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Tuesday, December 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 ISPA Award Recipients Announced »
On behalf of ISPA’s Nominating Committee, the International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) is delighted to announc...
Monday, November 20, 2017
Announcing New York 2018 ISPA Congress Pitch Projects »
For Immediate Release Announcing New York 2018 ISPA Congress Pitch New Works Projects   Tuesday, Novemb...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration Now Open for New York 2018 ISPA Congres »
For Immediate Release PDF Download  Registration Now Open for New York 2018 ISPA Congress Balancing Act...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pitch New Works at the New York 2018 ISPA Congress »
For Immediate Release PDF Download  Pitch New Works at the New York 2018 ISPA Congress Applications...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Application to ISPA 2018 Global Fellowship Program now open »
For Immediate Release PDF Download   Opportunity for Emerging Global Performing Arts Leaders Applica...

ISPA Insider
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...
Thursday, July 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
In a sea of options, why choose ISPA? »
I don't even remember the season. I just remember walking between them and feeling for the first time that I belonged some...

Industry News
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS) Announces its Conference Keynote and 48 Acts for the Festival »
Eurosonic Noorderslag (ESNS) will take place in Groningen, The Netherlands, from the 17th to 20th of January 2018 with De...
Sunday, December 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
France Moves Closer to National Music Center »
The International Arts Manager reported on December 1, 2017 that "France has moved one step closer to creating a new nat...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration for Classical:NEXT 2018 Now Open »
The  Classical:NEXT 2018 is not open for registration. The 2018 edition will be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands,...
Sunday, November 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
gobalFEST Reveals 12 Global Artists Selected to Perform at its 2018 Edition of its Flagship Festival »
From Georgia to Guadeloupe, globalFEST announced 12 outstanding global artists who are selected to perform at its 2018 e...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Registration now open for Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) 2018 »
Delegate registrations are now open for Australia’s leading internationally focused industry showcase event for contempora...

Fellow Spotlight
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Heena Patel (USA; ISPA Fellow) »
Today we are highlighting ISPA Fellow Heena Patel , South Asian Performing Arts Specialist and Founder of MELA Arts Conn...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Check Out These Recent ISPA Fellow Accolades! »
It is no surprise that ISPA Fellows past and current continue to make waves throughout our industry. In the past month, we...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fellows Reading List »
Fifty-five ISPA Fellows joined the New York 2017 ISPA Congress making up 10% of congress delegates. Over the months sinc...
Tuesday, February 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Butholezwe Kgosi Nyathi (Zimbabwe; 2017 ISPA Fellow) »
Today we are highlighting 2017 Fellow Butholezwe Kgosi Nyathi , Programs Manager at Amagugu International Heritage Centre...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet Alejandro Marrero (Cuba, 2016 ISPA Fellow) »
Today we are highlighting 2016 Fellow Alejandro Marrero , Literary advisor/ Art manager at Estudio Teatral de Santa Clara...

"Pitch New Works" in Action
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NeoArctic at European Capital Aarhus 2017 and more! »
Today, we’re highlighting NeoArctic produced by Hotel Pro Forma, Latvian Radio Choir, and Riga Russian Theatre. You may...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dystopian Dream Comes to Life in Les Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg World Premiere »
Today, we’re highlighting Dystopian Dream created by composer Nitin Sawhney and choreographers/performers Honji Wang a...
Saturday, August 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
"Treemonisha": from the Pitch to Full-scale Opera »
Today, we're highlighting Treemonisha by Toronto-based Volcano Theatre , presented to delegates at the New York Congr...
Monday, April 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Papa's Time Machine Ongoing Developments »
Today, we’re highlighting Papa’s Time Machine produced by PaPa Puppet Cultural Development Co, Ltd, introduced to ISPA...
Monday, March 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Back to New York for Ensemble Mik Nawooj! »
Today, we’re highlighting Death Become Life by Ensemble Mik Nawooj , recently introduced to ISPA delegates at the Pi...

Member News
Friday, January 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Jude Kelly CBE to Leave Southbank Centre in Order to Lead Global Development of Women of the World F »
Join us in congratulating ISPA member Jude Kelly CBE on her new journey to focus on the global development of the  WO...
Saturday, December 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for Presentations: ELIA Biennial Conference »
European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA) is accepting presentation proposals for its 15th ELIA Biennial Conferenc...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Modern Theatres: Auditório Ibirapuera, São Paulo »
...São Paulo had already witnessed the birth of its Visual Arts Bienal (which completed its 32nd edition in 2016) and...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Happenings this January in New York: At the Illusionist's Table »
January in New York sees a flurry of activities . One such event amid the happenings is Scott Silven’s show, AT THE ILLU...
Friday, November 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leeuwarden-Fryslân Capital of Culture 2018 Announces its Full Program »
On Tuesday, 3 October, the European Capital of Culture 2018 kicked off in Leeuwarden, the capital of the Dutch province...

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