Pitch Session: Going to the World!

Brief Introduction

  • Time:Oct. 21st (Sun) 09:30-11:30

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

Pitch Session II: Going to the World! provides an opportunity for representatives of selected Chinese projects to introduce their work to an audience of international presenters; while at the same time, let international professionals learn about the recent trend of Chinese performing arts and directly talk with Chinese artists and companies.

The 10 projects were pre-selected by 10 well-experienced international juries out of around 35 projects who applied for the pitch session. Representatives of selected projects will be given the opportunity to deliver a 10 min video presentation, including 2 min video display, 2 min presentation and 6 min Q&A session.

The 10 selected projects will be given certain amount of subsidy to support their further international promotion.


Alicia Adams

Vice President, International Programming and Dance, The Kennedy Center, US

David Baile

CEO, International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA)

Mark Ball

Creative Director, Manchester International Festival

Darko Brlek

General and Artistic Director, Ljubljana Festival 

Anamarta de Pizarro 

Director, Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro de Bogotá

Rachel Healy

Joint Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival, Australia

Anthony Sargent

CEO, Luminato Festival, Canada

Yvonne Tham

CEO Designate, Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, Singapore

(*in alphabetical order)

Selected Projects of Pitch Session: Going to the World! 2018:

1.    Music & Dance Theatre The Tune of Water, commissioned by Cadillac·Shanghai Concert Hall

2.       Dance Theatre The Martial Dance by Zhaoliang Art, commissioned by China Shanghai International Arts Festival

3.       Contemporary Dance An Individual Soliloquy by Yabin Studio

4.       Contemporary Dance and Acrobatics CROSS by Shenzhen YATE Acrobatic Troupe (China) and Tanzcompagnie Giessen (Germany)

5.       3D Multimedia Acrobatic Play The Golden Cudgel of Monkey King by Nanjing Acrobatic Troupe and Digital Tiger Image

6.       Modern Dance Wild Flower by Jinxing Dance Theatre Shanghai

7.       Modern Dance Dwelling in Fuchun Mountains by Shanghai 175 Dance Company

8.       Folk Music Beauty of Music 24 by The 'Beauty and Melody' and Sichuan Modern Dance Groupe

9.       Shadow Play Mulan by Shanghai Puppet Theatre Co.,Ltd

Pitch Session: Going to the World!