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Showcase 2018 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 2018 Selection Committee

Rebecca M. Podsednik, Chair
Assistant Director, Programming
Lincoln Center Education
New York, NY, United States

Biography / e-mail


  James (Jim) Packard, Co-Chair
Theater Manager
Long Island Children's Museum
Garden City NY, United States
Biography / e-mail

Wendy Bable

Freelance Director & Creative Consultant

Philadelphia, PA, United States
Biography / e-mail



Ray Gargano
Director of Education and Community Engagement,
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
Santa Rosa CA, United States
Biography / e-mail


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

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


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



Andy Packer

Artistic Director

Slingsby Theatre Company

Adelaide, South Australia

Biography / E-mail


Peg Schuler-Armstrong 

Director, Programming and Production
Lincoln Center Education
New York NY United States 
Biography / Email



Jeremy "Boomer" Stacey

Executive Director
International Performing Arts for Youth 
Biography / e-mail



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