18 Big Art Group productions. Manson has shown video installations in Austria, Germany, NYC, and Portland; performed PAIN KILLER in Berlin, Singapore and Vietnam; Taught in Berlin, Rome, Paris, Montreal, NYC, and Bern; the ensemble has been co-produced by the Vienna Festival, Festival d’Automne a Paris, Hebbel Am Ufer, Rome’s La Vie de Festival, PS122, and Wexner Center for The Arts. Caden is a 2001 Foundation For Contemporary Art Fellow, is a 2002 Pew Fellow and a 2011 MacDowell Fellow. Writing has been published in PAJ, Theater Magazine, and Theater der Zeit. Caden is currently an associate professor and graduate directing option coordinator of The John Wells Directing Program at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama.

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