Artistic Development

Artistic Development

Arts Center of the Ozarks is committed to discovering, nurturing and promoting the best emerging talent from Northwest Arkansas and beyond. We offer artists and performers the chance to hone their skills and practice at every stage of their career with specialized workshops, training, and artist creation.

Opportunities and projects will be updated periodically. Check back often!

Current Projects:

Artist INC Live Springdale
During this season, we are excited to be the host organization for Artist INC Live Springdale in partnership with Mid-America Arts Alliance. For more information click here. 

LatinX Community Theatre Workshops
Join us for a special week of learning how to make devised theatre for social justice and cultural preservation. Los Angeles guest artists Mateo Ozelotzin-Hernandez and Maria Villamil will lead students through methods of theatre, storytelling and indigenous song to unpack identity, community, and the topics that are impacting our neighborhoods and our world.

For more information click here.

The Artistic Guest project
The purpose of the newly created Artistic Guest project is to invite creative-makers into Arts Center of the Ozarks to contribute to the artistic program with their energy, fresh ideas, and diverse perspectives. Artistic Guest will promote discovery, creativity and engagement across the Springdale Community. Positions will range from independent curators, directors, set designers, performance art theater, choreographers, chefs and other creative-makers.

Meet our most recent Artistic Guests

Donna Smith

Ben Edwards

Evan Crawford

Ashley Edwards

Jacob Christiansen

Coleman Ray Clark

Lydia Corbell