Variable, not exceeding 4 weeks for collective residencies.

La Chartreuse

La Chartreuse

Centre national des écritures du spectacle - CNES


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.

Accommodation Information 

The artists are housed in the former Carthusian fathers' houses. It has hermitages kinds of compounds with an enclosed garden. The House is divided into cells, studios, and rooms with kitchenettes.

Studio Information 

Workspaces include meeting rooms, a dance studio, an auditorium, two multipurpose rooms and work spaces suitable for work presentations, readings, performances.

Technical Information 

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), dance studio and performance space.

Here you can read more about the project from Iva Brdar, developed in the residency and supported by i-Portunus, EU Mobility Scheme for artists and cultural professionals.

La Chartreuse,
BP 30
30404 Villeneuve Avignon cedex
+33 901 52 424
+33 902 57 621

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