O Rumo do Fumo > Residency Programme for Dance and Performing Artists (Portugal)


Based in Lisbon, O Rumo do Fumo is a creation, production, national and international tour managing, research, teaching and recently programming structure in the field of contemporary dance.

The O Rumo do Fumo residency programme supports contemporary artistic creation, stimulating its research and development by hosting two residencies for emerging artists. Over one month, O Rumo do Fumo offers selected projects:

- 1000€ stipend for each project and then 900€ refund for travel/accommodation/food expenses that is divided between the two selected projects,

- a rehearsal studio, artistic counselling, and organisation of a work-in-progress presentation at O Rumo do Fumo's own space, Espaço da Penha.

Residency periods:

  • 7 September – 3 October 2020, with informal public presentation on 2 October.

  • 26 October – 21 November 2020, with informal public presentation on 20 November.


  • The project must be an original work, in the creation phase and yet to premiere, in the field of dance and/or performance.

  • The author of the project must have created a maximum of 3 works presented in a professional context (this limit is applied for each author in projects that have more than one author).

Deadline: 7 June 2020

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