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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Announcing 100th ISPA Congress Pitch New Works Projects »
For Immediate Release Announcing the 100th ISPA Congress Pitch New Works Projects   Tuesday, April 11,...
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...

ISPA Insider
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...
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...

Industry News
Thursday, March 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Where Walls Exist, the Arts Provide a Doorway »
While powerful emotions born out of prejudice and misplaced fear fuel these hate crimes, artists too harness powerful emot...
Sunday, March 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why Every Day Should be Baby Day at the Theatre »
Having a baby can leave even the most committed theatregoer feeling unwelcome. But " a theatre culture that values familie...
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. ...

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, 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...
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...

Member News
Wednesday, April 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Open Call of Contemporary Dance for the Sesc Dance Biennial 2017 »
Sesc - Social Service of Commerce announced the open call of artistic works of contemporary dance for the Sesc Dance Bien...
Friday, April 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gasteig München to Receive EUR 450 Million for its Renovation Project from Munich City Council »
ISPA member Max Wagner, managing director of the Gasteig München GmbH , shared delightful news that the Munich city counc...
Wednesday, April 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
British Council Announces the 20th Anniversary Edinburgh Showcase Program »
British Council announced the 20th anniversary Edinburgh Showcase programme. Politics, pop culture and tragedy feature in...
Saturday, April 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISPA Members Invited to the World Premiere of "Children of God" »
ISPA members are invited to the world premiere of  Children of God written by   ISPA's 2017 Fellowship Program...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gaurav Kripalani Appointed as Festival Director of Singapore International Festival Of Arts »
Join us in congratulating ISPA board member Gaurav Kripalani for being appointed as the next Festival Director for Singap...

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