Dr Lauren Baker Mitchell at ‘Co-Creating the Future’ ISPA 2023

Dr Lauren Baker Mitchell, Senior Research Fellow for Creative Communities, will attend the forthcoming annual ISPA gathering, this year themed around co-creation research.

What does co-creation really mean for Performing Arts leaders?
How can co-creation help our sector move forward with
intention, relevance and resilience?

The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) will this gather in Manchester for their mid-year congress. This is an exciting event themed around ‘Co-Creating the Future’, posing questions as above and allowing for collective reflection during a series of talks, networking opportunities and workshops. Full details of the schedule is available via the organisers’ website.

Dr Lauren Baker Mitchell is a specialist in co-creation research, bringing an incredible breadth of knowledge to the Creative Communities programme, as well as a rich experience of working with external partners and co-creating research that values theory and practice. Her work in this area has been a driving force behind the Community Innovation Practitioner funding pilot, and the forthcoming cohort of five researchers due to commence work later in 2023.

ISPA is an organisation created to strengthen the performing arts globally through the advancement of leadership, the exchange of ideas, and by fostering a diverse and engaged membership. They are a leading global network of diverse cultural professionals, reflecting the entire ecosystem of the performing arts, working to strengthen communities, and further develop and promote the appreciation and recognition of the importance of the arts to society.

You can stay up to date with programme activities and events across our news pages, and find out more about the team on their profiles.


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