Derida Dance Center, Bulgaria | call for dance residencies


Derida Dance Center in Sofia, Bulgaria opens a call for artistic residencies in the field of contemporary dance and performance for 2016. Four contemporary dance artists/artistic teams coming from outside of Bulgaria will be selected.

Each residency will last 20 to 30 days. The applicants can express their preferences for a 20 to 30-day period within the time frame August 1st – Sept 30th.

At the end of the residency either a complete performance or work in progress needs to be presented in Derida Dance Center.

Each resident/residency team is required to lead a 10-hour workshop with local dancers (5 days, 2 hours per day). At the end of the workshop a presentation of the results will be done in Derida Dance Center

Where: Derida Dance Center, Sofia, Bulgaria

When: 20 to 30-day period within the time frame August 1 – Sept 31st

Deadline for application: January 31st 2016

How to apply: In order to apply for a residency, you need to download, fill in and send the application file no later than January 31st 2016.

All the applications will go through a selection process and the applicants selected for a residency will be informed by e-mail by Feb 15th.

Derida Dance Center will provide space and technical equipment (sound system) for rehearsals. Each residency will receive a sum of 600 BGN (around 300 euros) for travel expenses. Accommodation will be provided by Sofia Municipality – a partner and main financial supporter of Derida Dance Center Residency Program.

Daily and any other kind of expenses are NOT covered and are responsibility of the residents.

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