During a two year period as associate artist at The Place (at the invitation of artistic director John Ashford) Arthur formed his own company, named ARTHUR PITA OPEN HEART. It was launched with its first performance of BoomShe SheBoom and BUGGER a fairy tale at The Place: Robin Howard Dance Theatre on 5 & 6 December 2003. On the 17 June 2004 CAMP was premiered at The Place and a year later CAMP returned for a 10 day run, followed by a UK tour.

Arthur has now formed Open Heart Productions. The aim of Open Heart Productions is to create highly original dance theatre productions under the artistic direction of Arthur Pita, focusing on a collaborative and open process leading to work that is individual and unique.