the Festival






Teddy Tedholm's "The Vision in Eight Parts" premieres Sunday, April 11th at 6pm!


Ailey Citigroup Theater

Panel Discussion

September 27, 2019 - 5pm - Free!


Opening Night - Level UP

September 27, 2019 - 7:30pm

Main Event

September 28, 2019 - 8pm

September 29, 2019 - 3pm

All tickets $20


Ailey Citigroup Theater

Opening Night - $20 

September 27, 2019 - 7pm

Who is performing?

Level UP - $20 

September 28, 2019 - 7:30pm

Who is performing?

Main Event - $20 

September 29, 2019 - 3pm

Who is performing?


SHSU Performing Arts Center

Main Event - $15 

October 4 & 5, 2019

Who is performing?

All tickets available at

the Box Office


James & Nancy Gaertner Performing Arts Center

Main Event 

October 8-10, 2020


Ailey Citigroup Theater

Panel Discussions

Level UP


Main Event

October 1-4, 2020 


Dark Circles Contemporary Dance, photo by Sharen Bradford


The Dance Gallery Festival was created in 2007 by Astrid von Ussar and Mojca Ussar and has since become a well-known festival with annual showcases in New York City and Texas. Since its inception, the festival has featured more than 100 artists and grown from a single showcase to a festival with performances in NYC and Texas, residency programs for choreographers, and free masterclasses for both NYC and Texas communities. The Festival has been running for the past 12 years and we are excited about the opportunities and community that we are privileged to create for emerging dance artists.



The Dance Gallery Festival depends on gifts from many generous organizations and individuals. Your contribution supports the creation of new work, brings artists from around the country and world to audiences in New York and Texas, and helps provide exposure for emerging and established artists.


Please invest in the Dance Gallery Festival's future by making a tax-deductible contribution today. Your employer’s matching gift can double the impact of your support. All contributions will be acknowledged and you will be placed on our mailing list.

*Make a tax-deductable donation earmarked for The Dance Gallery Festival via VON USSAR danceworks.

VON USSAR danceworks is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization serving the performing arts community. Contributions made to VON USSAR danceworks are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. To make an online donation through our registration on please click "Donate" above to be redirected to our page.




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