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ARTISTIC RESIDENCY 2024 - Aerial circus, Aerial Dance

La Volière (FRA)

Call for participation

La Volière is happy to launch its second call for projects to host artistic residencies in 2024 in the field of Aerial Circus and Aerial Dance!

La Volière

La Volière is a 400m2 space with a 8m at the highest point, designed to host aerial artistic project and is fully equipped to offer optimal conditions to create in a safe space. Various professionals equipment’s are available on site: audio ENG system, apparatus (silks, ropes, straps, trapeze, hoop..., etc.

The space offers various amenities to hosted teams : fully equipped kitchen, meeting and office shared room, lounges areas, 2 changing rooms, Wifi access... The space is accessible by public transport (the train station is 200m away and the International Airport of Nantes is 1h away from La Volière).

With this call, La Volière aims to identify and support emerging artists in the field of aerial circus and/or aerial dance by supporting original artistic forms. The teams of the selected projects will be offered free use of the creation space to work on their creative process and/or to finalize their creative project. A financial contribution is offered to selected projects.

👇 Download the detailed program and practical information at the bottom of the page 👇

Eligibility criteria

The call for projects aims to support young emerging artists whose projects are in the process of being structured.

  • Projects can be submitted by an artist, a company, a production or distribution office
  • They may come from artists or organizations from around the world
  • The artistic aesthetic of the project must be contemporary, connected to aerial circus and/or aerial dance
  • Proposals should be small artistic forms and not be technically challenging to be installed.
  • The artistic project can be developed for exterior or interior

The Project must:

  • Be a maximum of 3 persons to host on site
  • Be aged between 18-35 y.o
  • Engaged in a professional path
  • Justify of a professional artistic activity
  • Speak French and/or English
  • No nationality criteria is in place. Le Volière can help with the visa application process.


👉 Apply here

The deadline to submit projects is February 9th 2024.