RAMP is Performance Space 122’s residency program designed to foster the creation of ambitious new work from New York City-based emerging artists working across genres, perspectives and cultures. With this residency, PS122 not only provides the space needed to work but also technical assistance, commissioning fees, marketing support as well as the confidence to make bold moves in new directions. PS122 works closely with our artists to fully realize the life cycle of the work from conception through presentation and the possibilities beyond.

For over 35 years, PS122 has been a hub for contemporary performance and an active member of New York City’s cultural community through their continued support of brave new works by some of the city’s most talented and ambitious performance makers and PS122’s core activities of providing audiences with live experiences that spark imaginations and foster a shared appreciation for inquiry, difference and contemporary culture.

Each residency will culminate with a public showing. Tickets, priced at $5, can be purchased 2 weeks before each showing by clicking on the artist page below.


Click artist name for details on their residency.


Yara Travieso
dance-theater, musical, feature film
Residency Dates: April 18 – May 1
Public Showing: May 1 @ 2PM


Lauren Slone
installation, dance
Residency Dates: May 30 – June 12
Public Showings: June 8 & 9 @ 7PM


Dane Terry
music, theater
Residency Dates: June 16 – 29
Public Showings: June 29 @ 8PM

RAMP artists are commissioned by Performance Space 122 with support from the Jerome Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. Dance programming support provided by Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Harkness Foundation for Dance and Jerome Robbins Foundation. RAMP 2016 residency support provided by Ideal Glass Gallery and miLES.

RAMP 2016 Funding Logos

  • A survey of contemporary performance! https://t.co/tpKwveQnSF

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