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Pasodos – Palma Dance Center offers a unique residency program specifically tailored for dance-related projects. Our program provides a stimulating environment conducive to creative exploration, focusing on experimentation and collaboration for periods of up to one month. This initiative supports artists in fully engaging with their creative processes, culminating in a performance to showcase their work.


Structure and Duration

The residency program is designed to last up to one month, accommodating artists with flexible schedules for over 30 hours of studio space each week, ensuring ample time for creation and rehearsal. A typical residency schedule is as follows:


Week 1: Orientation with the facility and initiation of the creative process.


Week 2: Includes conducting an open choreographic weekend workshop.

Week 3: Deepening the creative process with opportunities for collaboration with the Pasodos – Palma Dance Center's apprenticeship program.

Week 4: Presentation of up to four performances in our studio theatre.

Facilities and Equipment

Our center features a state-of-the-art dance studio and a 100-seat theatre space, encompassing 200 square meters. Facilities include:

  • Raked audience seating and a technician’s lighting box

  • Sprung dance floors and linoleum

  • Ballet barres and wall mirrors

  • Industrial air conditioning

  • Comprehensive lighting and audio systems, including Bluetooth capability

  • 4K UHD projector with a retractable screen

  • MacBook Pro for performance control (lighting, sound, projection)

  • Backstage areas, a reception, office space, changing rooms with showers, a kitchenette, bathrooms, and a workshop space for set construction


Financial Support and Program Benefits

Selected applicants will receive a 1,500 EUR bursary for a month-long residency, available during March, April, September, and October. This grant is designed to assist with covering production expenses related to your creative process, such as choreography, rehearsal costs, additional studio space, and fees for technicians or designers, among others. The bursary also includes daily allowances, irrespective of group size. Additional support for non-local participants includes contributions towards flights and accommodation, determined on an individual basis.


Benefits of the residency program include:

  • Access to studio theatre space for creative and rehearsal purposes

  • Collaboration opportunities with our apprenticeship program

  • Financial support of up to 1,500 EUR

  • Assistance with travel and lodging for non-local artists

  • Artistic, technical, and marketing consulting services

  • Use of the center’s facilities, including reception, Wi-Fi, and office amenities

Application Requirements

Prospective resident choreographic artists must:

  • Be an EU citizen or possess a valid work permit for Spain.

  • Facilitate a choreographic workshop during the residency.

  • Produce a performance with the assistance of Palma Dance Center's technical staff.

  • Submit a detailed project proposal in PDF format.

  • Document the creative process through photos and videos.

  • Provide a comprehensive post-production report.

To apply please fill out the google form below adhering to the deadlines providing as much relevant information as you can.

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