Saison Foundation (Japan) open calls


We are very pleased to announce calls for 2019 International Program, which supports project and activities related to Contemporary Performing arts.


Deadline for requesting an application form: October 4, 2018

The Saison Foundation is a grant-making foundation established in July 1987 that supports projects and activities related to contemporary Japanese theater and dance. In order to increase the visibility of contemporary Japanese performing arts on a worldwide level, The Saison Foundation awards grants and priority use of its rehearsal/workshop and residence facilities at Morishita Studio in Tokyo. Morishita Studio, owned by The Saison Foundation, has four studios and three guest rooms (accommodation). Our grantees are able to rent the studio for rehearsals, workshops, creative work, work-in-progress showings, residencies, etc., at reasonable rates.

The Saison Foundation’s International Program offers the following two types of support: 

Ⅰ International Project Support Program (for medium to long term collaboration projects) 

Ⅱ Saison Artist in Residence 

・Saison AIR Partnership 

Visiting Fellows
※An open call for Visiting Fellows 2019 will be announced around May 2019.