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Regional Dance Space Residency

Announcing two, Regional Dance Space Residencies on the Sunshine Coast.

LJ Projects is pleased to offer studio space free of charge to professional and independent dance and theatre artists in all stages of their career.  This supportive residency is to give opportunities for dance practitioners the time and space to create, investigate and evolve what fuels their current creative practice.

LJ projects is particularly interested allowing artists to develop their work no matter what stage they are in their process. Artists who reflect the development of current contemporary practices and who seek to advance the field of dance and movement.

There is the opportunity to accommodate visiting practitioners to the region on site.


 LJ Projects is offering a new residency programme that aims to support dance artists in innovative dance making to offer space to create and develop work. 

The residency involves a two week rehearsal period with an optional showing at the end of the development.

There are two available residency slots that may be applied for throughout the year. 




Application Open: 23rd January 

Application Deadline: 24th October




Option 1: 17th April 28th April 

Option 2: 16th October - 27th October 


Location: 1 Amaroo Avenue Nambour 4560 

Times: 9am-3pm 

Monday - Friday


Whats on offer:


  • 2 weeks free studio space during business hours Monday to Friday.

  • The opportunity to host a showing of work (however, a showing is not a prerequisite)

  • Feedback session post residency

  • Promotion of the artist in LJ Projects social media channels.

  • Opportunity to present works in progress in front of a public audience. 

  • Full facilities including wifi

  • 12 x 14 metres, tarquett floor, high ceilings, on site parking, wifi, sound and video equipment,

  • There is the opportunity to accommodate visiting practitioners to the region on site.



Stipulations and requirements affecting residency program:

  • Unable to provide artists with a living stipend or funds not detailed in this description.

  • During the stay, the choreographer should be self-reliant in terms of planning and actualizing their project.

  • The artist is responsible to secure insurance for their residency period. 

  • All work must be appropiate within a studio space on a tarkett flooring. 





Send your expression of interest through to including: 

  • ​Short Bio (Max 100 words)

  • Brief description of what you hope to achieve during this residency 

  • Current CV or career biography (max 2 pages) 

  • Links to documentation of recent, relevant work (videos, website)

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