Open call for residency: Espaço Alkantara (Portugal)


Espaço Alkantara is a historic building in Lisbon’s Santos neighbourhood, home to Alkantara since 2007. Through its residency programme, Alkantara supports research, experimentation, and creation in the performing arts. In 2019, they are pleased to announce a series of residencies that will be made available through a call for proposals.

The organisers are currently accepting applications for the following periods:

May 7-19
May 20-31
June 24 – July 7
July 8-21
July 22 – August 4
August 5-18

Applicants may request a single period or combine two, back-to-back periods. The maximum duration of any residency is 4 weeks.

Artists in residence have full and exclusive access to the studio at Espaço Alkantara and shared use of the common spaces (kitchen and office).

In addition, we are able to provide the following:

-Weekly stipend for a maximum of 4 participants (300€ per participant per week)
-Accommodation for maximum of 2 participants (private room in shared apartment)
-Travel costs to Lisbon (max. 500€)
-Technical support, by arrangement
-Project management, budget, or funding advice, if desired

The organisers are  most interested in projects grounded in experimental or research-based practices in the performing arts — generally, theatre, dance, or performance. They welcome proposals that approach or involve other practices or disciplines.

Deadline: 3 March 2019

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