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What is Pitch New Works?

Developed from a program which originated at the Banff Film and Television Festival in Canada, Pitch New Works is a forum for creators and arts professionals to share and discover new performing arts projects at ISPA congresses. Twice a year, ISPA holds a public call for applications from which ten submissions are selected to be presented at the following ISPA congress.


The application period for Pitch New Works, in collaboration with the Reykjavik 2021 ISPA Congress, is open now through Friday, March 5, 2021 at 17:00 EST (New York time).

Important Dates
Deadline: Friday, March 5, 2021 at 17:00 EST
Notification of Status: Friday, April 2, 2021
Pre-Recording: Week of May 10, 2021
Public Broadcast/Screening: Date TBC Download Application GuidelinesApply Online

Who Should Apply?

Those involved in the creation of a new artistic project seeking international exposure and interested in presenting to a delegation of global performing arts industry professionals. Past Pitch New Works projects have included new works from many of the world’s leading artists. Search past Pitch Projects

Why Participate?

Pitch New Works participants have secured project support, representation, touring opportunities, performance engagements, international exposure, premiere locations, and more as a direct result of their presentations. Read Pitch Project success stories

Application Process

Application Launch

February 8, 2021

Submission Deadline

March 5, 2021 at 17:00 EST

Notification of Status

April 2, 2021


Date TBC

Applications are reviewed and selected by the Pitch New Works Committee which consists of ISPA members and staff.

A non-refundable 50 USD application fee  is payable to ISPA upon submission of each application. ISPA members receive a fee waiver for one application. Information on how to complete the payment can be found in the Application Guidelines.

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