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Showcase 2016 Selection Committee

Showcase Selection Committee


The IPAY Showcase Selection Committee comes together for two days in June every year to review over 100 applications of artists from genres as diverse as theater, musical theater, mime/physical comedy, dance, music, puppetry, opera, and more. The selection committee is comprised of experts in the field of performing arts for youth, including accomplished artists and artistic or programming directors, arts education directors, and children's festival directors. Selection Committee members typically serve two three-year terms, and typically 15 members serve each year. Should you be interested in becoming a part of the Showcase Selection Committee, we invite you to apply by filling out our nomination application [41K Microsoft Word Document].

Showcase 2016 Selection Committee

Rebecca M. Podsednik, Chair
Program Coordinator, 
Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences
United States
Selection Committee, 2012-2013 
Biography / e-mail

 

James (Jim) Packard, Co-Chair
Theater Manager
Long Island Children's Museum
Garden City, NY
United States
Biography / e-mail
Ray Gargano
Director of Programming and Community Engagement,
Overture Center for the Arts
United States
Selection Committee 2010, 2013
Biography / e-mail

Douglas Irvine
Artistic Director,
Visible Fictions Theatre Company
Scotland
Selection Committee 2013
Biography / e-mail

 

Linda Jackson
Director, Arts-in-Medicine
The MetroHealth System
United States
Biography / e-mail

Saskia Janse
Co-Founder, Speeltheater Holland
Artistic Director, Speeltheater Holland STUDIO
Edam, Netherlands
Biography / E-mail Saskia

Jim Morrow
Artistic Director
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia
Windsor, Nova Scotia
Canada
Biography / e-mail

Andy Packer

Artistic Director

Slingsby Theatre Company

Adelaide, Australia

Biography

E-mail Andy


Jeremy "Boomer" Stacey
Executive Director
International Performing Arts for Youth
Selection Committee, 2004-2009; 2012, 2013 (non-voting member)
Biography / e-mail




 



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