Present Tense creates stories, songs, and events that may inspire, educate and disrupt the communities we are immersed within.  

Through our work we engage our collective energy, passion and creativity, and we actively share our work and our practice. In this way we consider our performances immersive.

Present Tense is led by Artistic Directors Nathan Gilkes & Bryce Ives



Present Tense develops and presents high impact experiences for local and international audiences.



Present Tense documents, refines and communicates a unique methodology for performance-making



Present Tense fosters, retains and excites artists and communities

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