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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.