NEW deadline of the Visegrad Artist Residency Program-Performing Arts offered by International Visegrad Fund (IVF).

Deadline: 15 February

Possible duration: 1 May – 31 December 2018

The program is prepared in collaboration with Stanica Zilina-Zariecie (Truc Spherique) and aims at sup­port­ing 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.

Residencies are intended as 3-month projects in the calendar year with a min­i­mum 2-week stay at given host institution.

The finan­cial sup­port is given to both the artists and the host insti­tu­tions in the fol­low­ing format:

  • €4,000 for indi­vid­ual res­i­dency (1–2 artists): €1,500 for the host institution/€2,500 for the artist(s);
  • €8,000 for group res­i­dency (3 and more artists from the same country): €2,500 for the host institution/€5,500 for the artis­tic group.

Appli­cations are accepted from both indi­vid­ual artists (cit­i­zens of V4 coun­tries who are at least 18 years old) and artis­tic groups (both formal and informal, however, mem­bers of a group shall be from the same country V4 country). Each appli­cant may be granted sup­port only once in each V4 mem­ber state other than his/her cit­i­zen­ship and res­i­dence (applicant must have closed all previous projects supported by the Fund).

Video-documentation of applicant’s previous work must be submitted along with the application.

For more information please consult:


For help regarding host institutions in V4 countries please contact program partners:
CZ: Nova sit, Adriana Svetlikova,
HU: L1 Association, Márta Ladjánszki,,
PL: Stary Browar Nowy Taniec, Joanna Lesnierowska,
SK: Stanica Zilina-Zariecie (Truc Spherique), Barbora Urikova,

To register your application please use this link:

Residency possiblities:

in Czech Republic:

in Slovakia: From these just the venues mentioned below can host performers: A4 - space for contemporary culture, Tabačka Kulturfabrik, Divadlo Pôtoň, Kolomaž - Klub Lúč, Na Peróne, Truc sphérique - Stanica Žilina-Záriečie, Wave ~ center of independent culture, Záhrada - Centre for Independent Culture

In Poland:

– ZAMEK City Center of Culture / Poznan / / contact person: the director Anna Hryniewiecka a.hryniewiecka@ckzamek.p
– BURDAG Foundation/residency place / / contact person : Maria Stoklosa
– Lublin Dance Theatre at Lublin Cultural Center / / contact: Anna Kalita
– Maat Festival Lublin / / contact: Arkadiusz Sławek
– artea Open Art Space (for preforming arts) / Bialystok / / contact: jaroslaw Sidorku
– Stary Browart/ Art Stations Foundation / Poznan / / contact Joanna lesnierowska
– IMPART/ Wrocław / , / contact: Berenika Nikodemska
– Hurtownia ruchu, Krakow / / contact Joanna Orłowska
– Warszawski Teatr Tańca, Warszawa / / contact Aleksandra Dziurosz /,
– Krakow Choreographic Centre - Nowa Huta Cultural Centre www: contact: Agata Moląg
– Synagoga Nowa GDAŃSKA, organization: Amareya Theatre & Guests,
contact: Katarzyna Pastuszak, tel. +48 605228391,