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ARCOS DANCE SUMMER UNTENSIVE WITH PRACTICE PROGRESS

Presented by ARCOS Dance at Online/Virtual Space

Jun 14 - 18 2021
ARCOS DANCE SUMMER UNTENSIVE WITH PRACTICE PROGRESS

Kai and Sarah are offering three intertwining streams each including guest artists, through which participants can craft their own experience.

This year’s virtual ARCOS Summer UNtensive, We’re Not Going Back, will be facilitated by anti-racist body-based artist agitators Kai Hazelwood and Sarah Ashkin of Practice Progress. Kai and Sarah are offering three intertwining streams each including guest artists, through which participants can craft their own experience. Over the five day gathering participants will co-learn, co-dream, co-manifest forward into the future we need and deserve. Let’s all get free.

ADMISSION INFO

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
All courses meet daily on Zoom June 14–18, 2021. Guest artists roster announced soon! 

COURSE 1:     Embodied Anti-Racist Practice (10a-12p PST / 12p-2p CT)
How can we focus on the different work we each need to do by working in race-based affinity spaces which center the body and anti-racist learning? These sessions will include guided movement explorations, group dialogue, and readings. *Registration is required for all 5 sessions.

COURSE 2:     Pedagogy for Change (12:30-2p PST / 2:30p-4p CT)
How can we imagine curricular and cultural justice for dance technique and dance studies? Designed for educators, these sessions will look at tangible ways to shift the studio or the syllabus and draw on the experience of all gathered. *Single-class drop-ins welcome.

COURSE 3:     Creative Practicing (2-4p PST / 4-6p CT)
How do we embody social justice within our creative practices through radical care and raucous experimentation? Bring an open mindbody to different approaches on practicing creation. *These sessions will meet on Zoom M/W/F and asynchronously with guided tasks on T/Th.

DONATIONS
ARCOS offers this year’s UNtensive by donation. Our guests and collaborators are paid from other funding sources; your donation will not affect their compensation. Half of all donations received will be forwarded as reparations to an organization identified by UNtensive participants.

Suggested donation ranges:
$50–$100 per course
$10–$20 per drop-in class
$120–$300 full participation in UNtensive

You will find donation options when you register.

Email: a@arcosdance.com

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Practice Progress facilitates anti-racist learning to address and undo white supremacy. We lead our clients and participants toward sustained cultural shift in their institutions, communities, and themselves through a body centered approach.  When we bring sensation and awareness to the ways racism is living in our bodies, we have an opportunity to change our relationship to it, to know it, and eventually dismantle it. This whole-person approach invites real transformation for individuals and organizations. For more information visit practiceprogress.org.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

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