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Tau Dance Theater, focuses on Native Hawaiian, Oceanic, multicultural, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) & AAPI (Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders) themed work that resonates with our commitment to supporting island-based dance performances. We rely on community support and individual gifts like yourself to make up the difference and bring the exciting world of dance to thousands of people each year globally.



Your contribution today is vital to our mission and ensures that we can continue to:

  • Celebrate 25 years of contributing to the fabric of artistic vibrancy of the arts in Hawaii through dance, music, culture and the performing arts.

  • Offer scholarships for youth programs in dance through our Tau Y2 youth programing with a focus on supporting Native Hawaiian, at risk & underserved communities.

  • Produce yearly productions such as our televised 25th Anniversary Concert which was the first locally produced dance concert that supported local professional Hawaii based dancers and INDIGENUITY, the only dance production in the state of Hawaii in 2020 that was live streamed globally from a proscenium stage – Hawaii Theatre.

  • Offer free outreach through partnerships with organizations like PA’I Foundation for Native Hawaiian Charter Schools and Waiwai Collective targeting the Native Hawaiian population with live and multi-social media platforms.

  • Collaborate, contribute and invest in supporting community groups such as: Taiko Center of the Pacific (AME Production/May 2021) *Addressing violence and racism against Asians – Hawaii Theatre, Phoenix Dance *Raising awareness of AAPI (June 2021) 

  • Engage new audiences through outreach programs and community performances by the professional Tau Dance Theater Company, the Tau Y2 Company and Tau Y2 Jr. Company.

  • Touring nationally and internationally with our professional company, Tau Dance Theater. *September 2021 – South Dakota – Crazy Horse Memorial.

  • Enrich the lives of dance, music and performing arts students and Native Hawaiian communities by providing hundreds of tickets to previews at dress rehearsals to our productions free of charge.



Help us teach, produce, promote and present dance in Hawaii by making a 100% tax-deductible gift by clicking the button below. MAHALO!

Tau, Shelley, Fabian, Arias
Visiting guest artists, Shelley Morningsong and Fabian Fontenelle perform for Native Hawaiian youths
The older students greet the artists with protocol and lei.
Uncle Kealoha Kelekolio (Native Hawaiian story teller) shares mo'olelo of Maui and the sun.
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