Individual residency is open for any grant-holding writer. Collective residency is open for artists, writers, searchers who work with theater professionals and/or mix different artistic disciplines. Grant-holding writers engaged on projects piloted directly by the National Centre for Drama Writing will usually be entitled to a longer period of residence because of the nature of their project, which must be related to a specific theme such as comedy, writing for a young audience, writing for opera…
Send your application via postal mail only, to
François de Banes Gardonne, directeur général
30404 Villeneuve Avignon cedex
Find out here how to apply (in French).
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 ...).
Residencies can be either individual or collective (companies, rehearsals, pre-production). 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.
Library: 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).
danse studio, performance space