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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Accepting Applications for 100th ISPA Congress Pitch New Works »
For Immediate Release   Accepting Applications for 100th ISPA Congress Pitch New Works Wednesday...
Tuesday, December 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISPA Receives Multi-Year Award from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation »
It is with great pride that we share the news that the International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) has received a...
Friday, November 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing ISPA's 100th Congress »
Place des Arts and the entire Host Committee, I would like to take this opportunity to officially launch registration fo...
Wednesday, November 9, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing New York 2017 ISPA Congress Pitch Projects »
ISPA is delighted to announce the ten selected Pitch New Works projects that will be presented at the New York 2017 ISPA...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration Now Open for New York 2017 ISPA Congress »
On behalf of our Co-Chairs, Alicia Adams and Jude Kelly, we are delighted to officially launch the New York 2017 ISPA Co...

ISPA Insider
Friday, October 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Currents of Change: Arts, Power + Politics »
The world is besieged with fundamental changes – some good, some potentially not so good. The recent Brexit vote is leavin...
Thursday, July 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
In a sea of options, why choose ISPA? »
I don't even remember the season. I just remember walking between them and feeling for the first time that I belonged some...
Friday, May 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Making of ISPA's Mid-year International Congresses »
In this issue A primer for ISPA’s international congresses Expanding...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISPA's Annual New York Congress - a meeting place where you discover the next great idea! »
Why We Meet In the age of smart phones, email, and video chats, it would seem that we are all closer than...
Thursday, October 15, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Game-Changing Program for Global Arts Professionals - ISPA’s Fellowship Program »
Fellowship Season at ISPA In this second issue, we are featuring an in-depth look at ISPA’s ever-growing F...

Industry News
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Arts Strategies Accepting Applications for Creative Community Fellows »
The National Art Strategies just began their application process for this year's Creative Community Fellowship. This fell...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why Was That Band Deported? »
This NPR article dissects the controversy recently erupted about the Italian post-punk band Soviet Soviet , who were den...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Entries: Fringe Central Events Programme 2017 »
Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society  opened its call for entries for the 2017 Fringe Central Events Programme. ...
Thursday, February 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
APAP Accepting Applications for Its Leadership Fellows Program »
The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) launched the third cohort for the Leadership Fellows Program , an...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IETM’s Publications on Value of Contemporary Arts and Cultural Practice to Individuals and Society »
IETM  (International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts)’s latest publication series Fresh Perspectives exp...

Fellow Spotlight
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fellows Reading List »
Fifty-five ISPA Fellows joined the New York 2017 ISPA Congress making up 10% of congress delegates. Over the months sinc...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Butholezwe Kgosi Nyathi (Zimbabwe; 2017 ISPA Fellow) »
Today we are highlighting 2017 Fellow Butholezwe Kgosi Nyathi , Programs Manager at Amagugu International Heritage Centre...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Alejandro Marrero (Cuba, 2016 ISPA Fellow) »
Today we are highlighting 2016 Fellow Alejandro Marrero , Literary advisor/ Art manager at Estudio Teatral de Santa Clara...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Malcolm Rock (Netherlands; 2016 ISPA Fellow) »
Meet Malcolm Rock , Artistic Director of ODD Continent , and writer-director-producer of opera, dance and theatre. Just...
Monday, September 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet E-Jan Tan (Global; 2016 ISPA Fellow) »
Meet E-Jan Tan , Co-founder and Creative Producer of Toccata Studio , a creative research and development laboratory in...

"Pitch New Works" in Action
Monday, March 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Back to New York for Ensemble Mik Nawooj! »
Today, we’re highlighting Death Become Life by Ensemble Mik Nawooj , recently introduced to ISPA delegates at the Pi...
Monday, February 6, 2017
"Under the Horizon" Knocks on Door of  14 Halls Across 5 Countries »
Did you attend Pitch New Works at the recent congress? Today, we’re highlighting project news that we shared with delega...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Backbone to Embark Multi-country Tour! »
Today we are highlighting Backbone produced by Red Sky Performance/The Banff Centre, recently introduced to ISPA deleg...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Layla and Majnun Begins US Tour »
Today, we’re highlighting Layla and Majnun by Mark Morris Dance Group, recently introduced to ISPA delegates at the Pit...
Monday, July 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Collapse" by New Movement Collective Premieres August 1st in London »
Today, we’re highlighting  Collapse by New Movement Collective , recently introduced to ISPA delegates at the Pit...

Member News
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Announces a New Partnership with NIH »
Through a new partnership, National Institutes of Health (NIH) continues to expand their Sound Health initiative with the...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brigitte von Welser’s Retirement Celebration »
Early this month, long time ISPA member Brigitte von Welser retired from her position as the Managing Director of the...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Theatre Calgary Announces Stafford Arima as New Artistic Director »
Theatre Calgary announced Stafford Arima as the 12th Artistic Director in the theatre's 49-year history. Born and ra...
Thursday, March 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Showcase Proposals for 2018 Taiwan International Festival of Arts »
The National Taichung Theater (NTT) has launched the "CONNECTION" program series as part of the Second Edition of Taiwan...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arts Centre Melbourne Taking a Lead in Improving Wellbeing in the Arts »
Arts Centre Melbourne has taken on the leadership in launching the Arts Wellbeing Collective , an initiative that stud...

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