The studio and technical residencies are intented for emerging choreographers [generational or disciplinary]. To be considered for a residency you must:

- be involved in a career in contemporary dance.
- enter your work in a research perspective and questioning.
- demonstrate an artistic quality work and a distinctive and promising choreographic signature.
- already have presented your work to the public [minimum of two productions in a professional context].

How to apply ?

Studio residency and Technical residency

Please, send the following documents to before March 15, 2017. Folders with project descriptions and videos exceeding the imposed limits will not be considered.

- A cover letter explaining why this residency or mentorship would be important for you
- The project description, two (2) pages max.
- A list of the artists, collaborators, and partners involved.
- The choreographer's biography.
- A video excerpt [10 minutes maximum] of recent creations [optional].
If you're applying for a studio residency or mentorship, an ideal rehearsal schedule between July 1 and December 31, 2017 [40 hours]. We will do our best to answer your needs but be informed that our member companies have priority regarding the booking of the studios.
- The date of the performances to come
- If you're applying for a technical residency, a period must be specified among the following:
July 3 - 14, 2017 | August 14 - 25, 2017 | September 18 - 29, 2017

In return for the support offered by Circuit-Est, the beneficiary will have to :

- write a short text explaining how this support has fed their professional development and/or their creation;
-take part in a short interview, give some pictures or video free of rights and allow Circuit-Est to use them in its communications;

For the whole lifetime of the work:

- Add the mention « NAME OF THE ARTIST OR COMPANY has been supported by Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique » on all promotional material referring to the creation and on all grant applications
- Include Circuit-Est logo on promotional material of the show;
- Include a link to Circuit-Est website.

Studio residency

This season, Circuit-Est was able to offer 4 residencies of 40 hours and one residency of 20 hours in its studios.

>> Jacques Poulin-Denis, Amélie Rajotte, Parts+Labor_Danse and Jason Martin were offered hours of studio time to work on their new creation.

Technical residency

Each season, Circuit-Est is able to offer a 2 weeks technical residency in the studio Jeanne-Renaud.

- 50 hours of studio per week, for a total of 100 hours;
- A support to production during the residency;
- Access to the technical equipment of the studio Jeanne-Renaud. Extra equipment will be charged;
- 30 hours of technical service (set-up, touch ups, strike) in addition to the support offered by Circuit-Est’s technical Director and his assistant. Extra time will be charged.

>> This year, a technical residency has been offered to Andrea Pena from January 30 to February 10 to work on her project 0110.

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