Watt, founded in 2006 by contemporary dance professionals, is an indepent organisation that produces contemporary dance pieces and operates in the whole of the Ostrobothnian region (registered as of 9.8.2006). Dancers as well as choreographers are employed per each production. The main objective of the organisation is to create employment opportunities for dance artists and to provide performance opportunities for dance professionals working in the region. Other objectives are to uphold the collaboration across the Gulf of Bothnia and to create residency opportunities in the future.