For the period: January 2019 – June 2019 application will be accepted until the 1st of November 2018
For the period: September 2019 – December 2019 applications will be accepted until the 1st of June 2019
For the period: January 2020 – June 2020 applications will be accepted until the 1st November 2019
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.
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Number of artists resident at one time:
No grants are available at the time
Expenses paid by artist:
Travel, Supplies, Food
Expectations of the artist:
Leading Workshop or Class
Expenses paid by the organization:
Application by Mail
Presentation of artists' work:
Arranged on a case-by-case basis
Description of residency
Dance / Performance Practice Space
Projection screen, projector, video camera
Free participation at the dance lessons of the Studio
Number of studios:
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Other activities happening at the space:
How to reach:
From Athens to Syros island (Greece):
- By plane (20 minutes flight)
- By boat from Piraeus port (approximately 4 hours)