Disciplines: Dance, Literature, Music, Performing Arts, Sculpture, Theatre
Duration: The duration is variable, depending on the convenience of the artists and the availability of the Chartreuse.
Application Guidelines and Criteria:
It must be sent by postal mail only to:
Francis de Banes Gardonne, CEO
30404 Villeneuve Avignon cedex
Chartreuse is a place of residence for authors and for directors and choreographers working on a research phase and writing in pre-production. Artists from other disciplines (musicians, visual artists, filmmakers, architects …) and researchers can be accommodated in the monastery when they are part of the work of a company, or when called within the program activities of the Charterhouse (conferences, exhibitions, entertainment heritage, events, territorial actions …).
Chartreuse welcomes both established artists as well as emerging artists.
The artists are housed in the former Carthusian fathers’ houses. It has hermitages kinds of compounds with enclosed garden. The House is divided into cells, studios, rooms.
Cells, studios and rooms have kitchenettes.
Workspaces include meeting rooms, a dance studio, an auditorium, two multipurpose rooms and work spaces suitable for work presentations, readings, performances.
It includes a background of 8,000 books, devoted to the performing arts, and especially contemporary dramatic repertoire – the history of writing and to changes in writing, as well as new media (books in French and English).
Applicants can be notified either by email or mail.
For further information please contact:
Sylvie Viaut, responsible homes, at 04 90 15 24 15
Deadline: – February 1 for residences from September to December of that year – July 31 for residences from January to June of the following year