Artistic residencies

CREATION SUPORT PROGRAM. RESIDENCIES 2018 – First semester

 

(Application deadline: December 10th 2017)

 ***Informative session: Thursday November 23rd at 5pm in La Central del Circ***

 This call for projects organizes the residencies hosted by La Central del Circ in different categories. Each category is facing a specific moment of the creative process, and replies to the needs of the creative transit in which the company currently is.

Through this call we will select up to:

  •  En Origen: 2 dynamic residencies
  • En Estudi: 3 residencies
  • En Fabricació: 3 residencies
  • Preview : 1 residency

The residencies will take place between January and December 2018. The dates will be determined depending on company needs and studios availability.

[Terms and conditions]

[Application form]

 

EN ORIGEN : DYNAMIC RESIDENCIES

The dynamic residencies are focused to circus artists who are developing a creation and research work, and instead of focusing on the production of a show, are looking for meeting and dialogue with artists from other artistic disciplines. These residencies are a place for experimentation, giving dynamism, shaking and sharing research as well as confrontation around a topic, another way to practice and an artistic approach that is not circus.

Up to two projects will be selected among all the applications.

FOR WHOM?

These residencies are addressed to national or international artists or companies who would like to meet artists from other artistic disciplines, to share and investigate together around a particular issue without thinking about a production.

The residency can for example be the opportunity for one or more circus artists to meet with:

  • artists who are not training circus and with whom the circus artists never works;
  • some “not-circus-connected” artist(s), professional or expert who will feed the research.

The meeting can happen in many other ways. We give free hand to your imagination and needs.

RESIDENCY CONDITIONS

Each selected project will receive:

  • Free use of a creation studio for 2 weeks;
  • A grant of 600 € for company’s transport and per diems expenses. In case the company/artist has another residency for tax purposes than Spain, this amount includes eventual taxes.

We encourage the company to offer an open rehearsal at the end of the residency.

 

“EN ESTUDI” RESIDENCIES   

This format of residencies has been created to give an answer to the companies and artists who are starting the creation of a short act or piece of a maximal length of 20 minutes.

Up to three projects will be selected among all the applications.

FOR WHOM?

These residencies are promptly addressed to national companies, although the door remains open to companies from other parts of Europe.

EN ESTUDI is a residency thought for artists, duos or recently created companies, that have begun the creation of a new project and would like to have an intense creation time in the next months. No preview’s or premiere’s date is required. The objective is to arrive to a short act, a short piece or a 20-minutes work-in-progress.

RESIDENCY CONDITIONS

Each selected project will receive:

  • Free use of a creation studio during 3 to 6 weeks;
  • A grant of 1.500€ for company’s transport and per diems expenses. La Central may decide to proportionally increase the grant depending on the number of artists participating and on the needs of the company. In case the company/artist has another residency for tax purposes than Spain, this amount included eventual taxes;
  • An artistic and production accompaniment by La Central del Circ.

We encourage the company to offer an open rehearsal at the end of the residency.

 

“EN FABRICACIÓ” RESIDENCIES

This format of residencies targets the companies and artists who are finishing the creation of a more than 20 minutes piece.

During and after the residencies the complicity of several venues in Catalonia (like Antic Teatre, the Festival Al Carrer de Viladecans, the Festival Escena Poblenou or the Fira de Circ al Carrer de La Bisbal d’Empordà) is encouraged, so they can accompany the creation processes of the selected companies, attending open rehearsals, offering more residencies and, wherever possible, contracting one or more companies, that take part of La Central del Circ companies’ pool.

Up to three projects will be selected among all the applications.

FOR WHOM?

These residencies are promptly addressed to national companies, although the door remains open to companies from other parts of Europe.

They are residencies for companies that are working on a long format show of more than 20 minutes and need to work on, during the next months before presenting the result in a venue.

RESIDENCY CONDITIONS

Each selected project will receive:

  • Free use of a creation studio during 3 to 6 weeks;
  • A grant of 1.500€ for company’s transport and per diems expenses. La Central may decide to proportionally increase the grant depending on the number of artists participating and on the needs of the company. In case the company/artist has another residency for tax purposes than Spain, this amount included eventual taxes;
  • An artistic and production accompaniment by La Central del Circ.

We encourage the company to offer an open rehearsal at the end of the residency.

 

PREVIEW RESIDENCY

One project will be selected among all the applications.

FOR WHOM?

This residency is for national or international professional circus companies that are creating a show and are reaching the end of the creation process. It targets especially Catalan and Spanish companies but the door remains open to companies from other parts of Europe.

Required is that the project is at a final stage, foreseeing an official premiere in 2018.

RESIDENCY CONDITIONS

The selected company will receive:

  • Free use of a creation studio for 2 weeks;
  • Technical support for the set up of circus apparatus (the set up of apparatus and lights should be agreed with the technical staff before the residency. However, this support should never replace the company’s own technical staff);
  • Support for promotion between professionals, press and general audience;
  • Support for logistical issues (tickets, audience welcome, etc.);
  • Grant of 600 €, for company’s transport and per diems expenses. In case the company/artist has another residency for tax purposes than Spain, this amount includes eventual taxes.

 

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2016

Dynamic / “En Fabricació” / Preview

2nd semester 2016 · Biannual call

From 2016, La Central del Circ only calls twice a year for new projects: January and June.

-> You can check the basis of the call HERE

TRANSIT 1 – EN ORIGEN : DYNAMIC RESIDENCES
The dynamic residences are directed to circus artists that are developing a creation and research work that instead of focusing on the production of a show, are looking for meeting and dialogue with other artists or disciplines. These residencies are addressed to national or international artists or companies, who would like to meet other artists or artistic disciplines, to share and investigate together around a particular issue, without any production wish.

Resources:
– the free use of a creation room for 2 weeks;
– a grant of 500 € (taxes included), for transport and per diems expenses.

At the end of the residency an open rehearsal is planned.

* We will select a maximum of 2 proposals among all the received projects.

RECEIVED PROPOSALS: 19
AWARDED COMPANIES: Aurora Caja & Giulia Lupelli and Terzo Livello

TRANSIT 2 – “EN FABRICACIÓ” RESIDENCES
This format of residences has been created thanks to the complicity of several venues in Catalonia like the Antic Teatre, the Festival Al Carrer de Viladecans, the Festival Escena Poblenou, the Fira de Circ al Carrer de la Bisbal d’Empordà or the Fira Trapezi. These venues will accompany the selected companies (assisting to shows and open rehearsals, proposing additional residencies if necessary, etc.) and programme at least one of the companies selected for “En Fabricació” (through the January and June call for projects).

These residencies are thought for companies that are working on a show and need to concentrate in the creation, before presenting the result in a venue.

Resources:
– free use of a creation room for 6 weeks;
– a grant of 1.500 € (taxes included), for transport and per diems expenses. In the case the company has more than 3 members, La Central may decide to proportionally increase the grant;
– the artistic and production accompaniment by La Central del Circ.

At the end of the residency an open rehearsal is planned.

* We will select a maximum of 2 projects among all the received projects.

RECEIVED PROPOSALS: 31
AWARDED COMPANIES: Cia. SOON, Psirc, Col·lectiu de mans a mans

PREVIEW RESIDENCE
These residence is for national or international professional circus companies that are creating a show and are coming to the end of their creation process. Companies that wish to have their premiere in winter 2016-2017 . The creation process must be in a final state and the official premiere expected in the present year.

Resources:
– free use of a creation room for 2 weeks;
– a technical support  for the set up of circus apparatus (under no circumstances will replace the company’s own technical staff);
– a support for promotion between professionals, press and general audience;
– a support for logistical issues (tickets, audience management, etc.);
– a grant of 500 € (taxes included), for transport and per diems expenses;

*We will select one project for this call.

RECEIVED PROPOSALS: 0
AWARDED COMPANIES: 0

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Dynamic / “En Fabricació” / Preview

1st semester 2016 · Biannual call

From 2016, La Central del Circ only calls twice a year for new projects: January and June.

This call for projects organizes the residencies hosted by La Central del Circ in different categories. Each category replies to a specific moment of the creative process. Three main steps have been identified, designing what we could call a creative transit: En Origen (“At the beginning”), En Fabricació (“Manufacturing”) and En Ruta (“On the road”).

-> You can check the basis of the call HERE

TRANSIT 1 – EN ORIGEN : DYNAMIC RESIDENCIES
The dynamic residencies are directed to circus artists that are developing a creation and research work that instead of focusing on the production of a show, are looking for meeting and dialogue with other artists or disciplines. These residencies are addressed to national or international artists or companies, who would like to meet other artists or artistic disciplines, to share and investigate together around a particular issue, without any production wish.

Resources:
– the free use of a creation room for 2 weeks;
– a grant of 500 € (taxes included), for transport and per diems expenses.

At the end of the residency an open rehearsal is planned.

* We will select a maximum of 2 proposals between all the received projects.

RECEIVED PROPOSALS: 12
AWARDED COMPANIES: Mira Ravald and Luis Sartori do Vale; Col·lectiu de trapezi

TRANSIT 2 – “EN FABRICACIÓ” RESIDENCIES
This new format of residences has been created thanks to the complicity of several venues in Catalonia like the Antic Teatre, the Festival Al Carrer de Viladecans, the Festival Escena Poblenou, the Fira de Circ al Carrer de la Bisbal d’Empordà or the Fira Trapezi. These venues will accompany the selected companies (assisting to shows and open rehearsals, proposing additional residencies if necessary, etc.) and programme at least one of the companies selected for “En Fabricació” (through the January and June call for projects).

These residencies are thought for companies that are working on a show and need to concentrate in the creation, before presenting the result in a venue.

Resources:
– free use of a creation room for 6 weeks;
– a grant of 1.500 € (taxes included), for transport and per diems expenses. In the case the company has more than 3 members, La Central may decide to proportionally increase the grant;
– the artistic and production accompaniment by La Central del Circ.

At the end of the residency an open rehearsal is planned.

* We will select a maximum of 5 projects along the year, 3 between all those that will answer to this call and 2 between those that will answer to the next call in June/July.

RECEIVED PROPOSALS: 35
AWARDED COMPANIES: Cuncurulla, Solano Barbal and Sugar 

PREVIEW RESIDENCIES
These residencies are for national or international professional circus companies that are creating a show and are coming to the end of their creation process. Companies that wish to have their premiere in 2016 (actual open call) or in winter 2016-2017 (June/July open call). The creation process must be in a final state and the official premiere expected in the present year.

Resources:
– free use of a creation room for 2 weeks;
– a technical support  during the residencies (set up & sound);
– a support for promotion between professionals, press and general audience;
– a support for logistical issues (tickets, audience management, etc.);
– a grant of 500 € (taxes included), for transport and per diems expenses;

*We will select one project after each call (one now and one after the June/July call).

RECEIVED PROPOSALS: 1
AWARDED COMPANY: Compañía de Circo “eia” (presents inTarsi on Friday 4th of March of 2016)