Under the direction of international tap dance artist Acia Gray, Tapestry Dance Company was founded in 1989 and exists as the only full-time, professional repertory tap company in the world. The company has presented over 580 original dance works, has hosted numerous tap dance legends and masters in residence, and has been named an NEA American Masterpiece artist. The company’s vision, presentation/preservation of classic work and the creation of contemporary rhythm and percussive dance, educates audiences about tap’s unique heritage and value as well as its collaborative nature in staying current. Through its multiracial dancers, Tapestry reflects the diversity of Texas’s cultural heritage and broadens the understanding of contemporary/traditional choreography with an emphasis on rhythm/percussive dance. Tapestry presents an exciting and eclectic concert and outreach programs of tap dance, bringing the best of traditional to contemporary tap works (tied together with modern dance, body percussion, and contemporary movement) to the stage. Tapestry shares common bonds while defying stereotypes in presenting accessible, unique, and sophisticated works. Tapestry celebrates universal values and always surprises their audiences with fresh dance experiences. When Tapestry performs, the excitement is shared by performers and viewers alike. Photo by Nicola Gell.

Additional information



Contact name

Acia Gray

Contact address

7325 Gaines Mill Lane (Registered Office) Austin TX 78745

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Public performance

$5000 – $15000

School performance

$500 – $2500

Workshop fees

$250 – $500

Travel per diem lodging

$500 – $3500




Special audiences

Festivals, Hands-on activities, Libraries, People with disabilities, Schools, Seniors

School audiences

Elementary, High, Middle

Venue size

Larger, Medium, Smaller, Unplugged, Very Large

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