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: Pôtoň Theatre Residency (Slovakia)


Applcation deadline: 30th June 2017


The Pôtoň Theatre is a non-profit organization located and acting in former culture house in a small municipality of Bátovce. The Pôtoň Theatre is the only Slovak professional theatre located in the countryside. Besides its own performances, it offers a space to other Slovak and foreign artists. It provides the place for 20 residencies for more than 80 artists per year. Residencies are held since 2008. Over the years, there were more than 500 artists working in Bátovce, coming from Slovakia, CzechRepublic, Hungary, England, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Mexico. The building dispose of more than 1500 m² of working space for artists and full audio, lightning and projection equipment.

Conditions and residency descriptions

The Pôtoň Theatre team is seeking proposals from artists of visual arts, site specific projects, new medias and performing arts, including contemporary dance and physical theatre.

The residencies take place in the building of The Pôtoň Theatre in peaceful rural area of the village Bátovce. The accommodation as well as the working space if right in the theatre. The rooms are equipped with bathroom (shower, toilet). The whole building has a free Wifi. The residents have a fully equipped kitchen at their disposal. There is a grocery and pizza delivery service in the village.

The length of the residency:

  • 1 week
  • 2 weeks
  • 3 weeks
  • 1 month

Expenses covered by incoming artists:

  • Traveling expenses
  • Accommodation and working place
  • Meals

Expenses covered by accepting organization:

  • Material necessary for the creation of the work (up to 100€ per residency)
  • Production services
  • PR services
  • Administrative support (e.g: acceptance letter, letter of invitation, etc.)



Selection procedure:


Presentation of the work:

Open and public presentation

Maximum people per residency:


Maximum residencies at the same time:


Companions allowed:

  • Partners – 50% fee (10€/person/night)
  • Short-stay visit – no fee

Application process:

Application for this residency is open from 1st January to 30th June 2017 via the ONLINE FORM.

After your application is submitted, please send all the documents necessary for the selection procedure:

  • CV or biography (1-2 pages)
  • Brief motivation letter
  • Brief proposition of residency program and activities
  • Your portfolio (in pdf or link)

The documents must be sent here: [email protected]

Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

All residents will be informed about the selection decision within two weeks after the deadline.

If you need any help or information, don´t hesitate to contact our contact person on [email protected]