Live and create new work for 1 – 3 months in Lake Studios Berlin dance production space. Just 20 min by public transport from the city center.

Applications now accepted for the months of January – December 2016.

Deadline for application: rolling applications

Where: Lake Studios Berlin, Berlin Germany

When: January – December 2016


Live and create new work for 1 – 3 months in Lake Studios Berlin’s dance production space. Just 20 mins by public transport from the city center

Applications now accepted for the months of January – December 2016.

dance-tech artist in residency in Berlin offers to international interdisciplinary movement and media artists the possibility to live and make art in a peaceful artist run working, living and performance space in Berlin, Germany. The artists will enjoy the recently opened Lake Studios Berlin, a unique living and creative working space with fast connection into the exciting creative center of Berlin and with the advantage of the quiet beauty of Müggelsee lake and a forest at only 5 minute walk for depth concentration on research, creative process and swim in summer months. The resident artist will enjoy a private apartment and access to a dance space with sprung wooden floors. Lake Studios Berlin is primarily a working space for 8 diverse movement artists with the need to go deeper into their work and practice. It is an experience of collaborative living and creation, and the resident will have the opportunity of artistic exchange as well as access to inside information about the dance scene in Berlin.

This is a self generated residency and it is is conceived as an independent collaboration between dance-tech and Lake Studios Berlin as a way to facilitate alternative and affordable spaces for independent artists and creative researchers.

The applicants must be a member The selected artists will pay his/her transportation expenses and will pay between 500 – 700 Euros (depending on the type of accomodation) per month to cover costs. Second person may be accomodated for an additional fee of 150€. Limited work-study may be a possibility.

Residency includes:

–  up to 100 hours of studio space per month divided between both studios

–  Technical equipment (beamer, mixer, sound system, sound recorder, video camera, electric piano, microphone, and some simple light equipment)

–  access to a small dance library/study room with computer for editing work.

–  access to a wood workshop in the back for set design, and artist atelier for working with media, sewing machine, etc.

–  free morning trainings / movement research classes

–  Possibility to teach classes, workshops and/or organize a performance or work-in-progress showing at the end of the residency period.

–  Possibility to present work in our “Unfinished Fridays” series (with application)

–  2 hours of remote online coaching with Marlon Barrios Solano.

–  The artists will be featured and can blog about their process on for the months of the residency.

Organisers: Lake Studios Berlin and Dance TECH
Location: Lake Studios Berlin, Scharnweberstrasse 27, DE-12587 Berlin

How to apply:
Please send information about the work you plan to engage in, the months you are applying for, and your CV/ video material to:

Contact details

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