Performing Artists residencies support innovation, experiment and creativity in the performing arts – new drama, contemporary dance, new circus, physical theatre, visual theater, alternative theater, performance art. The program is not suitable for stone theaters, already developed performances, or theater festivals.

  • Both individual artists and artistic groups can apply for this type of support

  • The applicant/s must be citizen from V4 country over the age of 18

  • Applicants for group residencies (3 artists or more) may come from different V4 countries (group members, however, must come from V4 countries other than the destination country)

  • The place of residency must be different than the applicant’s citizenship and residence

  • Each applicant can get support only once per calendar year

  • The length of support is 1 month

  • Residencies can take place between January 10, 2025 to December 31, 2025

  • The support for individual residency is €2,000 for the host institution and €2,500  for the artist

  • The amount of support for group residency is €3,500 for the host institution and €5,500 for the group members

For more information about general conditions and selection criteria, read Rules of the Visegrad Artists Residency Program.
The application form must be submitted via My Visegrad by October 15, 2024, 12:00 (noon). The online application system opens 1 month before the deadline. It is not possible to apply outside of this submission period.

Application must be submitted with the following documents:

  • Copy of your ID or passport (of each applicant if applying as a group)

  • Artistic portfolio + reviews

  • Scan of letter of acceptance from the host organization in English on a letterhead paper no older than 3 months which includes the names of the artists; title of the project; planned dates of the residency; date; name and signature of the statutory representative

If you have any questions, contact Project Manager Lenka Bučková at

The Final report is to be submitted by the artist and the host institution no later than 30 days after the end of the residency at the latest.

The Final reports should be prepared with the help of the questionnaires below.

To ensure the timely disbursement of the final installment, residents are kindly requested to complete the Questionnaire within 30 days after the conclusion of their residency. The questionnaire is completed through system. Additionally, residents are required to upload images captured during their residency and provide web links to any related posts. 

The host organization is responsible for completing, printing, and signing separate questionnaire. Following this, residents are kindly requested to upload completed questionnaire (pdf file) as part of their Final Report through the system and afterwards submit the whole report. 

Note: You do not need to print submitted report from the online system. 

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The list is not exclusive. An institution not included in the database can be selected as a host organization as well.