Join dance artists from across the country in Austin, Texas to immerse yourself in technical exploration, deeply investigate your personal voice as performer and creator, and forge connections with emerging and established professionals, in and out of the studio.

SUMMER WORKSHOP  |  May 23–27, 2019

Balance Dance Studios

Each artist’s path through their personal practice is unique.
ARCOS workshops offer two tracks equal in rigor but varied in focus.

Performance Track ($250)

May 23 + 24, 10am–3pm
May 25, 10am–3pm + 6–8pm

Designed for professional dancers seeking new technical and creative rigor in their personal practice.

Modern Technique
Contemporary Ballet
Anatomy Lab
Feedback Forum (showcase + facilitated discussion)

Development Track ($250)

May 25, 10am–3pm + 6–8pm
May 26 + 27, 10am–3pm

Designed for professionals seeking time, space, and tools to explore, uncover, and
deepen their personal artistry in both theory and practice.

Choreographic Composition
Creative Cartography
Anatomy Lab
Feedback Forum (showcase + facilitated discussion)

>> BOTH TRACKS ($400)  <<

May 23–27, 10am–3pm + May 26 6–8pm

Take advantage of everything and see where your artistry takes you!

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    We listen to what our participants desire in their personal practices, and understand that each artist is unique. This year, we are offering two tracks equal in rigor but varied in focus. Please see our page for more details.
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This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division
of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.