International Theatre and Dance Residencies in Germany

Many artists' houses in Germany support international professional theatre-makers, directors, dramatists, dancers and choreographers by making accommodation, studios and – frequently – working grants available to them for a limited time.

Atelierwohnung im Baldreit, Baden-Baden; Copyright: Schul-, Kultur- und Sportamt der Stadt Baden-Baden

Baldreit Scholarship, Baden-Baden

Every year the city of Baden-Baden awards the Baldreit Scholarship to an author, fine arts scholar or composer. The city provides the scholar with a studio apartment for one year rent-free. More...
Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart; Copyright: Akademie Schloss Solitude

Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart

The Akademie Schloss Solitude has been sponsoring young international artists with residential scholarships since 1990. The idea of the Academy is to serve as a platform for scientific and artistic exchange, which takes place in the late Baroque castle in Stuttgart. More...
ZKM Institut für Musik und Akustik, Karlsruhe; Copyright: ZKM

ZKM – Centre for Art and Media, Karlsruhe

The ZKM was founded in 1989 with the aim of handling the theory and practice of combining the arts with new media. More...
Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus (Kebbel-Villa) in Schwandorf, Bayern; Copyright: Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus

Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus, Schwandorf

The Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus I (Kebbel-Villa), built in 1890 as residential accommodation, is used as a cultural facility for the town of Schwandorf for exhibitions in the field of fine arts, as well as for concerts, theatre, readings and lectures. More...
Villa Löwenpalais in Grunewald, Berlin; Copyright: Stiftung Starke

Starke Foundation, Berlin

In 1998 in the Villa Löwenpalais in Grunewald, Berlin's former Artists' Colony, Jörg Peter Starke established the eponymous Foundation. Primarily young talented artists are supported in a wide-ranging sponsorship concept. More...
Schloss Genshagen

Schloß Genshagen

The Genshagen Foundation promotes international understanding and dialogue in the fields of politics, business, science, scholarship and culture with a view to deepening German-French cooperation in Europe, particularly with their Eastern European neighbours. More...
Das neue Haus von fabrik Potsdam; Copyright: fabrik Potsdam/ Foto: Jan Stradtmann

fabrik Potsdam

"Tanzplan Potsdam: Artists in Residence – Teaching and Research Programme from fabrik Potsdam" is a new "Artists' Houses Programme" in Brandenburg. More...
Eine Ansicht Kampnagels, Hamburg; Copyright:Kerstin Evert / Fotograf: Markus Both

Tanzplan Hamburg

The aim of Tanzplan Hamburg is to bolster contemporary dance in Hamburg. Its main focuses are on the fields of qualification and making contact and on improving the production opportunities for people working in dance. More...
Frankfurter Mousonturm; Copyright:Jörg Baumann

Frankfurter Mousonturm

The Mousonturm art house is theatre, production and communications site for international artists in all disciplines. More...
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schloss bröllin e.V. , Fahrenwalde

Schloss Bröllin, international art research location, ist ein Produktionsort und Produzent für zeitgenössischen Tanz und interdisziplinäre Theaterprojekte. More...
Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop; Fotografin: Gerlinde Creutzburg

Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop

The Lukas Artists' Residence is situated in Ahrenshoop, which is on the Baltic coast of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It sponsors professional artists in the fields of fine arts, literature, dance and composition by awarding residential and exchange scholarships. More...
Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop; Fotografin: Gerlinde Creutzburg

Künstlerhof Schreyahn, Lüchow

The Künstlerhof Schreyahn scholars' residence in Lower Saxony has been offering scholars' residencies for two authors and two composers since it was founded in 1979. More...
Künstlerhäuser Worpswede, Ateliers Barkenhoff; Fotografin: Anne Frechen; Copyright: Künstlerhäuser Worpswede

Künstlerhäuser Worpswede

More than 400 artists from around 35 countries have been guests of the Künstlerhäuser Worpswede (Worpswede Artists' Residences) since it was founded in 1971. More...
Deutsches Forum für Figurentheater und Puppenspielkunst in Bochum (dfp)

Deutsches Forum für Figurentheater und Puppenspielkunst, International Scholarship "Researcher in Residence"

The German Center for Puppetry Art in Bochum invites scholars and interested artists (such as puppeteers, writers and directors) to continue their study of puppetry arts in Bochum. More...
PACT Zollverein Essen; Copyright:Georg Schreiber

PACT Zollverein Essen

PACT Zollverein is an international centre for performing arts with the focus on dance. It combines the idea of an international theatre, an artistic centre and an institute for research and development and works without a permanent ensemble. More...
Torbogen Heinrich Böll-Haus Langenbroich, Düren; Copyright: Heinrich Böll-Haus Langenbroich

Heinrich Böll-Haus Langenbroich, Düren

Artists from politically repressed and economically disadvantaged countries are given an opportunity to carry out their work away from state control and economic pressure at the Heinrich Böll-Haus Langenbroich. More...
Künstlerdorf Schöppingen; Fotograf: Heinz Kock; Copyright: Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen

Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Foundation

The Künstlerdorf (Artists’ Village) Schöppingen near the Dutch border supports international authors and fine arts scholars with residential scholarships, of which 15 awards are made each year for each discipline. More...
Denkmalschmiede Höfgen, Grimma; Fotografin: Rosemarie Fret; Copyright: Denkmalschmiede Höfgen GmbH

Denkmalschmiede Höfgen, Grimma

The Denkmalschmiede Höfgen near Leipzig awards residential scholarships to authors, composers, fine arts scholars, and students of natural sciences and humanities within the framework of national and international sponsorship programmes. More...
Künstler- und Stipendiatenhaus Salzwedel; Copyright: Kreisverwaltung Altmarkkreis Salzwedel

Künstlerhaus Salzwedel

he Scholars’ House, in the historic town centre of the half-timbered town of Salzwedel, offers a facility for events and exhibitions for artists from the fields of fine arts, literature and music (composition), as well as rooms in which to live and work. More...
Künstlerhaus Eckernförde; Copyright: Schleswig-Holsteinisches Künstlerhaus e.V.

Künstlerhaus Eckernförde

Since 1998, the Artists’ Residence in Schleswig-Holstein has been in an old brick building in the town centre of Eckernförde, not far from the Baltic Sea. More...
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Goethe-Institut Residencies

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“Space for new perspectives” – Information about residencies around the globe

Touring Artists

Information for international artists who want to come to Germany.