Roser ATLAS Center

The Roser ATLAS Center is home to the ATLAS Institute and Film Studies. ATLAS is a radically interdisciplinary research institute exploring the intersection of technology, art, design and policy. The center includes research labs, the Black Box Experimental Studio, teaching facilities and a hacker/maker space. The building includes a 150-seat, distance-learning equipped auditorium, a 75-seat film screening room, a lobby featuring a video wall, a cafe, Technology-enhanced, active-learning classrooms for use by all disciplines in on-site and distance education, including two 40-student classrooms, two 25-student classrooms, and two computer labs/classrooms. The two-story 2,700- square-foot Black Box Experimental Studio performance space with digital technology for interdisciplinary creative work with musicians, dancers, visual artists and technology, visiting artists, Web casts, interactive audio and visual performances, video production, and cinema projection. The Black Box Experimental Studio supports 360ø HD projection, 5.1 and 8.1 audio configurations as well as DMX and MIDI controlled lighting and audio systems. This allows state of the art theatrical productions and offers creative flexibility in design and implementation of hardware and software control interfaces.

1125 18th Street, Boulder, CO 80309

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Upcoming Events

ATLAS Summer School: Game Design  

Offered as part of the NEW! ATLAS Summer School, sign up for "Game Design" a one-week workshop class from July 8-12, with ATLAS senior instructor and...

7/8 9am
ATLAS Summer School: Interactive Performance Systems for Media

Students will develop media performance software that responds to human input. Students will learn to make the computer respond, not just to the keyboard and...

7/8 9am
ATLAS Summer School: Wild & Wearable

Offered as part of the NEW! ATLAS Summer School, sign up for "Wild & Wearable Studio" a one-week workshop class with Dr. Andrew Quitmeyer from July 8-12. ...

7/8 9am
Radical Design ATLS 4519/5519

Course Description Nature is an endless reservoir of shapes and processes that can inspire and teach us, making it a rich environment in which to make,...

7/9 3pm
ATLAS Summer School: Tiny Machines

Offered during week #2 of ATLAS Summer School, "Tiny Machines" is a one-week workshop class from July 15-19 with creative technologists and CU PhD alumnae,...

7/15 9am

Recent Events

ATLAS Graduation


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Nick Sutcliffe

Nick Sutcliffe left a positive review 1/22/2019

The presenters were articulate and coherent, and they related well to the audience. I was impressed.


CHRISTINE RUDZINSKAS left a review 11/12/2018

Good, informative.

Minh Nguyen

Minh Nguyen left a positive review 9/8/2018

Nice event with nice people. A lot of project and idea that came out great

Nick Sutcliffe

Nick Sutcliffe left a positive review 5/1/2018

inspiring projects, lively event.

Joseph Polman

Joseph Polman left a positive review 3/15/2018

What an innovative and thought-provoking show! Our group, which included some serious music types (not including myself ...) loved it. And it really took advantage of the Black Box Theater setting.

Emily Kellagher

Emily Kellagher left a positive review 11/15/2017

This was great!