Applications are now open, closing midnight Tuesday 12 July 2022

For performing arts projects in the early stages of development, artists receive rehearsal space time without the pressure of an outcome. 

Residency includes
      • 1 or 2 weeks of rehearsal studio time at City of Sydney Creative Studios
      • $1300 stipend per project
      • Access to Brand X technicians and equipment
      • Invitation-only showing at the end of the residency period

Artists are welcome to build on collaborations, generate new ideas, transition from page or early formation onto the floor, explore a new direction in practice or project, workshop the potentials of a new design element or delve into the early creative development of a new work.

Applications are welcome from artists working in all performing arts disciplines including theatre, dance, physical theatre, performance art or multi-art forms.

Key Dates

Applications Open: 8 June 2022

Applications Close: Midnight Tuesday 12 July 2022

Studio Inspections for Shortlisted Artists (if required): Week ending 26 August 2022

Outcome Notifications: Week ending 2 September 2022

First residency begins: Monday 12 September 2022

Brand X is committed to providing a safe space for diversity and accessibility. If you have access requirements, or for any other enquiries please contact [email protected] 



Eager to explore your concept? Venue hire starts from $17/hour - Book space to develop your practice. 

Image Credit: Plastic Bag Performance, Opening of City of Sydney Creative Studios operated by Brand X, 2022. Photograph by Matt Lambley.