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Announcing New York 2017 ISPA Congress Pitch Projects

Wednesday, November 9, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Minji Kim

ISPA is delighted to announce the ten selected Pitch New Works projects that will be presented at the New York 2017 ISPA Congress!

These ten projects are an exciting reflection of the new works in development across the globe and represent a diverse mix of genres and disciplines. We are also thrilled to welcome back long-time ISPA member and Pitch New Works host Anthony Sargent CBE to lead the session. The ten projects include:

  • Death Become Life: A Hip-Hop Oratorio
    Ensemble Mik Nawooj | Music, Dance, and Visual Art | USA
  • A Dog Without Feathers
    Deborah Colker Dance Company | Dance | Brazil
  • Dystopian Dream
    Sadler's Wells Theatre | Dance and Music | United Kingdom, Germany, South Korea, France and Spain
  • From Out a Darker Sea
    Forma Arts | Music, Visual Arts, Performance Installation | United Kingdom and United States
  • Untitled Kronos Project/ Kronos Quartet/ Sam Green
    Kronos Performing Arts Association/The Free History Project | Live Cinema/ Performance | United States
  • NeoArctic
    Hotel Pro Forma | Musical and visual performance | Denmark, Latvia, Iceland, United Kingdom
  • POP-UP Duets (fragments of love)
    Janis Claxton Dance | Dance | Scotland
  • A Proust Sonata
    Da Camera of Houston | Music Theater Literature | USA
  • Rivers of Sound
    Amir ElSaffar | Music | USA
  • Treemonisha
    Volcano Theatre | Musical Theatre/Opera | Canada

The Pitch New Works projects were selected from a competitive pool of 53 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 in Poland; and includes David Baile, CEO, ISPA; Clothilde Cardinale, Director of Programming, Place Des Arts; Alison Friedman, Founder, Ping Pong Productions; and Igor Lozada, Director, Universidad de Guadalajara.

Delegates of the upcoming New York 2017 ISPA Congress can catch these 10 remarkable projects at the Pitch New Works session, Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon at the Times Center, New York.

Photo credits:
 Dystopian Dream: David Jensen
A Proust Sonata: Ben Doyle/Runaway Productions
Rivers of Sound: White Cube


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