Pitch Session: Going to Mainland China!

Brief Introduction

  • Time:Oct. 21st (Sun) 13:30-15:30

  • Location:B1 Auditorium, Conference Centre, InterContinental Shanghai Jing'an

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 ChinaSPAF 2018, 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.


China Arts and Entertainment Group

National Centre for the Performing Arts

SMG Performing Arts Group

Shanghai Grand Theatre

Guangzhou Opera House 

Xi’an Concert Hall / Shaanxi Performing Arts Center

Ningbo Grand Theatre

Hefei Grand Theatre

Kunming Theater

Beijing Performance & Arts Group

Jiangsu Performing Arts Group Co.,Ltd.

Chongqing Performance Co.,Ltd.

Zhejiang New United Artists Theatre Cinema Management Co.,Ltd.

Arts Division, Wuxi Municipal Bureau of Culture, Broadcasting and the Press

A C Orange Co.,Ltd.

The Center for China Shanghai International Arts Festival

Selected Projects: 

1.    Multimedia Theatre Chronicle of Light Year by Very Theatre and Culture Yard

2.   Modern Ballet Chaplin by Ballet de l'Opéra National du Rhin, France

3.   Traditional Irish & Contemporary Dance ProdiJIG the Revolution by Cork Opera House

4.     les Dissonances

5.   Multimedia Dance PIXEL by Kafig Dance Company

6.   Theatre Electra by RADU STANCA National Theatre - Sibiu International Theatre Festival

7.   Physical TheatreThe Nature of Forgetting by Glynis Henderson Productions Ltd

8.   Musical Titanic by Danielle Tarento Productions

9.   Multimedia Theatre The Movie-Teller by TeatroCinema

10. Tribute to Nina Simone by Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw starring singer Sabrina Starke

Pitch Session: Going to Mainland China!