The Artists in Residence Programme supports emerging theatre artists by offering new perspectives and professional artistic experiences in a European public theatre. The programme aims at establishing a generation of European artists who will shape Europe’s artistic and social future. 

The third edition offers scholarships during the 2019/2020 season at ETC Member Theatres. The selected participants join the creative team of a theatre production process as assistant or second assistant directors during a scholarship of up to six weeks between January and May 2020. Moreover, the ETC Artist Residency Programme is also a chance for theatre staff members to gain insights into the independent European theatre scene, supporting international cooperation. All scholars are invited to the ETC International Theatre Conference in Graz/Austria, providing networking possibilities among each other and within the European theatre community. 

Open Call

7 Placements for Emerging Theatre Artists in 2020

The third edition of the ETC Artists in Residence Programme offers 7 scholarships for emerging stage directors and dramaturges for a duration of 4 to 8 weeks, between December 2019 and June 2020, at ETC Member Theatres.

Applications are now closed.


For further inquiries or additional information, please contact the ETC Office.

Alice Burrows – Project and Administrative Officer
+49 (0)30 28 441 461



Photo: Bang, Artists in Residence 2019 at “Marin Sorescu” National Theatre of Craiova ©Albert Dobrin

Albert Dobrin

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