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International artist residencies

The CCI is building relationships in order to broaden the profile of artists that spend time at the CCI. This will allow Irish artists to spend time with their international contemporaries… conversations start over a cup of coffee and can lead to the most exciting collaborations.

The CCI is building relationships in order to broaden the profile of artists that spend time at the CCI. This will allow Irish artists to spend time with their international contemporaries… conversations start over a cup of coffee and can lead to the most exciting collaborations.

International Residency for Theatre-makers in association with The Abbey Theatre

The Abbey Theatre is supporting a 1-month residency for a theatre-maker to develop their practice as part of an international residency opportunity in the CCI from 20 November to 20 December 2024.

Two other national theatres/festivals will also support two theatre-makers who will reside in the CCI during the same period. The residency will include networking opportunities for all three theatre-makers. Our international partners are the Camões – Centro Cultural Português (Paris) and Teatro Nacional Dona Maria II (Portugal), and the Centre Culturel Hellénique (Paris) and National Theatre of Greece (Athens).

For Irish or Ireland-based candidates:
If you are interested in applying and available during the time period indicated, please tick the box ‘International Residency for Theatre-makers’ in the application form and outline how this Abbey-supported residency would benefit your practice. Terms, conditions and the application form (the same as for general CCI artist residencies) can be found on this page

Next call for applications Nov 2024 - Jan 2025

For applicants from Portugal and Greece only:

Deadline for applications: 17/06/24
Results available by end July 2024

Applicants from Greece: https://cchel.org/residence-internationale-de-createurs-de-theatre-a-paris/

Applicants from Portugal: click below

2022/24 Residency for Ukrainian artists

Funded by the Harriman Institute, the Institute for Ideas and Imagination, Columbia Global Centers | Paris, and a gift from the Ukrainian Studies Fund, a residency at the CCI for Ukrainain artists have been awarded to journalist and author Nikita Grivorov.

Paris Writer’s Residency

English-language practitioners in poetry, prose or other genres of writing are invited to apply for the fourth edition of the Paris Writer’s Residency, an initiative jointly sponsored by The American University of Paris (AUP), the Centre Culturel Irlandais, and the University of Kent Paris School of Arts and Culture (PSAC). The residency will take place at the CCI in October 2024.

Deadline for applications: Monday May 13 2024


For all details


The Paris Writer’s Residency has previously been awarded to writer and translator Daniel Hahn (2018), poet and author Sampurna Chatterjee (2019), poet and novelist Sophie Mackintosh (2021), poet Tracy Grinnell (2022) and writer Tinashe Mushakavanhu (2023).