“ArtUniverse” in partnership with 
International University ”Global Theatre Experience” (IUGTE) have announced 

several grants for accommodation and meals

Each grant covers up to 420,00 EUR - four hundred twenty EUR 
The grant covers accommodation and three meals per day during participation in the 

Arts Oasis
International Residency for Performers in Tuscany, Italy

Information about the Project

Arts Oasis is the annual international multidisciplinary residency for performing arts practitioners from all over the world, passionate and
 inspired by movement, dance and physical theatre, interested in practical research of contemporary performance practice together with colleagues from different countries. 

The program is based at the territory of the XII century Monastery in Tuscany, Italy famous for being the place of seclusion for the legendary Dante Alighieri.

Project Dates and Location

May 25 - June 1, 2016
 - Tuscany, Italy

Selection Criteria and Eligibility

Who can apply?
  • dancers
  • choreographers
  • actors (dance theatre, physical theatre, drama theatre, musical theatre)
  • contemporary circus performers
  • movement directors, physical theatre directors
  • multidisciplinary artists inspired by movement and dance
ArtUniverse grants are awarded on a competitive basis. The applications are considered on the basis of the candidates background and previous achievements, individual experience and qualifications. Priority is given to those candidates who are able to show their reliability, potential to professional development and clear motivation to participate in contemporary performing arts processes at international level.

Grant Conditions and Policy
  • Each grant covers up to 420,00 EUR (four hundred twenty EUR). By this grant candidates can receive support for accommodation (seven nights) and three meals per day during participation in Arts Oasis program in Italy. 
  • Participants cover their own travel to the program and the tuition balance (the remaining of the total participation fee). Please visit the program web site for more details).
  • All candidates who receive ArtUniverse grant should confirm the acceptance of the grant in written form. 
  • If a candidate, who confirmed the acceptance of the grant, cancels the acceptance of the grant at the last minute, he/she may lose further eligibility for ArtUniverse support schemes in the future. 
  • All candidates who received ArtUniverse grant are supposed to attend the whole programme of the supported project: from the first day to the project-end date. 
Application Procedure

To apply for the grant, the candidate should
send the following documents to (see the list below) and
2) and 
fill out the online Application Form (for Arts Oasis program details, please visit).

Please read the grant conditions carefully before submitting your application.
  • Letter of motivation-grant application stating the project dates (Arts Oasis - May 25 - June 1, 2016) -
    describe your motivation and reasons how this program will contribute your professional development (about 250 words).
  • Detailed CV describing skills and abilities (include your date of birth).
  • Latest head shot, 2-3 additional photos.
  • Any additional material describing professional experience will be considered as advantage
    web links to past projects and performances, photo, video, reviews, articles, interviews, etc. 

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