Summer 2024 Artist Residency Programme

Summer 2024 Artist Residency Programme

Image Credit: Tess Letham & Vasco Pedro Mirine by Amy Sinead Photography, as part of the Artistic Development Week presented by Dance Base & Edinburgh International Festival, with support from British Council, 2023


Deadline: Wednesday 31 January 2024, 11:00am

Throughout the year Dance Base offer a series of paid residencies to professional dance artists, choreographers and companies who are based in Scotland to develop their work in a supportive, well equipped, and welcoming space. We are now accepting applications for the Summer Term of our Paid Artist Residency Programme which will run from 15 April – 28 June 2024.

Each residency provides:

  • A studio space at our home in Edinburgh on a weekly basis, Monday – Friday
  • Funds that cover the residency budget provided at application and an additional access budget to support any requirements
  • The opportunity to share and discuss your practice with the Dance Base team, your peers and the wider dance sector.

We strive to support artists at each stage of their career and welcome applications for proposals at all levels.



Deadline for submissions: Wednesday 31 January 11:00am
Panel Meeting: Thursday 8 February
Artists Informed: on the week of Monday 12 February
Autumn Residency Programme: 15 April – 28 June 2024


To find out more, please download our Application Pack below and complete the Online Application Form to apply.


If you are reading this and wondering if it is for you then please do read on! If you have any questions or need some assistance with your application our team are here to help, please just get in touch by emailing Kirsty Somerville, Head of Professional Programme,