Language 
English, Greek
Founded 
2008
Duration 
7-10 days
Paid by host 

Accommodation and they try their best to find funding for the travel expenses of the artist.

Paid by artist 

Travel, supplies, food .

Application guidelines 

Application form.

There is an application fee of 30 euros.

Deadline 
12/11/2017

Kinitiras Studio

Kinitiras Studio

Description 

Kinitiras is an artistic network connecting professionals and amateurs through the performing arts. It was founded in 1995-96 as a dance-theatre group, called Kinitiras Dance spectacle. Kinitiras’ features that are worth to be mentioned are:

  • the emphasis on diversity of performers and other collaborators,
  • the participation in European programs and festivals in Greece and abroad,
  • the approach in education and its proposals in this area through the performing arts,
  • the emphasis on research and intercultural through the establishment of Kinitiras Studio, the first Residency Centre for performing arts in Greece,
  • the sustainability and growth in periods with different challenges,
  • the participation character that goes further than local and professional boundaries.

Kinitiras has created the project EK PLIXI which brought dance into the school and especially in primary education. Since 2010 Kinitiras has established the In Progress-Feedback Festival for young artists as well as contest performances through which young artists have emerged with influential contribution in the cultural map of the country. Finally, Kinitiras Choreography Lab, creating a multicultural environment, has been an important innovation within the dance sector in Greece and internationally from 2011 to 2014.

Kinitiras is the first Residency Centre for performing arts in the city of Athens and it is located in the historical area of Acropolis. Offering small scale residencies for artists and theorists from all over the world, they encourage research, development and presentation of works in progress.They have created an inspiring environment to promote multicultural understanding that allows innovation and creativity to flourish. Kinitiras also holds lectures and workshops given by an international group of artists and theorists aiming to bring the community closer to the performing arts.

Outcome 

Sharing of the artist’s work in the end of the project is optional.

Accommodation Information 

It is offered for free by the studio: loft inside the studio which has a private bathroom and a kitchenette. The artist literally lives inside the studio and often has to adjust his/her program to the studio’s program. Outside the studio the artist has to pay for his/her accommodation.

Studio Information 

One space of approximately 100m2 with wooden floor. Sound and Lighting facilities. Free Internet access. Projector.

Address: 
Erehthiou 22
11742 Athens
Greece
Telephone 
302109248328

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