Performing Arts 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 3 months with a min. 2-week stay in the host institution

  • Residencies can take place between January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021

  • The support for individual residency is €1,500  for the host institution and €2,500  for the artist

  • The amount of support for group residency is €5,500  for the group members and €2,500  for the host institution

The application form must be submitted via My Visegrad by October 15, 2020, 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

Program's coordinators:

Tereza Lacmanova
Nová síť or
+420 773 153 741

Márta Ladjánszki
L1 Association

Marta Harasimowicz
Art Stations Foundation
+48 61 859 6129

Barbora Uríková
Stanica Žilina-Záriečie
+421 902 152 109

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