Open Call for the 2022 International Program

The open call for the 2022 International Program, which supports projects and activities related to contemporary performing arts, has been announced.

Ⅰ International Project Support Program (for medium to long term collaboration projects)

Deadline for requesting an application form: October 14, 2021

→Program Guidelines: International Program 2022

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Online Research Residency 2021/22

The Saison Foundation is a private grant-making foundation established by Seiji Tsutsumi in July 1987. The foundation supports projects and activities related to contemporary Japanese theater and dance. In order to increase the visibility of contemporary Japanese performing arts on a worldwide level, The Saison Foundation awards grants and priority use of its rehearsal/workshop and residence facilities at Morishita Studio in Tokyo.

This program supports creative research for international dance/performance/interdisciplinary artists who are expected to play an important role in the international performing arts scene, with aims to build an international network for contemporary performing arts and to enhance mutual understanding.
Online Research Residency offers artistic development opportunities to research and spend time building links with the other participating artists.

For details, please see the following program guidelines.

– Online residency period: November 10, 2021, and February 10, 2022
– Grant: 350,000 yen (JPY)
– 5 international artists will be selected for this online research residency including a Japanese artist

[Online Research Residency]

2021 Online Research Residency Program Guidelines

Please find out more about our current and past programs at our website.
Saison Artist in Residence
Online Research Residency 2020/21

The Saison Foundation extends its sincere gratitude to the following Legal Entity Support members and for their generous contributions (as of March 2023/in alphabetical order):