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Stonington Artist Residency – Application Deadline October 1

The Harbor Residency at Opera House Arts for theatre artists and ensemblesDeadline 10-01-2016

Residencies are available for individuals and groups of artists creating works of theatre, performance, dance, film and opera, including but not limited to playwrights, theatre companies, collaborative ensembles and performance artists.

Resident artists will receive free rehearsal space, space to create and accommodations through the The Harbor Residency and, in exchange, will have opportunities to engage with our year-round community and ongoing educational programs.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis, with residencies offered January through May for periods of time to be determined by the needs of the projects.

Residencies may overlap depending on the scope and requirements of participating artists.

Initial Proposal
For the initial proposal, all candidates must submit the following to director@operahousearts.org

A one-page letter of intent, addressing the following questions:

Provide a brief description of the artist or artistic group applying for the residency. Information about previous work, history of the company or individuals involved and aims of the project are required.
Indicate your proposed timeline for the residency, including both the length of stay and the ideal time of year.
If applicable, please provide a brief history of any work you have done on the piece you are proposing, as well as any information about future plans for the project.
An artistic CV or resume, as appropriate.

Depending on the number of applications we receive, we may have overlapping residencies –
please note in your application if you would benefit from having other artists in residence with you.
Proposals are accepted on a rolling schedule. We hope to respond to your proposal within three weeks of receiving it.

If we feel there is a good match between your initial application and the mission and values of Opera House Arts, we will reach out to set up a conversation about your proposed training and residency program. Conversations can be held either at the Opera House, or via Skype.

Residency outline and timeline
Following the meeting, artists will be asked to submit a complete residency proposal with a detailed schedule (including potential outlines for both education and community residency components) and support materials.