SUPPORT FOR ARTISTS 2022-2023

ANNUAL PROGRAM

Technical residency

The 2 weeks technical residencies in the studio Jeanne-Renaud include:

  • 5 days of studio time per week;
  • production support during the residency;
  • access to the technical equipment of the studio Jeanne-Renaud;
  • 30 hours of technical service (set-up, touch ups, strike) in addition to the support offered by Circuit-Est’s technical team;
  • a minimal financial contribution of $1,000 to the project.

Periods for technical residency : August 29 to September 9, 2022 or October 3 to 15, 2022 or November 14 to 25, 2022

Studio residency
Studio residency Circuit-Est and Nyata Nyata

The studio residencies are intended for emerging choreographers [generational or disciplinary]. Selected artists will be offered 30 to 40 hours of studio time and a minimal financial contribution of $600 to their project. Interpreters are also invited to submit a project.

Studio recidencies Circuit-Est and Nyata Nyata will take place for 2 consecutive weeks between September 12 and November 25, 2022, in the mornings, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm or from 10 am to 1 pm.

To be considered for a technical and studio residency you must:

        •  be engaged in a professional career in dance;
        •  have a research and questionning approach in their work;
        •  demonstrate quality in their artistic work;
        •  already have presented your work to the public in a professional context.

Mentorship 

The mentorship program offers the selected choreographers 40 hours of studio time to work on their new creation, including 20 hours with a mentor of their choice. They also receive a minimum financial contribution of $800 to their project. Mentorships gives the opportunity to emergent artists to work with experienced artists.

To be considered for a mentorship you must:

  • be an emergent artist;
  • present the potential of a promising artistic development;
  • have a willingness to blossom on an artistic level and demonstrate the significant contribution that a mentorship represents.

Support for advanced training

Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique is able to give full support to performers, enabling them to take part in all the advanced training activities of the 2022-2023 season for free. To be considered, you must be a performer engaged in a professional career in dance.

PUNCTUAL PROGRAM

With special grants from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and the Canada Council for the Arts for 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 seasons, Circuit-Est is able to offer to independent artists (not supported by core grants or specific programming) :

First technical residency

First technical residency is dedicated to any choreographer who never had access to a technical residency at Circuit-Est.

Circuit-Est offers:

  • 5 days of studio time per week during two consecutive weeks;
  • production support during the residency;
  • access to the technical equipment of the studio Jeanne-Renaud;
  • 30 hours of technical service (set-up, touch ups, strike) in addition to the support offered by Circuit-Est’s technical team;
  • a minimal financial contribution of $1,200/artist for a maximum of $4,800.

Periods for First technical residency: August 29 to September 9, 2022 or October 3 to 15, 2022 or November 14 to 25, 2022

First studio residency

First studio residency is dedicated to choreographers who have entered the professional milieu after January 1st, 2019.

Circuit-Est offers :

  • 30 hours of studio;
  • an artistic accompaniment of 15 hours;
  • a minimum financial contribution of $600 /artist for a maximum of $2,400.

Labo libre

Labo libre aims to be a field of exploration that allows one to dedicate oneself exclusively to fundamental research, to investigate new territories, without any specific practical purpose, in choreography, interpretation or teaching. It is not a creative residency for the purpose of producing a work.

​​Circuit-Est offers :

  • 25 hours of studio (two consecutive weeks): 9:30 am to 12 pm in Studio B;
  • a minimum financial contribution of $500 /artist for a maximum of $2,000.

HOW TO APPLY?

The call for projects is now closed. 

Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique invites all artists to submit and encourages applications from Indigenous artists, known as diversity and recently immigrated artists. 

Major partner of the Support for artists
(annual program)

Cultural partner

Photos : édifice Jean-Pierre-Perreault © Vanessa Forget - Technical residency Maria Kefirova © Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique - Studio residency Alejandro Sajgalik © Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique - Mentorship Charles Brecard (mentor: Mélanie Demers) © Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique - Master classes © Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique - Master classes © Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique - Studio residency Lucy M. May © Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique - Residency For Fauve © Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique