Performing Arts Residency by Visegrad Fund - registration open

Performing Arts Residencies support contemporary theater and dance in Central Europe by providing opportunities to host artists and companies from/in V4 countries.


Performing Arts residencies support innovation, experiment and creativity in the performing arts – new drama, contemporary dance, new circus, physical theatre, visual theater, alternative theater, performance art. The program is not suitable for stone theaters, already developed performances, or theater festivals.


* Both individual artists (1-2) and artistic groups (3 and more) can apply for this type of support.

* The applicant must be citizen from V4 country over the age of 18 and in case of a group (3 artists or more), all group members must be from countries other than the destination country

* The place of residency must be different than the applicant’s citizenship and residence

* Each applicant can get support only once per calendar year

* The length of support is 3 months with a min. 2-week stay in the host institution

* Residencies can take place between January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

* The support for individual residency is 1,500 € for the host institution and 2,500 € for the artist

* The amount of support group residency is 5,500 € for the group members and 2,500 € for the host institution

How to apply

The application form must be submitted via My Visegrad by October 15, 2018. The online application system opens 1 month before the deadline. It is not possible to apply outside of this submission period.

Application must be submitted with the following documents:

* Copy of your ID or passport (of each applicant if applying as a group)

* Artistic portfolio + reviews

* Scan of letter of acceptance from the host organization in English on a letterhead paper no older than 3 months which includes the names of the artists; title of the project; planned dates of the residency; date; name and signature of the statutory representative

For more information contact Barbora Uríková, or visit

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