Showcase 2019 is right around the corner! January 15-19

Don't miss all the fun this year. Stay at the official Showcase conference hotel in downtown Philadelphia! Reserve your room at the DoubleTree Hotel by December 21.

DoubleTree by Hilto n,  Philadelphia Center City,  237 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Rates: $159 + taxes for a standard guest room until 11:59pm, December 21, 2018.

To call in, use 1-800-222-TREE (1-800-222-8733) ask for Guest Assistance, and reference the group code IPAY. 

Welcome to the 2019 Jim Rye Fellows!
IPAY is pleased to announce the 2019 Jim Rye Fellows . Eight exceptional emerging artists, leaders and educators have been awarded fellowships.  The application pool was extremely competitive this year, and we are thrilled to welcome this cohort of graduate students. With representatives from all over the US and our hometown of Philadelphia, the 2019 Rye Fellows will come together at IPAY Showcase in January 2019 to participate in Kindling workshops, panel conversations, and the conference-wide dialogue about the future of the field for performing arts for youth.

Introducing the 2019-2020 Colleen Porter Resident Artist

Congratulations, Danica Rosengren!

Danica is a third year MFA student in Theatre for Youth at Arizona State University who focuses on directing, writing and devising performances for young people. Two years ago, she co-founded the theatre company, DogEar Theatre Productions, which dedicates itself to making ordinary spaces extraordinary through immersive, interactive experiences. Currently, she is developing a re-telling of the Persephone myth in which an empowered Persephone makes her own choices. This site-specific performance will take place in Tempe, Arizona in March.

Call for Raffle Items!

We're collecting items for our Colleen Porter Artist Residency Raffle at Showcase 2019, and already, we've got some very desirable items!

Colleen Porter Artist Residency Raffle will be held during IPAY Showcase, January 16-19, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA. We are collecting entertainment tickets, hotel packages, theater memberships, books, puppets, jewelry, unique experiences, themes baskets, etc. Only new or unopened i tems  should be submitted please! By donating an item to our raffle, your contribution directly supports IPAY's Artist Residency in 2019-2020, honoring Colleen Toohey Porter.

Support emerging artists, and get your company noticed in our raffle.

To submit an item, please contact Include the item description, value, a JPG image, and your contact information.

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