Seoul Dance Center of Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture (SFAC) invites international dance artists and Korean choreographers outside Korea who are willing to start working in Korea to “2017 SEOUL DANCE CENTER’S OPEN CALL for International Artists in Residence.” Our goal is to provide Korean dancers working outside Korea with a foothold for carrying out artistic activities in the country and facilitate international exchanges among dance artists from Korea and abroad. We hope many dance artists wanting to work in Korea will take part in the program.

Where: Seoul, South Korea

When: MAY 1, 2017 – APR 30, 2018(Depends on applying Category and Plan)

Application period: MAR 1 (Wed) – 15 (Wed), 2017


A. Free Call : MAY 1, 2017 – APR 30, 2018 (Up to three months during the period)

· Artist who has sophisticated plan in Korea

(eg. participate in Festival like SIDance, SPAF )

* including but not limited to festival and performance

B. Short Call : B-1.(June) : JUN 1 – 23, 2017 / B-2(October) : OCT 11 – NOV 10, 2017

· Artist who has research plan in Korea and who is willing to have network with other residence artist

C. Choreography Workshop: JUL 24 – AUG 23, 2017 (Workshop period:JUL 31 – AUG 11)

· Artist who is willing to participate in Choreography Workshop


○ Hostel

○ Practice studio (4 hr/day, hours may be extended by consultation provided)

○ Consultations or interviews with Korean dance artists or relevant experts

How to apply

○ Application method: e-mail (

– All documents must be included in one single e-mail.

– The subject of application e-mail must be “OpenCall_[applicant name].”

Costs : Free

Responsibilities of Participating Artists

∙ Buy a tourist insurance policy covering the residency period

∙ Get a visa and complete all other formalities necessary for entry and stay

∙ Pay for the travel, staying, and food expenses

Contact details
Mail :
Call : +82-2- 304-0235

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