Category Archives: ARCOS Foundation

ARCOS Presents: anxious 20yr olds | THIS ISN’T NEW // Austin, TX

ARCOS Presents Series The ARCOS PRESENTS series debuts as part of our training and development program: the ARCOS directors mentor emerging artists through the process of producing their own work. This inaugural event features a collective called the anxious 20yr olds, with an evening-length work, THIS ISN’T NEW, exploring what it means to be American in […]

Dance Artist Development Award

ARCOS offers the Dance Artist Development Award (DADA) in recognition of the critical need for financial support to enable independent artists working at the professional level to expand their creative horizons. The award is intended to give dance artists in Austin the opportunity to take a risk by exploring methods beyond their established practices. Frequently […]

2016 Dance Artist Development Award Grantees

Congratulations! ARCOS is thrilled to announce the recipients of our 2nd annual Dance Artist Development Award. We offer this microgrant in the community of Austin not only as financial support, but also to provide vital practice to independent artists to represent their work to others. We hope the process of writing and preparing artist statements, […]

What Can I Apply to the DADA with?

The Dance Artist Development Award is a microgrant toward artistic development and professional training for dance artists. Read the FAQ for application guidelines. We are interested in supporting artists who are passionate about learning as an ongoing process throughout their lives. While many arts grants focus on tying their support to specific creative products, the DADA provokes […]

Application Open: 2nd Annual Dance Artist Development Award Microgrant

Dance Artist Development Award – $500 grant toward artistic development The ARCOS Foundation recognizes the critical need of financial support for working artists. We are pleased to announce the DADA, intended to give artists the opportunity to expand, refine, and develop their artistry and pursue practices outside of their routine. $500 Award Second-highest-scoring applicant receives a full […]

Announcing: Winter Workshop 2017

Professional dance workshop. January 8-14, Austin, TX Cultivate the WHOLE artist. Applications open October 26. The award-winning artists of ARCOS offer their rigorous, experimental approach to development and training to artists working at the professional level. >> Join the Facebook event <<< >> Modern Technique >> Contemporary Ballet >> Countertechnique® >> GYROKINESIS® >> Composition >> Repertoire >> Development Session […]

Commission | Original Musical Score for Domain

Original Musical Score for Transmedia Performance DOMAIN The Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation has commissioned the original musical score for transmedia performance Domain, by Eliot Gray Fisher, Brandon Guerra, and Chris “Isto” White. They have previously supported the choreographic works of Larry Keigwin, Doug Varone, Hubbard Street Dance, Trey McIntyre, and Crystal Pite, among others. […]

Residency + Performances | In The Ever Now // Billings, MT

ARCOS is experimenting with a new kind of performance experience with Domain—expanding the duration of the performance and seeking to make it more deeply immersive. In The Ever Now provides a laboratory in which to explore these approaches in collaboration with our Billings-based colleagues Krista Leigh Pasini and Jayme Green. New chapters of Domain debut online and live during […]

Scholarship Grantee | Vivian Kim

Scholarship Grant | Professional Development for Dance Artists ARCOS is committed to professional development for dance artists. The ARCOS Foundation for the Arts grants Vivian Kim a full scholarship to our 2016 ARCOS Summer Professional Development Workshop. Vivian, a second year MFA in Dance candidate at CU-Boulder , demonstrates a high level of artistic accomplishment and initiative. ARCOS […]

ECHO | One Key ATX

In continuation of ARCOS Dance’s partnership with Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO), as kindled by J. Glenn and Ursula Gray’s small steps toward a more sympathetic world – we encourage Austin residents to look into helping secure housing for the homeless. Talk to your landlord or complex manager about participating in the One Key Initiative. […]