IPAY: International Performing Arts for Youth
Speeltheater Holland's Red Earth Revisited at ASSITEJ World Congress
IPAY Members and Showcase Artists shine at
ASSITEJ World Congress 2017 in Cape Town 
Johan de Smet 
IPAY 's Showcase Coordinator Sam Tower attended ASSITEJ South Africa's Cradle of Creativity along with many IPAY members. Johan de Smet, Artistic Director of Belgium's KOPERGIETRY  was presented with the Award for Artistic Excellence/Honorary Presidents' Award.

Two shows that recently were presented at IPAY Showcase were featured during the ASSITEJ F estival.
Children's Theatre Company's Seedfolks and Last Great Hunt's It's Dark Outside. IPAY Board and Selection Committee member Saskia Janse's company Speeltheater Holland showed their Red Earth Revisited.

Write Local Play Global has put together Stories from the Cradle of Creativity,
an epic poem, communally written by 62 artists from 30 countries using 22 languages and edited by IPAY Member Kim Peter Kovac.  Read it here.
Showcase Venue The Kimmel Center

We're Coming Home!

The 40th Anniversary
IPAY Showcase
January 23-28, 2018
Philadelphia PA
The 40th Anniversary Showcase brings our members back to our home city of Philadelphia. With its flourishing performing arts scene, historic museums, many famous landmarks, a vibrant cultural landscape, and last, but not least, an endless array of great food and drink, you can pretty much find it all in the neighborhoods of Philly.   Get some tips here.

Not Maui.  No, not San Francisco.  Philly's been named the #2 U.S. vacation destination! 
Members!  Send us news about your upcoming season, your tour dates, administration changes, new artistic projects, additions to the family and we'll pass along the word.  Drop a note to info@ipayweb.org

2017 Victor Award Winner, Slingsby Theater Company's The Young King , will be opening The New Victory Theater's season in October and touring all over the USA and performing throughout the new season at Sydney Opera House .

ShapeShift Theatrical's   Grey Skies Blue which performed at the 2017 IPAY Showcase is featured in Kennedy Center's new season as is Waves, all that Glows Sees from Le Théâtre Des Confettis from Canada .

ShapeShift's Grey Skies Blue

2016 Showcase artists Acrobuffos take their show AIR PLAY on tour in 2017-18 with stops at TPAC in Nashville, The New Victory Theater, Des Moines Civic Center, KRESA, ATT&T Center Dallas, China, The Netherlands, The UK, and more.
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