East European Performing Arts Platform (EEPAP) supports the
development of contemporary performing arts (dance and theatre)
in 18 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

Call for applications - 2015 Print Art On Stage Residency Program (Vilnius, Lithuania)


deadline: April 27, 2015

residency duration: 1-4 weeks  (June-August 2015)

available funding: studio, travel expenses and accommodation



Arts Printing House offers a residency program to professional international artists in the Contemporary Performing Arts field: Contemporary Circus, Theatre, Dance. It also opens the residency to producers of performing arts: art directors, festival programmers or managers working in this field. Our Artist in Residence Program  is aimed to encourage and strengthen the interaction between Lithuanian artists and guests from other countries.


We offer: 1-4 weeks residency (June-August) at the Arts Printing House. We provide a free studio, cover travel expenses and accommodation. However, all other expenses such as living costs, materials, insurance and local transport costs in the city must be covered by the artists themselves or through funds of the artists’ home countries. The residency takes place at Arts Printing House, lively and diverse contemporary culture venue situated in the Old Town of Vilnius.



Contemporary Performing Arts: Contemporary Circus, Theatre, Dance, Administrative



Arts Printing House (or Menu spaustuve in Lithuanian) is a unique creative phenomenon in the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, a vibrant performing arts venue and a meeting place for artistic souls. Established in a former printing house dating back to 1805, it produced a different kind of layouts, typecasts and linotypes – those that help develop a new understanding of creativity within the modern society. Arts Printing house is a non-profit artist-run space based in the old town of Vilnius. Arts Printing House strives to bring about change and is the first infrastructural complex for creative industries in Lithuania. Our vision is to collect different types of independent performing arts projects into one place and allow them to share their artistic vision with the audience. Now the place is open up as a performing arts centre with 2 venues, 3 rehearsal spaces, offices for the young non-governmental organizations and resource library.



(preferably) 1-4 weeks, 4-8 working hours per day


Paid by artist:

Food, working material, health insurance.


Paid by host:

Travel costs (economic fares – concrete travels and costs must be confirmed by Arts Printing House), accommodation for up to 5 persons, rehearsal studio, wireless Internet connection in the building, access to the library.


Accommodation information:

Accommodation space will be arranged within a walking distance from the Arts Printing House in a apartment or a hotel. Rooms might have to be shared. Single rooms can be arranged for an additional price.


Application Guidelines and Criteria:

Please send the application form + CV to: [email protected]

APPLICATION FORM (download here or ask [email protected])