/About Fusebox

Fusebox celebrates the boundless potential of live performance and the possibilities that emerge

through the act of gathering.

 

Our programs:

 

  • Bring unique performances to thousands of people in Central Texas and beyond through our festivals and year-round programs

  • Provide support, resources, and professional development for artists

  • Address vital civic issues at the center of contemporary life and culture

  • Explore what live performance can be, can do, and look like

  • Invite new audiences into the global discussion around live performance

  • Make art accessible to everyone in our city, through our initiative Free Range Art

 

Here's what that looks like:

We produce an annual contemporary art + performance festival that takes place in April each year. The festival springs to life in over 20 different venues and sites around the city and features artists from all over the world. READ MORE

We produce an online platform featuring writings, interviews, art works, and a podcast featuring local, national, and international artists, colleagues, and community leaders. READ MORE

We work directly with community members and a variety of cross-sector partners to create unique, out-of-the box approaches to some of the most pressing issues facing us as a city. READ MORE

We champion adventurous artists working across a variety of different art forms. These are artists who are challenging us, pushing us, entertaining us, and helping us re-imagine what's possible. READ MORE

We produce an ongoing series of performances, talks, and events throughout the year featuring local, national, and international artists. READ MORE

We provide direct resources to artists including: affordable space, funding, training, and consultation.We also work with government officials, business leaders, and organizations to advocate for artists. READ MORE

Core Values

Core Values

Staff


Ron Berry
Executive & Co-Artistic Director
ron@fuseboxfestival.com


Jessika Malone
Producing Director
jessika@fuseboxfestival.com

Carra Martinez

Director, Live in America 

carra@fuseboxfestival.com

Chris Conard

Technical Coordinator

chris@fuseboxfestival.com

Christine Pasculado

Office Administrator

christine@fuseboxfestival.com

Jeff Khan

Guest Curator

 

Board of Directors

Michu Benaim Steiner

Ashley Cheng

Brooke Churchill

Sarah Collins

Maddie Duhon

Brady Dyer

Angie Emmett

Douglas Ferguson

Dave Floyd

Deborah Green

Ish Kundawala

Elizabeth McQueen

Fiore Tedesco

Christine Lee

Chris Mattsson

Adriene Mishler

Chris Pantoja

David Shifrin

Jacob Villanueva

Carol Wagner

Lisa Woods

We believe in the vast possibilities of live performance.

We believe in the potential of imagination to shape the world.

We believe in shaking things up.

We believe in access.

We believe in supporting arts workers.

We believe in, and are committed to, cultural equity.

We believe in the act of gathering, and the power of presence.

We believe in leading with joy, care, and generosity.

We believe in long-term collaborations.

We believe in a plurality of perspectives.

We believe in the exchange of ideas across artistic disciplines, sectors, neighborhoods and countries.

We believe exchanges should be relational and reciprocal rather than transactional.

We believe our festival should be free, but that artists’ work should be valued.

We believe that art is central to a healthy society
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