OPEN Call for ARTIST RESIDENCY during the FALL 2019 AND SPRING / SUMMER 2020 SEASONS

Application period: 20th Aug. – 16th Sept. 2018


Cirko - Center for New Circus welcomes applications for the 2019–2020 Artist Residency Program from contemporary circus artists who are Finnish citizens or residents as well as from interdisciplinary project teams with at least one member who is a Finnish contemporary circus artist. During the 2–4 week residency, artists will work on new artistic projects or conduct artistic research. . The selection criterias will be professionalism, artistic quality, uniqueness, national coverage, gender equality and the proposed project’s suitability to Cirko’s facilities.


The residency application form has a list of dates and spaces to apply for a residency in. Before sending in an application, please check that you are able to work in this space. You will find the technical specifications of the spaces on the Cirko's website.

Cirko accepts residency applications from 20th Aug. till 16th Sept. 2018. Late applications will not be considered. The application process is carried out online.

For further information on the application process until 31st Aug. 2018, please contact producer Jarkko Lehmus, jarkko.lehmus@cirko.fi, tel. +358 50 305 7513. From 1st September 2018 please contact director Riku Lievonen, riku.lievonen@cirko.fi, +358 (0)40 832 7479‬.

>> GO TO ONLINE APPLICATION

 

SEASON 2017-2018 RESIDENCY PROGRAMME

 

A total of 16 companies and artistic teams have been selected for Cirko’s season 2017-2018 residency programme. The selection was based on the open call and was made by a team consisting of Cirko’s staff.

During the 2-4 week residency periods the selected companies and artists have at their disposal Cirko’s rehearsal or theatre space and social spaces. The residency companies and artists are also offered technical, production and artistic mentoring by Cirko’s staff.

 

Residency companies and artists are:

Cie. Nuua

Kaisa Pesonen and artistic team

Viivi Roiha & Elice Abonce Muhonen

Rauli Katajavuori and artistic team

Mira Ravald & Luis Sartori do Vale

Corinne Linder ja työryhmä

Ilmatila / Ilona Jäntti

Nordic Magicians

Jenny Mansikkasalo and artistic team

Circo Aereo

Zero Gravity Company / Salla Hakanpää

Serot & Maiju Saarimaa

Sanna Vellava and artistic team

Mira Sirkka

Onni Hämäläinen

Lumo Company / Hanna Moisala