The programme supports the contemporary artistic creation, stimulating its research and development by hosting two residencies for EMERGING ARTISTS. It provides to the selected projects conditions for its development during one month. O Rumo do Fumo offers: rehearsal studio during 4 weeks, 1.000€ grant, partial reimbursement of logistics expenses, artistic counselling and organization of a work-in-progress presentation at Espaço da Penha.


Artistic Residency dates

  • August 08 to September 02 2022, with an informal public presentation on September 02 2022
  • October 02 to October 28 2022, with an informal public presentation on October 28 2022.

General requirements

  • The project must be an original work, in creation phase and yet to premiere, in the field of Dance and/or Performance;
  • Each author of the project must have created a maximum of 3 works with presentation in a professional context;
  • Presentation of the project, including identification, description, objectives to be achieved, biographies of the interveners, planned calendar and mention of other existing supports;
  • Submission of videos from previous projects;
  • Accepted application languages: Portuguese and English.
 Regulation PT
 Form PT 

Applications will only be accepted until June 19 2022 at 11.59 PM (Daylight Savings Time Lisbon, GMT +1) submitted through the application form fully filled, which includes the acceptance of the programme rules and regulations and the Privacy Policy.

The final results will be announced from July 1 2022.