Application call for the 2020 edition is 1-31 July. Detailed instructions will be released in the due course.
Please find below information of the 2019 edition for your reference.
Pitch Session I: Going to the World! provides an opportunity for competitively selected Chinese projects to introduce their work to an audience of international presenters. This session also provides an opportunity for Chinese performing arts professionals to update their international colleagues on recent trends in the Chinese performing arts world.
Representatives of the selected projects will deliver 10-minute presentations, including a 2-minute video display, a 2-minute verbal presentation, and a 6-minute Q&A session.
*Followings are the 10 projects that were selected from the pool of applicants by an expert international jury last year for your reference.
Vice President, International Programming and Dance, The Kennedy Center
Creative Director, Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts (AsiaTOPA)
Director, Programs and Resources, Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP)
Artistic Director, The King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra)
Executive Producer, National Arts Festival, South Africa
Anthony Sargent CBE
CEO, Luminato Festival
Festival Director, Rainforest Fringe Festival and Putrajaya LIFT Festival, Malaysia
CEO, Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay
Director Programming, Sydney Opera House
(*in alphabetical order)
1.Immersive Guqin Music and Contemporary Dance One·Infinity
2.Celadon Music Crossover Concert Celadon Movement
3.Puppet Theatre The Last Warrior Elephant co-produced by SMG Performing Arts Group (SMG Live) and Shanghai Puppet Troupe
4.Creative Installation Performance KRISSY by MOON Theatre
5.Modern Dance Track by Hou Ying Dance Theater
6.Modern Dance Arc by BeijingDance/LDTX
7.Kunqu Opera Six Chapters of Floating Life presented by Shanghai Grand Theatre
8.Dance Drama A Leaf in the Storm by Beijing Dance Theater
9.Ballet Tang Yin by Suzhou Ballet Theatre
10.Contemporary Dance Whip by Maya Dong
11.Concert Our Common Homeland by Shanghai Chinese Orchestra
12.Theatre Popular Mechanics by New Youth Group