Open Call

Dance/Performance Residency Programme 2020

O Rumo do Fumo

With Funding
Free / No Costs
Penha de França, Portugal


- The project must be an original work, in creation phase and yet to premiere, in the field of ​​Dance and/or Performance; - The author of the project must have created a maximum of 3 works with presentation in a professional context (this limit is applied for solo and group creations, i.e. for each author in projects with more than one author).

Number of Participants

No limit applied.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


September 07, 2020 - November 21, 2020


  • €450.00 travel budget
  • €1,000.00 stipend (one-time)


Individual Studio


No meals


Dance, Performance Art


English, Portugese

Program Description

The programme supports contemporary artistic creation, stimulating its research and development by hosting two residencies for EMERGING ARTISTS. It provides to the selected projects, one national and one international, conditions for its development during one month. O Rumo do Fumo offers: financial support, rehearsal studio, artistic counselling and organization of a work-in-progress presentation at Espaço da Penha. Residency periods: - September 7 to October 3 2020, with informal public presentation on October 2; - October 26 to November 21 2020, with informal public presentation on November 20. - Production Support Grant of 1000€ (per project); - Compensation for travel, accommodation and food expenses in the amount of 900€, to be divided amongst the select projects. Applicable for residents outside Lisbon, upon analysis and proof of expenses.

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