A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of Performance.

Video playlists about Performance

Why art is essential to democracy

10 talks • 2h 7m
Art invites viewers into perspectives and ways of life different from their own -- and with that, helps foster a sense of empathy required for democracy. Learn about the creative avenues art takes in giving power to the people.

How art shapes conversation

13 talks • 1h 52m
Powerful art makes people talk. These TED Talks bring context and nuanced perspectives to subjects surrounding history, race, socioeconomics and more.

The magic of the human voice

5 talks • 1h 1m
From beat-boxing battles to a digital choir of 2000 people, these talks celebrate the beauty and versatility of the human voice.

Talks for aspiring rockstars

6 talks • 1h 10m
Get ready to rock out with these awesome performances that have lit up the TED stage.

Talks about Performance

See all 215 talks on Performance

Exclusive articles about Performance