Category Archives: Awards and Honors

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, […]

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. […]

Dance/USA 2016 Opening Plenary

Opening Plenary: 6/9/16, 11am–12:30pm CT Long Center for the Performing Arts ARCOS Director Eliot Gray Fisher participated in the Opening and Closing Plenaries at the Dance/USA conference. The panel also included Ron Berry (Fusebox Festival), Sandra Organ Solis (Artist, Teacher), and Prakash Mohandas (Agni Entertainment). Each of the speakers represented an area from the programmatic […]

Austin Critics Table Awards | Eliot Gray Fisher Wins Best Video/Projection Design

Congratulations to ARCOS Director Eliot Gray Fisher on his win for Best Video/Projection Design at the Austin Critics Table Awards! The Warriors: A Love Story was also nominated as Best Dance Concert, with Best Costume Design (by ARCOS Director Curtis Uhlemann and Bobby Moffett). ARCOS Director Erica Gionfriddo was nominated for Best Movement (Gusev). >>> 2015-2016 Austin […]

Austin Critics’ Table 2015-2016 Award Nominations

We are greatly honored to be nominated for several awards by the Austin Critics’ Table — including Best Dance Concert, Best Video Design (ARCOS Director Eliot Gray Fisher), and Best Costume Design (ARCOS Director Curtis Uhlemann and Bobby Moffett) — for The Warriors: A Love Story. ARCOS Director Erica Gionfriddo has also been nominated for her work […]

DANCE/USA 2016 Annual Conference >>> Austin, TX | June 8-11

Dance/USA will host its 8th Annual Conference in Austin, TX from June 8-11, 2016. Participants include executive directors, emerging arts leaders, presenters, agents, and artists; nearly 500 individuals associated with the professional dance field will convene for networking, creative conversation, enriching training sessions, discussion on important issues facing the field, and performances. ARCOS Director Eliot Gray Fisher is […]

ARCOS in Arts+Culture TX

A roundup of the standout performances the Arts+Culture TX magazine contributors loved in 2015—in their own words: Jessica MacFarlane— My personal favorite performance was part of Barnstorm Dance Festival’s first weekend: ARCOS Dance‘s luscious piece, “She, Extracted,” that had everything I love to see in contemporary dance. Lynn Lane— The work that really resonated for me […]