As an organization, ISPA’s ( International Society for the Performance Arts) constant goal is to provide the best possible support, information and opportunities for collegial exchange to our members throughout the world. The organization is guided by a Board of Directors of 25 international members
ISPA Congresses are attended by more than 500 leaders from more than 50 countries representing different cultures and disciplines within the performing arts field. Programming is geared toward administrators, presenter, managers, agents, artists and government/cultural leaders.
Distinguished Artist Award Recipient
Presented to artists who have made an outstanding contribution of talent, artistry, dedication, and service to the world of the performing arts.
International Citation of Merit Recipient
Presented for unique lifetime achievement which has enriched the international performing arts.
Patrick Hayes Award Recipient
Inspired by the legacy of the founding President of the International Society of the Performing Arts Foundation, Patrick Hayes, this Award recognizes an ISPA member in any stage of their career who has demonstrated transformative leadership in the performing arts.
Angel Award Recipient
Presented to an individual or organization which has demonstrated a significant and lasting contribution to the support of the performing arts which transcends the boundaries of one country or institution, and merits international recognition.
The awards will be presented at a ceremony to be held during the New York 2019 ISPA Congress,Transitions: Today’s Future for the Arts, on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the Times Center.