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, at 5pm. 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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