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ISPA News
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...
Wednesday, September 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISPA Accepting Congress Host Proposals for International Congresses 2022 to 2024 »
For Immediate Release Download this media release ISPA Accepting Congress Host Proposals for International...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications Accepted for Pitch New Works at New York 2020 ISPA Congress »
New York, NY, USA (Tuesday, August 13, 2019) - The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) is now accep...

Member News
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...
Monday, October 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Karen Kain to Retire as Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada in January 2021 »
The Board of Directors of The National Ballet of Canada announced on October 25, 2019, that Karen Kain will retire as Arti...

Industry News
Saturday, December 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hakan Silahsizoglu Appointed as New Children’s Theatre Programmer at Watermans Arts Centre »
Join us in congratulating ISPA Fellowship alumnus and founder/director of Istanbul-based Atta Festival Hakan Silahsizogl...
Friday, November 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Candoco Dance Company Receives Achates Philanthropy Prize »
Achates Philanthropy Prize has announced its two winners for 2019. Established in 2016, the Achates Philanthropy Prize ai...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
7 Key Actions to Make Performing Arts Practice More Ecologically Sustainable - IETM Workshop Report »
Joris Janssens at IDEA Consult  led a workshop during the Plenary Meeting of IETM - International network for conte...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Australia Council CEO Collette Explains Reason to Be Hopeful Despite Living in an Age of Uncertainty »
Despite living in an age of uncertainty, Australia Council CEO, Adrian Collette is convinced that there is reason to be ho...
Tuesday, November 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Dates Announced for Classical:NEXT 2020 »
The ninth edition of Classical:NEXT will take place at De Doelen in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from May 18-21, 2020. The...

"Pitch New Works" in Action
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...
Thursday, December 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Following Four-Year Development, "Under the Horizon" Launches with International Premieres »
Today we’re highlighting a collaboration between Huang Yi , Ryoichi Kurokawa and Nederlands Kamerkoor , Under the Ho...

Fellow Spotlight
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...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Marina Barham (Global; 2018 ISPA Fellow) »
Meet Marina Barham , co-founder and General Director of Al Harah Theater  in Beit Jala, Bethlehem, who's mission is...

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...