Category Archives: Awards/Grants/Honors

Dance Artist Development Award

ARCOS Foundation for the Arts provides the Dance Artist Development Award to honor independent professional dance artists in Austin seeking to deepen, expand, or refine their practices. While many grants provide funding for artistic projects, the impact of which can be quantified (for example, by measuring audience members directly affected), this award is intended to […]

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 […]

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 […]