The International Society for the Performing Arts’ (ISPA) Global Fellowship Program provides one-year access to ISPA’s extensive international network of arts professionalsto emerging and mid-career leaders from the global performing arts community, with particular attention paid to applicants from developing economies.
Participants join the ISPA membership and attend the New York ISPA Congress where they engage in the development and exchange of ideas with leaders from some of the world’s most significant presenting organizations, performing arts organizations, artist management agencies, cultural policy groups, foundations, festivals and related professionals.
In considering applying, please be aware that the ISPA Congress is not a traditional arts market and opportunities for self-promotion are limited. This opportunity is intended for those working in the management of the professional performing arts.Performing arts professionals who are deeply committed to increasing the global connectivity of the performing arts industry, as well as those who take initiative in their own professional development, are most likely to benefit.
The Global Fellowship Program seeks to engage leaders working in the management of all professional performing arts. ISPA accepts applicants from all regions of the world, with particular attention paid to applicants from developing economies.
Be currently employed/working in the professional performing arts;
Have a minimum of five years professional experience in theperforming arts field;
Demonstrate a need for financial assistance;
Ability to attend and fully participate in the New York 2020 ISPA Congress, January 14–16, 2020, including the one-day Fellows-only Seminar on January 13, 2020; and
Have received no more than two ISPA Fellowships in the past
One-year ISPA membership with access to all member benefits
Full Pass registration to the New York 2020 ISPA Congress (January 13 –16, 2020), including a one-day Seminar prior to the Congress (January 13, 2020)
Travel subsidy which may include per diem, flights, and accommodation to support expenses related to attending the congress.
Introduction to a current ISPA member who will welcome the Fellow to the Congress and help facilitate their participation as part of ISPA’s Community Building Program
Those interested in applying for ISPA’s Global Fellowship Program must submit an application form online.
Global Fellowship Application Form| http://bit.ly/20globalfellowship
Deadline | Friday, July 12, 2019 at 17:00 EDT
This deadline will not be extended and late submissions will not be reviewed.Applications are reviewed and selected by a committee including ISPA staff and members.
Applicants will be notified of the status of their application by Friday, September 27, 2019.
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