Artist in Residency Program

Our Residency Program promotes a vibrant local professional dance community by offering selected artists support and resources to create ambitious new works and have greater impact and success with their work. CCD offers 1 to 10 month long residencies in which local artists are given the space to create a new evening of work. CCD selects artists based on their artistic merit, the relevance of the proposed project, and the potential impact of the residency and work on the local community and artist’s career. This program is designed to promote values of innovation, quality, rigor, and mutual support within the dance community.

With each 1 to 10 month residency, artists will receive:

  • a studio dedicated for their usage11am to 3pm, Monday through Friday
  • opportunity to offer public classes at CCD through our professionals training program
  • publicity development and distribution support

In exchange, residency artists are expected to:

  • Teach one master class specifically for advanced and pre-professional CCD dancers during the time of this agreement. 
  • Teach donation based professional level classes per week.
  • Provide a damage deposit to CCD prior to occupancy.
  • Obtain a policy of Comprehensive General Liability Insurance policy.
  • provide a full page ad in performance playbills and put CCD’s logo on all promotional posters and fliers
  • Clean the studio floors with dry mop and Pro-Clean (provided by CCD) after each studio use

Cost for Studio usage*:

  • Two days/week is $200/month (8 days/month)
  • Three days/week is $276/month (12 days/month)
  • Four days/week is $336/month (16 days/month)
  • Five days/week is $380/month (20 days/month)
  • Additional hours may be available, and are calculated at $20/hour

*All costs are for the entire month with no proration

Application Process

To apply, please submit:

  • resume(s) of lead artist(s)
  • concept statement for proposed project
  • project timeline, including performance dates, venue, and other pertinent details
  • preferred rehearsal schedule
  • ideas for the residency workshops you’d like to offer at CCD

All materials can be submitted to residency@ccdance.org

Photo by Amanda Tipton Photography

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