Category Archives: Education and Outreach

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 […]

ARCOS Class + Coffee with Guest Artist Candice Schnurr

ARCOS Class + Coffee ARCOS welcomes local artist Candice Schnurr for a special edition of Class + Coffee on April 6. Thursday, 4/6 from 10–11:30am $10 at Austin School of Classical Ballet (4624 Burnet Rd.) Candice Schnurr received her BFA from SUNY Purchase College and went on to collaborate with a number of dance artists in New York from […]

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, […]

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 […]

ARCOS One-Day Pre-Professional Workshop // Austin, TX

One-Day Pre-Professional Workshop | Artistic Development for Young Dancers Technique classes in the signature ARCOS style for dancers ages 12 and up. Our nuanced and expansive aesthetic invites dancers to explore the depths of their artistic and technical capabilities. Sunday, September 25th | 12-6pm Balance Dance Studios | 4544 S. Lamar Blvd. Modern Technique Contemporary Ballet Cross Training […]

Class + Coffee Resumes September 6

ARCOS offers weekly advanced/professional modern dance classes. September 6, we resume our Class + Coffee Tuesdays -> 10-11:30am weekly at Austin School of Classical Ballet (4624 Burnet Road). $10/class. Warm-up, move, sweat, and explore in the studio and get to know other artists at coffee post-class! >>> RSVP to the Facebook event <<<

ARCOS at Big Rig Dance Collective’s Dance Co-Op

ARCOS professional dance training at Big Rig Collective’s Dance Co-Op Erica Gionfriddo and Curtis Uhlemann will be teaching master classes in modern technique, choreographic composition, and Applied GYROKINESIS™ at Big Rig Dance Collective’s Dance Co-Op. The Dance Co-Op is July 28–30 at Texas Woman’s University in Denton, Texas. Domain continues at the Co-Op with the premiere […]

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 […]