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ISPA News
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Warm Welcome to Jiahui Fu »
We are very proud to welcome back,  Jiahui Fu , as ISPA’s Spring 2020 Volunteer! She recently dedicated her winter break...
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NY20 ISPA Congress Recap »
Over the course of three days from January 14-16, ISPA welcomed a record-breaking 671 delegates from 57 countries to t...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2020 ISPA Award Recipients Announced »
Download this media release On behalf of the Board of Directors, the International Society for the Performing Arts (...
Friday, December 13, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
ISPA Welcomes Marissa Oliver as New Membership and Events Manager »
Help us give a warm welcome to Marissa Oliver, ISPA's new Manager of Membership and Events! Marissa is thrilled to join IS...
Monday, November 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing New York 2020 ISPA Congress Pitch New Works Projects »
New York, NY, USA (November 25, 2019) – The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) announced the ten select...

Member News
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation - Announcing the Performing Arts Global Exchange Program »
The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation has introduced a new program for performing arts presenters nationwide in cooperation wit...
Tuesday, December 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cultural Leadership Now and Then: Interview with Director of Clore Leadership Hilary Carty »
Hilary Carty is one of the most prominent voices in cultural leadership in UK and abroad. Beth Ponte, a Brazilian art...
Saturday, December 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cathie Boyd Invited as Guest Curator for 2020 edition of Sweden’s Göteborg Art Sounds Festival »
Cathie Boyd, Artistic Director of Cryptic , has been invited to help shaping the 2020 edition of Sweden’s Göteborg Art S...
Sunday, November 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
APAP President and CEO Mario Garcia Durham to Step Down in 2020 »
The Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) has announced president and CEO Mario Garcia Durham will step dow...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Overture with the Arts' Akilah Newton Receives Community Service Award from the Parliament of Canada »
Join us in congratulating Akilah Newton, Executive Director and Founder of Overture with the Arts, on receiving the Commun...

Industry News
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Dance Presenters Forum Accepting Applications through March 16 »
The Association of Performing Arts Professionals, in partnership with the New England Foundation for the Arts, and Jacob’s...
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Classical:NEXT Reveals 2020 Program »
Classical:NEXT announced the opening night and official showcase program for its 2020 edition  taking place in Rotte...
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
USArtists International Grant Deadline: April 1 »
Invited to perform at a festival abroad? USArtists International grants can turn your performance into a reality. The de...
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
WOMEX 20: Accepting Applications until March 13 »
The 26th edition of WOMEX 20 , held in Budapest, Hungary from October 21 – 25, 2020 is now accepting proposals through Ma...
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Al Bustan Festival Begins in Beirut »
The Al Bustan International Festival of Music and the Performing Arts begins Tuesday, February 18 and will run for more...

"Pitch New Works" in Action
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Cion: Requiem of Ravel's Bolero has U.S. Premiere »
Did you attend Pitch New Works at the recent congress? Today, we’re highlighting project news that we shared with delegate...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
Our Time Machine, the Documentary »
Today, we’re highlighting Papa’s Time Machine produced by PaPa Puppet Cultural Development Co, Ltd, introduced to ISPA...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mummenschanz performs "YOU & ME" in Taiwan »
Today, we’re highlighting the Swiss-based musicians of silence MUMMENSCHANZ and their recent project: YOU & ME . The wo...
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Crystal Pite's Anticipated Premiere for "Revisor" »
Today, we’re highlighting the newly premiered collaboration by writer Jonathan Young and choreographer/director Crystal Pi...
Friday, February 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
"#JeSuis" To Tour Once More »
Did you attend Pitch New Works at the recent congress? Today, we’re highlighting project news that we shared with delegate...

Fellow Spotlight
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Fellows Meet at Fadjir Theatre Festival in Iran »
Reflecting on our recent discussions at the New York 2020 Congress which addressed the poignant theme of art and borders...
Sunday, December 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dr. Lindsay Lachance Receives CAPACOA’s Inaugural Emerging Leader in the Performing Arts award »
Join us in congratulating ISPA Fellow and Artistic Associate of Indigenous Theatre at Canada's National Arts Centre Dr....
Friday, September 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Reneltta Arluk (Canada; 2019 ISPA Fellow) »
Today we are highlighting 2019 Fellow Reneltta Arluk , Director of Indigenous Arts at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativit...
Friday, July 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Kristelle Holliday (Quebec; 2019 ISPA Fellow) »
#right { display: none !important; } This month we’re highlighting ISPA Fellow Kristelle Holliday , Execut...
Thursday, March 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Kenneth Uphopho (Nigeria; 2019 ISPA Fellow) »
Today we’re highlighting 2019 Fellow Kenneth Uphopho , Festival Director of the Lagos Fringe , Nigeria, which he and his...

ISPA Insider
Saturday, August 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Create, Renovate, Renew - Members Reflect on Capital Projects »
Capital projects are never easy. Making the decision to build, demolish, or refurbish requires clarity of purpose and enga...
Tuesday, October 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
What Leadership Transitions Look Like: Founder’s Goodbye, Retirement, Converted Independent Producer »
Leadership transition is an inevitable part of any professional industry. In recent years there seems to be a sea change...
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...