The Artist Residency 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. 

ETC Artist Residency Programme

2020 Host Theatre Callout

Become a Host Theatre for our Artist Residency Programme

Could your theatre host an emerging artist and help them in the next stage of their career? We are looking for ETC Member Theatres for the next season of our Artist Residency Programme from January 2020.

To apply, simply fill in the short online form with information of your theatre, your project and a profile of the type of artist you would like to work with. 

For more information, download the document below or contact Alice Burrows, Project & Administrative Officer:  /  +49 30 284 41 461.


Applications for artists will open on 23 September 2019. Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to hear about our open calls. 


ETC Artist Residency 2020

Callout for host theatres for 2020 Edition




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