Information for Texas Presenters

If interested, please contact Ann McNair, Managing Director.

Conspirare and Craig Hella Johnson are included on the Texas Commission for the Arts Touring Roster
♦ Conspirare page 
♦ Craig Hella Johnson at State Artist page

Arts Respond Performance Support is the companion grant program that allows performing arts presenters in Texas to apply for a portion of the artistic fees for one or more approved companies or artists from the Texas Touring Roster. This is a quarterly program that can provide a grant to help with these costs. These applications must be submitted in advance of the performance and by the appropriate quarterly deadline. You can learn more about this program here. (from


Considering Matthew Shepard (Craig Hella Johnson)

Grammy-winning Conspirare, conducted by artistic director Craig Hella Johnson, is touring Johnson’s Considering Matthew Shepard in 2018-2019. Conspirare fully participated in the development, funding, and realization of this project from its beginnings as a 2014 

workshop to the world premiere tour in 2016 to recording the Grammy-nominated CD to partnering with KLRU, Austin, PBS, to create a film version slated for national distribution in Fall 2018. 

To book Conspirare’s staged performance of Considering Matthew Shepard, please contact Cadenza Artists.

Cadenza Artists LLC
(310) 896 – 8527
General inquiries:
Direct inquiries:
Primary agent: Julia Torgovitskaya
Rapoport 12021 Wilshire Blvd. #710
Los Angeles, CA 90025

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