At Danscentrum Syd we have a total of fifteen residencies this year:

  • Four studio residencies. Two residencies for members of Danscentrum Syd and two open for all.
  • Nine international duo residencies for a dance artist based anywhere in Sweden, together with international guest from any art field, in cooperation with Konstnärsnämnden/Swedish arts grants committee. No need to be a member to apply for this.
  • Two International Dance Program residencies for an international dance artist, in cooperation with Konstnärsnämnden/Swedish arts grants committee. Artist selected by Danskollegium Skåne, that is organising the residencies at Danscentrum Syd, Dansstationen and Skånes Dansteater.


Autumn and spring residencies are open to mainly swedish dance artists and winter and summer residencies are for members of Danscentrum Syd only.

The studio residencies apply free studio time in the middle studio (10 x 10,5 meter), equipped with sound system, lights, dance mat and mirrors. You also get the possibility of photography and to book technique from Teknikpoolen. In connection to the studio there is also wi-fi, kitchen, dressing rooms ans showers.

At the end of the residency period there is an open showing where the resident choreographers are sharing parts of their work in the form of work-in-progress and a short discussion.

Applications are made with a project description (not more than one A4) and a motivation letter (not more than one A4). Send your application to

Next opportunity: SPRING RESIDENCY 20/4 – 30/4 2020

Application is open 3/2 – 3/3 2020

Open showing 30/4


These new international residencies are created in cooperation with Konstnärsnämnden, and imply that a Sweden based dance artist can invite an international artist from any art field to work together for two weeks. Both parts get payed through a scholarship (10 000 sek per person) during the work period and the travelling artist get travel and hotel expenses covered.

Studio is arranged by Danscentrum Syd in Malmö or Skåne, and you also have the possibility to use technique from Teknikpoolen and to get photo documentation of the residency.

Find more information about the application here. Application deadline for residency period during 2020 has passed.

Next application opens 2/6 2020, with deadline 19/8 2020 for residencies during spring 2021.

Read more here!


At Danscentrum Syd we organise two residencies for international artists (KID), with activities for our local artists to interact and get inspired. The artist is invited by Skånes Danskollegium.

Read about previous KID residencies here.

Since 2009 Konstnärsnämnden in Sweden runs international residencies through the organisation Danskollegiet in Malmö. This is constituted by the organisations Danscentrum Syd, Dansstationen, Skånes Dansteater, Memory Wax, Inkonst and Rachel Tess.

Each residency last for two weeks in the studio spaces of Danscentrum Syd and Dansstationen or Skånes Dansteater. Resident choreographers are also given opportunities to show work in progress in different scenes in Malmö.

We have had the pleasure of inviting great choreografers, including: Maura Morales, Silvia Gribaudi, Emma Murray, Seydou Boro, Clarie Cunningham, Peter Jasko, Sun A Lee, Wendy Houstoun, Rodrigo Sobarzo, Hela Fattoumi & Eric Lamoureux, Kaori Ito, TalDans, Michael Jahoda, Erna Ómarsdóttir & Valdimar Jóhannsson and more.

During all residencies at Danscentrum Syd, daily training is open for free for the artist that is granted the residency, if this person doesn’t already have a term card. However, during the summer months there is no daily training.