Announcing New York 2018 ISPA Congress Pitch Projects
Monday, November 20, 2017
For Immediate Release
Announcing New York 2018 ISPA Congress
Pitch New Works Projects
Tuesday, November 20, 2017—The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) is delighted to announce the ten selected Pitch New Works projects that will be presented at the New York 2018 ISPA Congress, Balancing Acts: Art, Community, and Leadership!
These ten projects represent a diverse mix of genres and disciplines and are an exciting reflection of the new works in development across the globe. We are also thrilled to welcome back Anthony Sargent CBE, CEO, Luminato, to host the session. The ten projects include:
Cellular Songs | The House Foundation for the Arts | Interdisciplinary | USA
Cerita Anak (Child's Story) | Polyglot Theatre and Papermoon Puppet Theatre | Theater | Australia/ Indonesia
Children of God | Urban Ink Productions | Musical Theater | Canada
Cion: Requiem of Ravel's Bolero | Vuyani Dance Theatre | Dance | South Africa
Home | Beth Morrison Projects | Theater | USA
Lagrime di San Pietro | Los Angeles Master Chorale | Music | USA
Remnants | ERRATICA | Dance | United Kingdom
Strings | Bandaloop | Dance | USA
Yang Liping - Rite of Spring | The Peacock Contemporary Dance Company | Dance | China
you & me | MUMMENSCHANZ Foundation | Visual Theater | Switzerland
The Pitch New Works projects were selected from over 60 applications by ISPA’s Pitch New Works Committee. The committee is chaired by Piotr Turkiewicz, Head of the Music Management & International Relations at the National Forum of Music; and includes David Baile, CEO, ISPA; Clothilde Cardinal, Director of Programming, Place des Arts; Alison Friedman, Artistic Director Performing Arts, West Kowloon Cultural District; and Igor Lozada, Director, Universidad de Guadalajara.
Delegates of the upcoming New York 2018 ISPA Congress can catch these 10 remarkable projects at the Pitch New Works session, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the Times Center. Immediately following the session, delegates will have an opportunity to meet the presenters at ISPA’s ProEx (Professional Exchange).
To learn more about the Pitch New Works Program, please visit the ISPA website here.