Firkin Crane and Tyrone Guthrie Centre Residential Dance BursaryFirkin Crane, health the home of dance in Cork, and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, a workplace for artists of all disciplines, have come together to provide an opportunity for an Ireland-based or Irish dance artist to develop new work.  The bursary offers a two-week residency at both Firkin Crane and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre – a four-week residency in total.

Where:  The Firkin Crane, Cork, Ireland and Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Monaghan, Ireland

At the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, the artist will receive full board, accommodation and access to a studio.

At Firkin Crane, the artist will receive accommodation and access to a studio, in addition to an allocation of €300 towards subsistence.

The bursary provision is for one dance artist. It is intended to support the development of new work.

In return the dance artist is expected to present a work-in-progress showing in the Firkin Crane at the end of the process.

When : The first week’s residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre is offered from the 18th to 25th January 2016 inclusive. The timing of the second week of the Tyrone Guthrie Centre residency, and two-week Firkin Crane residency, will be agreed between the selected artist and the Firkin Crane/Tyrone Guthrie Centre, but should take place between February and April 2016. Applications will be accepted by email only to

Deadline for application: 5pm, November 27th 2015 

To apply, please submit a single A4 page proposal outlining the work you’d like to develop with this bursary. Please also include a CV and a link to at least one piece of choreography you have made. Applications will be assessed by the Firkin Crane Dance Curator and an independent assessor.

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