Launchpad is Back!

Do you know of an emerging artist or company in need of a boost? How about an early career agent or manager? WAA has a program specifically designed to advance new talent.

2016 Launchpad Participants

For the third year, artists and managers were nominated by WAA members. Thirteen artists were invited to apply and three were accepted into Launchpad 2016 program. 

Quinteto Latino

Armando Castellano / Quinteto Latino French horn, Director San Francisco Bay Area, CA Tell us about your work.

The Nouveau Classical Project

Sugar Vendil / The Nouveau Classical Project Pianist, Director New York, NY Tell us about your work.

Laetitia Zonzambé

Laetitia Zonzambé Singer, Songwriter Montreal, Quebec from Central African Republic Tell us about your work.

Jacob Jonas The Company

Jacob Jonas / Jacob Jonas The Company Artistic Director, Choreographer Santa Monica, CA Tell us about your work

Anu Yadav

Anu Yadav Actress, Playwright Washington, DC Tell us about your work.

Anne Marie Scheffler

Anne Marie Scheffler Actress, Writer, Comedian Toronto / Los Angeles Tell us about your work

Launching Careers for a More Inclusive Industry

Kicking off in 2014, Launchpad is Western Arts Alliance’s start-up program for emerging artists and early career agents or managers.


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