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Check Out These Recent ISPA Fellow Accolades!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments)

It is no surprise that ISPA Fellows past and current continue to make waves throughout our industry. In the past month, we’ve been delighted to see some very deserving accolades bestowed. Congratulations to these, and the many others not listed!

Maya Zbib
, co-founder of Zoukak Theatre Company and Cultural Association (Beirut) received a Grant for Young Artists from prestigious Praemium Imperiale award given by the Japan Art Association 

("Shirin Neshat and Mikhail Baryshnikov Among Praemium Imperiale Winners," New York Times)

Marcus Youssef
, artistic director of Neworld Theatre (Canada), was nominated to the national Siminovitch Prize in Theatre shortlist for playwriting
("Vancouver's Marcus Youssef is up for nation's largest theatre award, the Siminovitch Prize," Georgia Straight) 

Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh
, artistic director of ZENDEH (UK), received Asian Business Connexions’ Power of 8 award in the arts and culture category
("ABC Arts & Culture Award 2017," ZENDEH Blog)

Corey Payette
, artistic director of Urban Ink Productions (Canada), was nominated to the Tom Hendry Awards shortlist for Stage West Pechet Family Musical Award
("PGC Announces the 2017 Tom Hendry Awards Shortlist," Playwrights Guild of Canada)

In 2017, ISPA brought 56 Fellows from around the world to the New York 2017 Congress. We know it’s impossible to meet all these emerging leaders onsite so we’re highlighting the 2017 Fellows in features via the members-only monthly Network and on the website.