As every year the Tanzzentrale der Region Nürnberg e.V. is planning to offer Creative Residencies.

"Creative Residencies" Is the artist-in-residence programme of the Tanzzentrale of the Nuremberg Region, Germany which offers national and international dance companies and choreographers the opportunity to conduct a phase of their project under professional conditions in the Tanzzentrale studios. Additionally there is the option to involve independent dancers from the Nuremberg region in the process.

The aim of the residency is to develop and enhance the network between local dance artists and guests from other regions and to support the regional dance scene. To this end residency guests are expected to teach classes within the Tanzzentrale’s professional class programme. At the end of the residency a public showing of the residency result is scheduled.

The application period for 2022 has started! 

Who are we looking for?
Choreographers and dance artists worldwide who bring with them:

  • An interest in networking and exchange with the regional dance scene and and a dance-interested public
  • A willingness to teach professional class
  • The ability to present the results of the residency in the form of a public showing or in an equivalent format (workshop, podium discussion) in the studios of the Tanzzentrale of the Nuremberg region

What are we offering?

  • Unlimited use of a studio and other public areas in the Tanzzentrale for between 7 and 14 days
  • A contribution to travel and accommodation costs
  • Assistance in looking for suitable accommodation
  • Support from the Tanzzentrale with publicity, organization and technical aid
  • Exchange opportunities with local dance artists
  • Documentation (photos) of the showing
  • Possibility to take professional class

How do I apply?
It’s now possible to apply for a 2022 creative residency. Application deadline: 18 April 2022, midnight. Applications can be made by e-mail using the online application form (  You can send additional material or photos concerning your project as an attached pdf (please keep it brief). We welcome weblinks (youtube, vimeo) to your work.
Applications should be sent to and further information obtained from:, Teresa Lauterwald und Nora Hensel.

Application period: 18.03.22 – 18.04.22
Jury decision and notification: 02.05.2022
Residency periods: between June – December 2022

Call for Proposals (en) I Call for Propolsals (ger)
application form (doc) I application form (pdf)

Creative Residencies is supported by the City of Fürth and by the Bayerischer Landesverband für zeitgenössischen Tanz (BLZT) with funds of the Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Unterricht und Kultus.



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