Performing Arts Global Exchange Announces Nationwide Engagements

Tours Feature Performing Artists from
Australia and New Zealand

Baltimore, MD – August 22, 2022 – Mid Atlantic Arts, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), has announced $178,510 in support of  engagements in 13 states through the 2022-2023 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 region or countries are featured with a selection of artists across multiple disciplines. 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 2022 – 2023 roster features artists based in Australia and New Zealand.

Mid Atlantic Arts and NEA staff selected four curators from Australia and New Zealand to nominate artists for inclusion on the roster. Performing arts presenters nationwide were sent an online survey to gather feedback on the potential roster artists.

The 2022-2023 PAGE tours and engagements include:

Atamira Dance Company, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Emma Donovan & The Putbacks, Australia

Ngaiire, Australia

Trick of the Light, Aotearoa/New Zealand

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

For questions about the Performing Arts Global Exchange program, please contact Robyn Busch, Senior Program Director, International at

The Performing Arts Global Exchange program is made possible through the generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body, and the Embassy of Australia in Washington, D.C.

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

Karen Newell
Director, External Affairs
Mid Atlantic Arts
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