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International performing and visual artists as well as choreographers are invited to submit a proposal for a residency which may include developing a new work (Dance, Theatre, Photography, Film); or investigating some aspects or ideas in their already existing practice, or undertaking a choreographic, performance or installation research.

We accept up to 4 International artists and up to 5 Australian artists to collaborate, research and develop the subject matter of: Cultural Diversity and Cross Cultural Communication with non-linguistic medium. The incentive is for all resident artists to collaborate and create a collective group to co-create together. There will also be an option to create smaller collective groups depending on the collaborations that will be formed.


The Residency offers:

  • Accommodation for international artists:
  • One studio at Dance Space Prahran (each group of artists will have 3-4 hours rehearsals per day
  • Mentoring and artistic Guidance by Vangelis Legakis and Gulsen Ozer.
  • Performance/presentation of the artists’ work (Arranged case by case that can be coordinated with the mentors).
  • Travel expenses from Melbourne to Sydney will be covered either by bus, train or flight.
  • Guidance for what to do in Melbourne in terms of art and cultural activities and finding materials for your production.
  • Free workshop Embodied Unity by Vangelis Legakis 17&18 and 24&25 November 2018 (worth of 190 AUD)
  • Research with Vangelis Legakis (worth of 400 AUD)

o    12th & 16th Nov : 1pm – 3pm

o   19th & 23rd Nov : 1pm – 3pm

  • 30% discount for the Dance and Being Art project 9-11 November  daily 9:30am-5:30pm at Abbotsford Convent (save 130 AUD out of 455 AUD).
  • 30% discount for Chi Gong open classes on 6, 13, 20, 27 November 18:30-20:30 at Abbotsford Convent (save 40 AUD out of 140 AUD).

Application is made by sending

  • Your CV and short bio
  • One portrait and one performance photo
  • A motivation letter explaining the following key questions in an A4 page no more than 1000 words:
    1. Idea and concept of research and development and whether it is a new idea or a previous project that you wish to revisit and further develop.
    2. What is your intention to participate in this residency and how will this assist you in the growth of your career.
    3. Mention whether you have a collaborator with who you wish to participate together or you have any local artists in Melbourne you wish to collaborate with.
    4. Mention whether you wish to present a work in progress or a finished production at the end of your residency.
    5. Planning of where you are at present in terms of your career and where you are envisioning to be after this residency.
    6. Proof of a funding application (either approved or in process), or sponsorship, or personal funds that can support the period of your residency

Email all documents to: [email protected]

In partnerships with The Space Dance & Arts Centre and Critical Path

Date & Location

  • Saturday 1 December - Saturday 1 December, 2018
  • The Drill Hall

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Critical Path

The Drill, 1C New Beach Rd,
Darling Point (Rushcutters Bay), Sydney