Cork City Dance Artist in Residence at Firkin Crane is a dance residency for Cork City, based in Firkin Crane. The Arts Council DAIR programme is awarded yearly. In order to support long-term engagement in Cork, Firkin Crane is proposing supporting an artist for 3 years, reviewed annually.

Where: Firkin Crane, Shandon, Cork, Ireland

Deadline for Initial Expression of Interest: Friday 31st March 5pm

The residency will meet the criteria of the Arts Council Dance Artist in Residence Award, and the priorities for Firkin Crane & Cork City Council developed in partnership with Cork City Council over the past 5 years.

Traditionally the budget for delivering the residency comprises approx €30k cash inputs from the Arts Council of Ireland and Cork City Council with Firkin Crane providing for access to studios, theatres, admin, office space, printing, PR and marketing and production and technical support as well as the financial management of the scheme. The available budget in any one year is subject to funding received.

Who is eligible to apply:

Irish or Ireland-based professional dance artists.

Professional practitioners in all dance forms.

Professional dance artists at all career stages.

Professional dance artists with performance/participative/collaborative/cross-disciplinary practices.

Individual artists / dance companies / dance partnerships / dance collectives.

Open Call for an Expression of Interest (EOI)

Expression of Interest to include:

  • 3 point summary of the proposal (max 50 words)
  • Details of the proposal (max 500 words)
  • Tell us about yourself (max 100 words)
  • Submission of up to date CV (up to 4 pages)
  • 3 work samples, with descriptions (as per AC guidelines)

Full Application and Guideline details are available on:

Apply to:

Phone: 021 4507487

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