performa/dance is a project-based company bringing contemporary dance to Austin, Texas. Its mission is to nurture and support new, creative voices in contemporary dance, thereby enriching the local arts community by engaging audiences and exposing them to the connective, transformative, and transcendent power of dance. We seek to create dialogues with artists across geographies and media, inviting them to take risks and cultivate their art, with the aim of fostering cross-cultural understanding and deepening artistic excellence.

performa/dance recently won two Austin Critics Table Awards: best dance concert for IGNITE: Three Works, and best short work for On Truth and Love.
See the full list of winners here.


Header photo by Oliver Endahl