From mid AUGUST TO DECEMBER 2018 PACT Zollverein is offering a residency programme for the development and realisation of projects and productions, which is open to professional artists from both Germany and abroad working in the fields of dance, performance and media art. Residencies are planned individually and include a working space and local accommodation as well as financial support in the form of a weekly grant allowance and travel costs. By arrangement and subject to requirement, PACT Zollverein also offers its residents technical support.

A residency can incorporate the following:

  • Studio space (from 69 to 173 sq. m.)
  • Local accommodation (max. 6 people)
  • Weekly grant allowance for all of the residency project participants (max. 6 people)
  • Travel costs covering one journey only per participant to and from PACT Zollverein (subject to prior agreement)
  • echnical equipment (by arrangement and subject to availability)
  • Stage rehearsals with professional technical supervision and support (by arrangement and subject to availability)
  • Professional advice in: Project funding, project management, press and public relations
We only accept residency applications submitted via our online residency application process. To access the online application form please go to:
Closing date for applications: 27th of November 2017 at 5pm (CET)
All complete applications received by this date will be considered and you will be informed of the panel’s decision by e-mail.
PACT Zollverein / Choreographisches Zentrum NRW and its residency programme are supported by the Ministry for Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and the City of Essen. Tanzlandschaft Ruhr is supported by the Kultur Ruhr GmbH.


For further information contact:
PACT Zollverein
Residencies 2/2018
Simone Graf
Bullmannaue 20a
D-45327 Essen
T. +49 (0)201.289 47 12
F. +49 (0)201.289 47 01