Shanghai China International Arts Festival-ChinaSPAF

Pitch Session: Going to Mainland China!

Brief Introduction

  • Time:Oct.19th (Thu) 13:30-15:30
  • Location:B1 Auditorium, Conference Centre, InterContinental Shanghai Puxi

Inspired by ISPA’s Pitch New Work Now, Going to Mainland China! is a pitch session designed for new international projects heading for Chinese performing arts market. International companies whose programme has been selected by the ChinaSPAF consultants will have the opportunity to introduce their new works via video presentation to all the Chinese delegates of ChinaSPAF2017, including major presenters all across mainland China.

The session aims to

  • - let international performing arts companies, agents, promoters know more about the needs and preferences of Chinese presenters so as to enter Chinese market more effectively;
  • - share latest information about international programmes with Chinese presenters and provide opportunities for them to talk directly to international companies, agents and promoters. It is also encouraged to share touring opportunities among presenters from different cities in China.

Projects selected to participate in the Pitch Session:Going to Mainland China! has altogether 10 minutes to introduce their work, including 2 min video display, 2 min presentation and 6 min Q&A.


National Centre for the Performing Arts

Beijing Poly Theatre Management Company

China Performing Arts Agency

SMG Performing Arts Group

Shanghai Oriental Art Center

Guangzhou Opera House

Xinghai Concert Hall, Guangzhou

Shenzhen Concert Hall

Xi’an Concert Hall / Shaanxi Performing Arts Center

Kunming Theater

Chongqing Art Performance Group

Sichuan Performance and Exhibition Company

A C Orange Co.,Ltd.

Shanghai Cultural Exchange Agency

The Center for China Shanghai International Arts Festival

Selected Projects:

  • 1. Multimedia Theatre Dark Circus by STEREOPTIK, France
  • 2. Contemporary Dance Dystopian Dream produced by Sadler’s Wells London, UK
  • 3. A Cappella Musical GOBSMACKED!, UK
  • 4. Contemporary Circus iD by Cirque Éloize, Canada
  • 5. Contemporary Dance Life. by BalletBoyz Ltd, UK
  • 6. Theatre Metamorphoses by "Radu Stanca" National Theater, Romania
  • 7. Dance Snow White by Preljocaj Ballet, France
  • 8. Children and Family Show Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic by Two Chairs Inc, US
  • 9. Music Theatre Adam’s Passion by Arvo Pärt / Robert Wilson, Estonia
  • 10. Dance Aquel Silverio by Andalusian Flamenco Ballet, Spain
  • 11. Ballet Italian Evening by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, Canada
  • 12. Classical Music Baltic Voice on the Silk Road by The Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra (soloist Lukas Geniusas), Lithuania

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