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Barn DROZDOV
A small paradise south-west from Prague, with a dance hall, garden with fully grown trees as well as flat grassy area for rehearsals, terraces for meetings, quietness, calmness, and accommodation. In addition, an experienced theatre technician and lighting designer, Frantisek Fabian, and director, musician, performer, Katerina Eva Lanci, offer our residents in-house consultations. Residents are welcome to stay with their children and pets.Show more
Bohemia Farmstudio
Bohemia Farmstudio, the independent centre for contemporary art, is located in a unique setting of the former agricultural compound in Kokořínsko region. In addition to its own residency programme, the centre offers facilities for arts residencies, plein-airs, workshops, and festivals to groups and collectives primarily in visual arts, theatre, dance, and music. The building is gradually undergoing the self-help renovation with respect to cultural and historical values.Show more
Bubec
The Studio Bubec is located on the outskirts of Prague in Reporyje. It offers a space for work in visual arts and for group study workshops. There are basic tools and equipment, including a lifting equipment with 3-ton capacity, for work with metal, wood, stone, and other materials, and for a production of large-scale installations and artworks. Show more
Cabin Studio
The Cabin Studio is a newly emerging centre for artistic residencies run under the patronage of Studio Hrdinů. The Cabin occupies the building of a former gamekeeper’s lodge located in Pěčice, Mladá Boleslav, and offers space for concentrated work on projects in all stages of development in the disciplines of dance, performance, visual arts and literature.Show more
CESTA
CESTA - Cultural Exchange Station in Tábor was founded in 1993 by the duo Sabot - bassist Chris Rankin and drummer Hilary Binder. Currently, under Chris Rankin's leadership, CESTA is once again a place for independent culture. Transforma, DIY fest, Tabook, Kurnik, and the Expanze festivals are held here. It provides facilities for local musicians, as well as for promoters of independent events, most recently dance workshops. We would like CESTA to once again become a place for artistic residencies of all types.Show more
CIRQUEON
CIRQUEON is an umbrella organization for a support and development of new circus in the Czech Republic. Our main activities include providing information regarding new circus in the Czech Republic and Europe, supporting new circus projects originated in the Czech Republic, and developing circus skills in professionals and general public. We are a member of the international network Circostrada Network.Show more
Club Letka
The Club Letka (Klub Letka) is a small theatre hall located at a Secession-style building in Letná district in Prague 7. It offers a range of possibilities for its use: a flexible elevation, stage (5 × 4 m), auditorium (5 × 9 m). There is a foyer with the coffee shop Letka leading to the auditorium. Show more
CO.LABS
CO.LABS is an open, independent creative platform actively securing support for and development and growth of art sector. It emphasizes engagement, quality improvement, and pushes boundaries of art disciplines and genres. CO.LABS was founded in 2021 as a response to lack of inclusiveness within the existing theatre system in Brno.Show more
COMMUNITY CENTRE BLATNÁ
The building of the Community Centre is located within a three-minute walk from the city of Blatná train station, or a ten-minute walk from the city downtown. Just around the corner there are parks (Husovy sady, Castle Blatná park) and a city relaxation zone. For residents, the Community Centre offers a large hall with parquet flooring, full-wall mirrors, stage, lighting and sound, dark velvet black-out curtains in windows.Show more
Comoedien-Haus Kuks
The Baroque site Kuks, situated on both shores of the Elbe River, with a distinctive genius loci, shares a rich cultural history. In the beginning of the 18th century, the Kuks health spa became European centre of arts, culture, and social life. Comoedien–Haus, a former barn transformed into a simple theatre, is located in the village. At the moment arts residencies are offered in a limited scope – by prior arrangement, they can run from May to September, Monday – Thursday.Show more
Cross Attic
Cross Attic is an interdisciplinary space in the centre of Holešovice neighbourhood in Prague 7 aiming to support hybrid projects, collectivism, international collaboration, and creative practice that defies the definition of artistic production and focuses on sharing (of information, experiences, caring for…) and forming relationships.Show more
DIOD
DIOD is a space for independent projects located in a renovated Sokol Hall in the city of Jihlava. It opened on 1 April 2011. As a cultural centre of the region of Vysočina, it offers a well-equipped ‘black box’ with space dispositions and room capacity that could be adapted to any project.Show more
Divadlo na cucky theatre
The spaces of the Divadlo na cucky theatre serve as an open platform for meetings and implementation of a regular programme focused on contemporary dance and theatre, exploring the matters of civic engagement and environment.Show more
Divadlo X10
Divadlo X10 is an open platform not only for contemporary theater but also for other types of live art. It is a collective of creative personalities seeking to create independent, critical thinking that reflects the world we live in. Divadlo X10 does not work only with existing dramatic texts, but also initiates the creation of entirely new theatrical plays and other projects that respond to the greatest extent to the needs to express an authentic and unique opinion to currently social events and the universal questions of human existence.Show more
GAMPA – CITY GALLERY PARDUBICE
GAMPA is a city gallery for contemporary art with an emphasis on public space. It shares with Sféra a striking new building on the groundplan of the former flour storehouses. The exhibition spaces are on the ground floor, as are two apartments for residencies. Along with Divadlo 29, GAMPA is part of the Centre for Open Culture – a city-funded organisation whose aim is to present and support contemporary visual and performative art in Pardubice.Show more
Hranicar
The public hall Hranicar is an open platform which connects contemporary art and culture with daily life in a dynamically evolving society. It is a space for creative people who desire to reflect—through the arts—on the changes occurring in their community as well as in the entire society; whose enthusiasm empowers them to enrich the public space with fresh and quality ideas. Show more
INDUSTRA
Industra realizes the INDUSTRA STAGE theatre programme in the premises of a former arms factory, within which it also offers arts residencies. The mission of Industra's theatre offer is to present projects that go beyond the theatre forms, genres or directions commonly available in Brno.Show more
Káznice
Káznice in Brno has had a troubled history. At the same time, it abounds today with unique genius loci. On top of that, it is situated in the heart of “Brno’s Bronx” - socially excluded area. Tripitaka, z. s. is active in the building since summer 2018. Together with TIC BRNO and other partners, Tripitaka is creating a cultural and community center.Show more
KD Mlejn
KD Mlejn has long been dedicated to the creation of young new circus artists, which it has been supporting since the reconstruction of the building in 2009. From 2022, it announces residencies in the field of theatre, dance and multi-genre staging projects, which have already been responded to by many young creators and ensembles who, however, did not have the financial or production-technical background for their projects.Show more
Kolowrat Theatre
The Chamber Kolowrat Theatre (Komorní scéna Divadla Kolowrat) is housed in the attic of the Kolowrat Palace located downtown Prague, at Ovocný trh. Recently, the theatre’s programming has focused on original chamber production, particularly for young audiences. Arts residencies are available from June to September.Show more
Kredance
Výměník1 is a platform for contemporary performing arts in České Budějovice focusing on new theatre, physical theatre, contemporary dance, and new circus. In addition to theatre performances we also provide arts residencies of the above-mentioned genres, organize movement courses and workshops, and other events such as concerts, lectures, film screenings, farmers markets, flea markets etc.Show more
MOVE Ostrava
MOVE Ostrava is an access point to movement in the region - we believe that the performing arts are for everyone. We bring it to public space and non-theatre spaces. At the moment we don't have our own space and we collaborate with multiple organisations in the city and region.Show more
Moving Station
Moving Station is the only venue for independent theatre, dance, and interdisciplinary experiments in Pilsen. It all began in 2000 when artists occupied the dilapidated station building. Since then Moving Station has hosted artists from all over the world. The reconstruction of the building in 2015 gave rise to an opportunity for support of artists residencies and development of new forms of dialogue between artists and audiences.Show more
Naplaveno
A quiet countryside. Only occasionally a car, time to time a sound of neighbour’s circular saw. The theatre hall in our barn smells of a new wood floor, light seeps through the cracks of the boards. A refuge from heat and space for generation of ideas. We offer an artist residency in a small settlement Stružinec in the region of Tábor, 4 km from a charming little town of Jistebnice. Show more
Offcity
The residential studio is a small living studio (2 rooms, 2 sofa beds, work desk, dining table, small kitchenette, fridge, shower and toilet). The studio is suitable for research, space-saving activities and as a background space for working with public space.Show more
Plum Yard
The Plum Yard is an arts residency programme designed for all art disciplines – dance, theatre, new circus, musicians, and visual artists, and also for writers and translators. The place is also a home for the Continuo Theatre whose company members work and live here. In addition, the Plum Yard operates a cultural centre with programme for children and adults, community activities, and educational projects. Show more
REZI.DANCE
The REZI.DANCE association is located at POD JAVORY 17 in the village of Komařice where it operates an artist residency for performing arts. It is the first house in the Czech Republic offering residencies exclusively for performing arts. The artist residency house POD JAVORY 17 is located at the foothills of Gratzen Mountains. Since 2016 it has been a place sought-after by artists as it offers space for inspiration and new approaches in artistic practices — contemporary dance, theatre, literature.Show more
SE.S.TA – ŽĎÁR NAD SÁZAVOU ESTATE
The Centre for Choreographic Development SE.S.TA offers a year-round residency program in the grounds of Žďár nad Sázavou Estate. Within the program we provide artists with facilities for preparing performances, time for research, space to meet and share questions and experiences. Our priority is to support choreographers, but we are also open to creative projects in the field of theatre, literature, music and circus. We also host intercultural meetings between artists from abroad and Czech artists. Show more
Sladovna Písek
The Sladovna’s seven-story building is located directly in the historic centre of the city of Písek. The organization was founded in order to use the beautiful space of a renovated malthouse building for the benefit of cultural life in Písek. The Sladovna has set out on a journey to create a new form of live cultural centre, producing and facilitating values to visitors of all generations. Through stories, images, and a play we desire to connect tradition with the presence, art with daily life, the city of Písek with the world. Interaction and play are for us the main means to learning, connecting, inspiring, and sharing joy of life.Show more
Studio ALTA
Cultural centre, collective and production unit. We let interesting ideas germinate, we give space to society-wide needs, we are a safe place to dream and to realize. In 2023 we opened a new facility at Studio ALTA in Libeň. The extraordinary building of the former Panský brewery has become a new home for us, for artists, for visitors and residents of Libeň.Show more
Tančírna (Dance Hall) in Račí údolí
Tančírna is an Art Nouveau building hiding in the forests of the Račí údolí (Crawfish Valley) located in the Golden Mountains. It is a cultural institution that organizes concerts, openings and exhibitions, workshops, lectures, author readings, theaters, residencies in collaboration with Czech and world artists. Tančírna is suitable for any movement, dance and theatre groups, orchestras and large ensembles that can use the hall; the lounge in the basement of the building can be used for visual, music, literature and other residencies.Show more
The City Theatre Varnsdorf
The City Theatre Varnsdorf is located in a quiet part of the downtown Varnsdorf. Varnsdorf could be characterised as a picturesque post-industrial town, which is why there are many luxurious villas and old factories, a large number of wooden stilt houses, and nature is within a few minutes' walk from the town. We provide arts residencies of various lengths – shorter stays are preferred during the theatre season; longer residencies are available during off-season, a whole-summer residency is also possible.Show more
Třeboň 105
We are a place that connects. The old with the new. Visual arts, film, music, and theatre. And above all – the people. The genius loci of the original townhouse and the decision to fill it with artistic content is what makes Třeboň 105 unique. Under one roof, a theatre, cinema, music production, and a gallery work in synergy. In this historical setting, contemporary authors and alternative art forms are featured. Thanks to arts residencies, Třeboň is becoming a place for undisturbed creation and interdisciplinary encounters. Show more
UFFO
UFFO is a unique multifunctional cultural space built with an innovative architectural approach and technical specifications that reflect the current creative trends. Fully accessible, the place’s design allows for variable layouts to accommodate a wide range of events – social events, large-scale conferences, exhibitions, lectures, educational workshops, business presentations as well as sports events.Show more
Velvary Cube
We offer a professional rehearsal room and arts residencies at the Velvary Cube (Velvarská Kostka), located in the building of a former synagogue built in 1930–31 based on design of a Prague architect František A. Libra. It is a functionalist building with a square floorplan, with three circular windows (one was walled up). Show more
VZBUĎME VARY
Since 2020, VZBUĎME VARY has been realising arts residencies in a programme entitled the Essence of Place, focusing on artistic research of the public space and surroundings of Karlovy Vary. We offer the opportunity to slow down at the pace typical for a spa town, and to explore and experiment, develop yourself, concentrate and work in places with a unique genius loci in Karlovy Vary. We also offer arts residencies in Jáchymov and Ostrov. Show more
Waldstein Loggia
The Waldstein Loggia is a Baroque-era site featuring a stunning exterior gallery overlooking a beautiful park, and an Honorary Court with farm buildings. Some of the buildings are being renovated. In 2023, construction of a multifunctional theatre hall will be completed together with spaces for artists residencies. Show more
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