Paid by host 

Accommodation and three meals per day.


Paid by artist 

Participation fee with accommodation in a shared twin room: 1300 EUR (early bird reduced fee)/1400 EUR. 

Participation fee with accommodation in a single room: 1400 EUR (early bird reduced fee)/1500 EUR.   


Application guidelines 

To apply for participation, please fill in the online Application Form.
The grant is awarded on a competitive basis. The applications are considered on the basis of the candidates background and previous achievements, individual experience and qualifications. Priority is given to those candidates who are able to show their reliability, potential to professional development and clear motivation to participate in contemporary performing arts processes at international level. More information about grants here.

To apply for the grant, candidates should send the following documents to [email protected] 

Letter of motivation-grant application stating the project dates - describe your motivation and reasons how the project will contribute your professional development (about 250 words).
Detailed CV describing skills and abilities (include your date of birth).
Latest head shot, 2-3 additional photos.
Any additional material describing professional experience will be considered as advantage: web links to past projects and performances, photo, video, reviews, articles, interviews, etc.





Arts Oasis is the annual international residential lab for performing arts practitioners from different countries working in various techniques, genres and styles. This creative residency is open to dancers, choreographers, actors and contemporary circus performers with professional stage experience, artists passionate and inspired by movement, dance and Physical Theatre, interested in practical research of contemporary performance practice together with colleagues from all over the world. 
Arts Oasis residency means: international epicentre for meeting like-minded artists, new discoveries and creative inspiration; safe environment for creative risks and exploring new ideas; platform for exchange and network, potential future artistic collaborations and firm creative partnerships.
The Artistic Director of Arts Oasis residency is the theatre director, choreographer and teacher, Sergei Ostrenko. During the programme participants will have opportunity to explore Ostrenko method of performer's physical training and rehearsal. Performer's physicality in the methods of Stanislavsky, Meyerhold and M.Chekhov, principles of Meyerhold's Biomechanics, Tai-chi for performers, training by method of improvisation, scene composition from exercises to performance: these are some of the elements uniquely transformed and combined in Ostrenko's teaching system.

Arts Oasis programme is highly recommended to performers interested in learning about ensemble building, structuring the rehearsal process, to clarify and hone what they already know, to get exposed to new techniques and methodologies, and ultimately, to network with practitioners from different countries and establish future creative partnerships with like-minded people. 

More information about the residency here.


Participants will stay and create together literally in the secluded "oasis" at the territory of the XII century Monastery, surrounded by the Apuan Alps and the sky-blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The name of the Monastery is mentioned by many prominent authors of Italian classical literature and is famous for being the place of seclusion for such outstanding figure as Dante Alighieri. 

Via Santa Croce
19031 Ameglia SP
+371 8205089
+371 7061800

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