Deadline: March 1st, 2023 at 11 : 59 pm

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: July 3 to 14, 2023 or August 14 to 25, 2023.

Studio residency
Studio residency Circuit-Est and Nyata Nyata

The studio residencies and the studio residencies Circuit-Est and Nyata Nyata 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 July 11 and September 15, 2023.

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.


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 2023-2024 season for free. To be considered, you must be a performer engaged in a professional career in dance.

First residency

First residency is dedicated to choreographers who have entered the professional milieu after
January 1st, 2020.

Circuit-Est offers :

  • 30 hours of studio;
  • an artistic accompaniment of 15 hours;
  • a minimum financial contribution of $600.


Submit your application form by March 1st, 2023 at 11:59 pm. Applications with videos exceeding the imposed limits (10 minutes in total) will not be considered. Each artist can only submit one application.

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

Major partner of the Support for artists

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 - Studio residency Lucy M. May © Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique