2-week residency in Limerick, Ireland in 2020 to explore, research, experiment, produce or rehearse your work

Professional dance artists and ensembles are invited to submit proposals for projects to be researched and/or developed in 2020 at Dance Limerick's studio, or performance space, depending on the nature of the project. Residencies are open to Irish and international dance artists in all genres for a period of two weeks.

The Percolate Residency aims to provide professional dance artists with space and support for research, experimentation, practice development and/or performance of new work.

The selection is competitive, and artists will be selected on the basis of who we think can make the best use of the facilities available and who will have a positive impact on the local dance community.

Dance Limerick also has a particular interest in receiving applications from artists who wish to:

  • Premiere new work at Dance Limerick at the end of their residency, and/or
  • Engage local artists (through talks/ workshops/ performances or in developing work within a socially engaged arts practice.

Goals of the residency

Residencies may be for the following purpose(s):

  • Exploration, research, development and experimentation or
  • Taking an already developed idea to the next stage or
  • Rehearsal / production weeks toward premiering new work at Dance Limerick.

More information

Read more about the call via the link below and send your application by Friday 13th of December 2019: dancelimerick.ie/news/percolate-residencies-2020

Cooperation projects with Western Balkans

Deadline: 17 March 2020

Special open call from the EACEA

The specific objectives of this call are to increase cultural cross-border cooperation within the Western Balkans region and EU Member States and to strengthen the competitiveness of the cultural and creative industries in the region.


Residency at Dansearena nord

Deadline: 10 February 2020

A dedicated programme for dance and movement

Dansearena nord in Hammerfest, Norway is offering choreographers, dancers and others working with dance and movement the possibility to apply for its Artist in Residence program.


Residency at Bora Bora

Deadline: 31 January 2020

Bora Bora Residency Centre launches an open call for artistic ideas with a strong choreographic base, to be researched and/or developed in the season of 2020-21 (August 2020 to June 2021).


Dancing your way to better health & well-being

November 2019

A new report by the World Health Organisation

This report synthesizes the global evidence from over 900 publications on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being, with a specific focus on the WHO European Region.