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Performa (performance festival)

Performa is a non-profit arts organization well known for the Performa Biennial, a festival of performance art that happens in various venues and institutions in New York city every other year. Performa was founded by RoseLee Goldberg, historian and curator of contemporary performance art. The organization also commissions new works, tours performances premiered at the biennial, and manages the work of choreographer and filmmaker, Yvonne Rainer.