Performing Arts Global Exchange Announces 2023-2024 Nationwide Engagements

Tours Feature Performing Artists from South Korea

Baltimore – September 13, 2023 – Mid Atlantic Arts, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), has announced $157,385 in support of 41 engagements in 15 states through the 2023-2024 Performing Arts Global Exchange (PAGE) touring program.

Open to presenters nationwide, PAGE is an annually curated roster of international performing artists selected to tour to communities across the United States. Each year, a selection of performing artists from a new region are featured. The program provides fee support directly to nonprofit presenters programming artists from the roster, and presenters host both public performances and community engagements in achieving the program’s goals of cultural exchange and understanding. The 2023 – 2024 roster features artists based in South Korea.

Mid Atlantic Arts staff selected three curators from South Korea who each nominated music artists or ensembles to be considered for the roster. Performing arts presenters nationwide were sent an online survey to gather feedback on the potential roster artists.

The 2023-2024 PAGE tours and engagements include:

Color photo of CelloGayageum. Shot in front of a medium grey background, a woman in traditional Korean dress stands left one hand holding her long silk skirt and the other balancing a Gayageum, a traditional stringed instrument. To her right, a man sits in side profile holding a cello. He wears a dark suit.

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Photo: Coreyah. Credit: Courtesy of the artist.

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Photo: Coreyah. Credit: Courtesy of the artist.


Color photo of 2nd Moon. Six people stand in front of an off-white studio background. They are dressed in a variety of suits and shirts and a woman standing center hold a stringed instrument.

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Photo: 2nd Moon. Credit: Courtesy of the artist.

Second Moon

Color photo of Gayageum artist Seo Jungmin. Seo sits center playing the Gayageum. Multicolor balls of all sizes and colors cover the ground at her feet. Bathed in red light she wears a white blouse and grey slacks.

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Photo: Seo Jungmin. Credit: Courtesy of the artist.

Seo Jungmin

Black and white photos of the band SE:UM posing onstage.

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Photo: SE:UM. Credit: Courtesy of the artist.


Please contact the venues for information on performance dates and times.

For questions about the Performing Arts Global Exchange program, please contact Andrew Alness Olson, Program Director, International at

The Performing Arts Global Exchange program is made possible through the generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts

About Mid Atlantic Arts
Mid Atlantic Arts supports artists, presenters, and organizations through unique programming, grant support, partnerships, and information sharing. Created in 1979, Mid Atlantic Arts is aligned with the region’s state arts councils and the National Endowment for the Arts. We combine state and federal funding with private support from corporations, foundations, and individuals to nurture diverse artistic expression while connecting people to meaningful arts experiences within our region and beyond. To learn more about Mid Atlantic Arts visit

About the National Endowment for the Arts
Established by Congress in 1965, the National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency that is the largest funder of the arts and arts education in communities nationwide and a catalyst of public and private support for the arts. By advancing equitable opportunities for arts participation and practice, the NEA fosters and sustains an environment in which the arts benefit everyone in the United States. Learn more at

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