The project is co-financed by “Calendar of cultural events” program of Sofia Municipality for 2019.
Where: Derida Dance Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
When: March-November 2019
Deadline for applications: February 28
How many residencies will happen?
Four residencies will happen for contemporary dance artists coming from outside of Bulgaria.
In what time will the residencies happen?
Each residency will last 20 days. The applicants can express their preferences for a 20-day period of rehearsals within the period March – November 2019.
What are the conditions of the residency?
• Accommodation (max. 5 people)
• Per-diems (350 euro per residency)
• Space (4-5 h a day)
• Technical equipment (professional sound system and lights)
• Rehearsal time (presentation of work in progress/premiere)
• 2 days rehearsal time on stage with professional sound and lightning.
At the end of the residency, either a complete performance or work in progress needs to be presented at
Each resident is required to lead a 10-hour workshop with local dancers (5 days, 2 hours per day). At the end of the workshop, a presentation of the results will be done at
How to apply / register: In order to apply for a residency, you need to download, fill in and send the application file to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject: DDC Residency Application 2019.
You can find it on our website: http://bit.ly/residency-derida-2019
All the applications will go through a selection process and the applicants selected for a residency will be informed by e-mail by March 5.
The deadline for sending the application forms is February 28. The chosen applicants will receive an e-mail by March 5.
Costs for participants: Free
Phone: +359 876 950 008
Isabel Mitkova – Operations and Project manager
For further information, please visit www.derida-dance.com