General information

*APPLICATIONS:

To apply for an Artistic Residency of our Centre please fill out the application form and send it to the email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For the period: January 2018 – June 2018 application will be accepted until the 1st of November 2017
For the period: September 2018 – December 2018 applications will be accepted until the 1st of June 2018
For the period: January 2019 – June 2019 applications will be accepted until the 1st November 2018


Brief description of residency program

Akropoditi Dance Centre consists of two connected buildings, dated from 1850, which were originally used as a tan yard and were more recently renovated as protected buildings.
The first building is a space of 163m2 that functions as a dance and performing work studio. The space has wooden floors, a lounge and a bathroom with shower.
The second building is a space of 180m2 and it is built in two levels: Downstairs, as a stage for performances and projection room, with sound and lighting facilities, projector and video camera. The space also includes dressing rooms, kitchen, shower cabin and bathroom. Upstairs, there is a large room that includes a library, an office with equipment like laptop, telephone set and free Internet access. At the same place, there is a loft which is used as a bedroom.
From April 2013, the Centre is offering Residency programs for Performing Arts, Theatre, Dance, Music, Literature and Educational Programs.

Disciplines and media:
Dance
Theatre
Performing Arts
Music
Literature
Educational Programs

 

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Type of organization:

Artist-Run

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies:
1 week
2 weeks
3 weeks
One month

Number of artists resident at one time:
2

Companions allowed:
Partners

Grants available:
No grants are available at the time

Expenses paid by artist:
Travel, Supplies, Food

Expectations of the artist:
Presentation
Leading Workshop or Class
Cleaning

Expenses paid by the organization:
Housing

Application who/how:
Application by Mail

Selection procedure:
By Committee

Presentation of artists' work:
Arranged on a case-by-case basis

 

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Description of residency

Setting:
Island

Resources:
Internet Connection
Library
Office
Kitchen
Computer
Printmaking Facilities
Dance / Performance Practice Space
Projection screen, projector, video camera
Free participation at the dance lessons of the Studio

Number of studios:
2

Type of studios:
Live-work space

Accommodation:
Shared Room

Working language(s):
English
French
Greek

Other activities happening at the space:
Workshops
Presentation
Films
Exhibitions
Dance lessons

How to reach:
By plane
From Athens to Syros island (Greece):
- By plane (20 minutes flight)
- By boat from Piraeus port (approximately 4 hours)