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Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration Now Open for New York 2018 ISPA Congres »
For Immediate Release PDF Download  Registration Now Open for New York 2018 ISPA Congress Balancing Act...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pitch New Works at the New York 2018 ISPA Congress »
For Immediate Release PDF Download  Pitch New Works at the New York 2018 ISPA Congress Applications...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Application to ISPA 2018 Global Fellowship Program now open »
For Immediate Release PDF Download   Opportunity for Emerging Global Performing Arts Leaders Applica...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (16 Comments - view/add)
ISPA Series at the Fringe - Three Public Events Exploring International Collaboration »
For Immediate Release PDF Download  ISPA Series at the Fringe Three public events exploring inte...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Montréal 2017 ISPA Award Recipients Announced »
On behalf of our hosts of ISPA's 100th Congress, Identities , the International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA...

ISPA Insider
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Profiles of Technology - VR, AR, SaaS, API - oh my! »
When we think about technology in the context of the 21st century, mobility and fast connections are where it’s at. Ther...
Monday, April 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reflections of 100 Congresses »
A Celebration of 100 Congresses! On December 14, 1948 , the International Society for the Performing Arts...
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...

Industry News
Sunday, October 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Leadership from a Funder Can Facilitate Greater Diversity and Accessibility »
A more significant cultural shift needs to take place where programming diversity becomes part of the very DNA of our arts...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
“Opera needs to tackle its biases. The future of the industry depends on it” »
I am troubled by opera’s gender imbalance, lack of diversity, the racism and misogyny of many classics...Despite a large...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Classical:NEXT Accepting Proposals for 2018 Edition »
Classical:NEXT is accepting suggestions for showcase artists, project pitches and conference sessions to be hosted at Cla...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications Accepted for NAS’ Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy »
National Arts Strateties (NAS) is now accepting applications for its Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy ....
Sunday, August 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Western Arts Alliance Celebrates 50th Anniversary »
Portland’s Western Arts Alliance (WAA) celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and with that milestone comes a whole n...

Fellow Spotlight
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Check Out These Recent ISPA Fellow Accolades! »
It is no surprise that ISPA Fellows past and current continue to make waves throughout our industry. In the past month, we...
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...

"Pitch New Works" in Action
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dystopian Dream Comes to Life in Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg World Premiere »
Today, we’re highlighting Dystopian Dream created by composer Nitin Sawhney and choreographers/performers Honji Wang a...
Saturday, August 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Treemonisha": from the Pitch to Full-scale Opera »
Today, we're highlighting Treemonisha by Toronto-based Volcano Theatre , presented to delegates at the New York Congr...
Monday, April 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Papa's Time Machine Ongoing Developments »
Today, we’re highlighting Papa’s Time Machine produced by PaPa Puppet Cultural Development Co, Ltd, introduced to ISPA...
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...

Member News
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alison Friedman Appointed as Artistic Director at West Kowloon Cultural District Authority »
Join us in congratulating ISPA board member Alison Friedman on her new appointment as Artistic Director, Performing A...
Monday, October 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Korea Arts Management Service Offers Grants to Int’l Presenters that Feature Korean Artists »
Korea Arts Management Service is accepting proposals for Center Stage Korea 2018 from prospective international partners...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remembering Shelton g. Stanfill »
It is with profound sadness that we share the news that long-time ISPA member Shelton g. Stanfill passed away last Sa...
Thursday, September 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Milwaukee Ballet's 3rd Ward center gets approval »
Milwaukee Ballet received an approval by the Historic Third Ward’s Architectural Review Board for for its new facili...
Saturday, September 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Canada Council for the Arts Confronts Cultural Appropriation in 'Post-Truth and Reconciliation Era' »
Canada Council for the Arts announced that it is implementing a new system for assessing projects that include elem...

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