Seminar on international performance residencies

For one whole day we will focus on international residencies and the impact it has on developing performing art from various perspectives. The day will be packed with key note speakers, cases, perspectives, insights, knowledge sharing and inspiration!

The Seminar will focus on sharing of experiences and knowledge with case studies of RESA – Dansehallerne, Residency Centre – Bora Bora – dans og visuelt teater and Metropolis Residency Programfrom both organizational and artistic perspectives.



10.00:  Welcome

10.10:  Who are we? (participants presentation)

11.00:  Case presentations of International Residency Programs

Metropolis Residency Program

Bora Bora Residency Centre

Dansehallerne RESA


12.15:  Q&A for Cases

12.45:  Lunch

13.15:  Matthias Quabbe / Dramaturge & Prod. Manager at K3|Tanzplan Hamburg
Since 2007 Matthias has been in charge of the K3 Residency Program, international cooperation projects et al. He will share konwledge and learnings from the K3 Residency Program.

14.15:  Artists in Residency: Process and reflections on the future

15.30:  Break

15.45: Peter Kirkhoff Eriksen / Senior project manager at Bikubenfonden
Bikubenfonden’s strategies on development of stage art through support to residencies.

16.05:  Workshop
What exeperiences and points would participants highlight of today’s seminar from the Residency Centres, Artists and Supporters?

17.00:  Workshop sharing

17.20- 17.30:  End of day



Bora Bora – Residency Centre: Bora Bora Residency Centre is an international residency center, based in Aarhus, with a focus on artistic and economically sustainable production conditions and development, for professional artists within the field of contemporary dance.

Dansehallerne – RESA: Dansehallerne has invited a European network of arts organisations, academic research platforms and artist-driven venues active in the field of choreography, to design a pilot programme dedicated to experienced, mid-career choreographers conducting research with own artistic practice as its base and object, aiming for deepened insights, knowledge and collegial exchange needed for artistic development and sustainability in the field.

Metropolis Residencies: Metropolis Residency is a unique international urban residency programme in Copenhagen aimed at performing artists with an interdisciplinary approach, researching, creating and producing in public space and the public realm.


Price: Free. Please note that we will charge a now show fee of DDK 250

Venue: Nordatlantisk hus, Odense

Target group: The Seminar is open to everyone with an interest in performance residencies either as artist or organization.

Registration no later than November 20.