its founding in 1990, the CD/FW Co. has presented lecture- demonstrations,
teaching residencies, and master classes in public and private schools
throughout the Tarrant County area and beyond. CD/FW provides arts
programming to students who would not otherwise have the opportunity to
experience modern dance in a classroom or a theatre. Students have the
opportunity to see dance works by choreographers recognized at local,
regional, and national levels.
April 1996, CD/FW received the Fort Worth ISD's Outstanding Small Company/Organization
Partnership Award for its Adopt-A-School program at Manuel Jara Elementary.
CD/FW has provided on-going programs at Manuel Jara since Fall 1994.
CD/FW is also honored to present educational programs through the artist
rosters for the Imagination Celebration of Fort Worth and the Texas Commission
on the Arts' Touring Arts Program.
was instrumental in the development of TCU New Century Danscene (NCD),
a project bringing modern dance to area schools. (NCD was funded by the
Bass Foundation through the Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County
to Texas Christian Univ.) As of Fall 1997, TCU NCD is no longer being
CD/FW Board of Directors includes a standing Education Committee which
oversees programming and long-term development.