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2016 Patrick Hayes Award Recipient
Linda Brumbach will receive the 2016 Patrick Hayes Award at the 97th ISPA Congress, Performance!. View other ISPA Award winners.
Linda Brumbach (Executive Producer) founded Pomegranate Arts in New York City in 1988, a company dedicated to developing, producing and touring innovative contemporary performance arts projects through creative collaborations. Since its inception, Pomegranate Arts produced the Olivier Award winning production of Einstein on the Beach (Robert Wilson, Philip Glass, Lucinda Childs), Shockheaded Peter (The Improbably Theater), Book of Longing (Leonard Cohen, Philip Glass), Dracula: The Music and Film (Kronos Quartet, Philip Glass and Universal Pictures), Charlie Victor Romeo (Collective: Unconscious Theater), Dan Zanes’ Holiday Show, Hal Willners’ Came So Far from Beauty (Leonard Cohen and guests), Healing the Divide: A Concert for Peace and Reconciliation (Dalai Lama, Tom Waits, Anoushka Shankar), Available Light (Lucinda Childs, John Adam, Frank Gehry) and most recently Taylor Mac’s 24-Decade History of Popular Music. As a touring producer, Pomegranate Arts collaborates with Batsheva (Ohad Naharin), The Wedding and Funeral Orchestra (Goran Bregovic) and Sankai Juku (Ushio Amagatu) and Laurie Anderson.
Prior to forming her own company, she was the producing director of International Production Associates (IPA) for 11 years, responsible for overseeing all touring productions of artists such as Philip Glass, Twyla Tharp, Spalding Gray, Diamanda Galas, Elizabeth Streb, Karen Finley, Meryl Tankard and the Serious Fun Festival at Lincoln Center. Linda served as a consultant for Creative Capitol, the National Dance Project for the NEFA, advisory board of Celebrate Brooklyn, the board of directors of the International Society of Performing Arts (ISPA) and currently serves as a board member of The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP). She is a graduate of the Indiana School of Music and lives in Montclair NJ with her husband Marty and two children Jonah and Molly.