09 Oct 2014
The Saison Foundation | calls for 2015 international program
The Saison Foundation in Japan announces calls for 2015 International Program, which supports project and activities related to contemporary performing arts. The international program covers two categories of applications, International Project Support Program and Residence in Morishita Studio / Visiting Fellows Program.
Please note: there are TWO different deadlines - check which one is correct for the program you are applying for.
The residencies and projects will take place in 2015/16 - see guidelines for indicative dates.
International Project Support Program
This program offers grants and/or priority use of space at Morishita Studio in Tokyo (studios and guest rooms) - for international theater and dance collaboration projects with not-for-profit contemporary Japanese performing artists and/or companies, including creative workshops and rehearsals held during the working process. Priority will be given to projects that will advance through continuous working processes, based on sufficient mutual understanding between artistic partners.
Deadline for requesting an application form: October 16, 2014
Residence in Morishita Studio / Visiting Fellows Program
This program aims to build up an international network for contemporary performing arts and to enhance mutual understanding, and gives opportunities for artists and arts managers to research the contemporary performing arts scene in Japan. The program supports research visits to Japan for those who are expected to play an important role in the international performing arts scene.
The Visiting Fellows Program offers Research Residencies in Tokyo for both Artists and Arts Managers, involved in the contemporary Performing Arts.
Deadline for requesting an application form: October 9, 2014
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.
The application form is only available and accepted in Japanese or English.
18 Oct 2011