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05 Oct 2017

Saison Foundation | International Program open call


The Saison Foundation in Tokyo announces calls for its 2018 International Program, which supports project and activities related to Contemporary Performing arts. The program is for activities, April 2018 - March 2019.

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:

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

Saison Artist in Residence

・Saison AIR Partnership (pilot program)
・AIR for Collaboration Projects (pilot program)

(Visiting Fellows ※An open call for Visiting Fellows 2018 will be announced around May 2018)

Deadline for requesting an application form: October 5, 2017

See program guidelines for how to apply.