St Albans Community Centre / Bowery Theatre

Room To Move Residency 2020

What is the Room to Move Residency?

A residency program supported by Brimbank City Council’s Arts and Culture team that provides the Bowery Theatre dance studio in-kind to individual artists and small collectives for training, rehearsal and/or experimentation without the expectation of creating a new arts product. This opportunity suits dancers, choreographers, physical theatre artists, and other body/movement based artists.

Key dates:

Applications open: 1 February 2020

Application Due Date: This is a rolling application process – applications are accepted anytime up until 1 August 2020. Applications are assessed as they are received.

Successful residencies can commence: from March 2020

Residencies End: December 2020

What’s on offer?

Up to four residencies will be awarded.

The Room to Move residency offers:

  • One 4 hour booking per week in the dance studio at no charge
  • $500 towards project costs
  • Promotion of the artist / collective through council communication channels
  • Potential opportunities to participate in STACC / Bowery events
  • Potential support with connecting with other groups/organisations/funding bodies/presenters

The Room To Move Residency encourages:

  • Opportunities to undertake process-driven arts practice and risk taking in making new, contemporary performance works/processes/ensembles;
  • Artistic and career development opportunities for artists;
  • Opportunities to increase community reach and engagement;
  • The development of work/arts practice that is reflective of the cultural diversity of Brimbank
  • Artistic merit in the presentation/development of new work/processes that positions the Bowery and STACC as a place that nurtures artists and bold ideas.

For more information, guildelines and how to apply visit

Nathan Stoneham
Community and Creative Partnerships Officer
P: 9249 4600


Saturday 1 February, 2020
Saturday 1 August, 2020
St Albans Community Centre
Venue Address
33 Princess Street, St Albans

Melbourne ,

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