Cathy Barbash is a specialist in public diplomacy, cultural policy, creative industry development, and corporate cultural sponsorships in the People’s Republic of China. She will expand her practice to Cuba in September 2016. With over 30 years of experience managing and consulting to leading NGO and government-related cultural organizations, Barbash provides strategy and advocacy services, represents and advises clients, provides appropriate high-level intervention for existing special projects, and assists in the development and identification of viable strategic partners and project opportunities. Barbash also advises on relations with government owned and operated cultural organizations.
Pictured here, the first-ever Chinese Spring Festival Fireworks in New York City, designed by the China Central Academy of Fine Arts and produced by Fireworks by Grucci in association with Barbash Arts Consulting.
Chinese New Year’s Fireworks over the Hudson River.
October 2016 – November 2016
China Shanghai International Arts Festival/Wuzhen Theatre Festival
“Papa’s Time Machine” uses life size puppets with a steam punk aesthetic to tell a compelling story of family devotion, love and loss.
Kevin Locke (traditional Lakota flute player/hoop dancer) tour and residency in Cuba
hosted by Estudio Teatral de Santa Clara and Teatro La Rosa.
“Rauschenberg in Music”
featuring Ted Nash creating new jazz works with Chinese musicians on site in response to the Ullens Center of Contemporary Arts’ current Rauschenberg exhibit.
Coverage on ChinaDaily.com.cn:
Chinese New Year’s Fireworks over the Hudson River in the New York Times: