Apply now for our 2019 Residencies and Production Mentorship

Build your practice with the support of an organisation with 27 years experience


Apply now for Women*s Circus ‘A Room of One’s Own’ Artist Residency Program 


This program offers women* identifying artists working in circus/performance/physical theatre up to 2-weeks access to the Drill Hall, our training and rehearsal space in West Footscray for free! explore, refine, re-develop and rehearseyour work in a supportive, fully-equipped space.

Now taking applications for February – June 2019. Closes Sunday 6th January 2019 at midnight (applicants notified by C.O.B Thursday 10th January). 



Have an idea for a new performance work for Melbourne Fringe? Apply now for the ‘Still I Rise’ Production Mentorship program


Designed for emerging women* identifying circus and physical theatre artists,  Still I Rise will support the development of a season of a new performance work in the West as part of one of Melbourne’s most vital festivals, the Melbourne Fringe Festival.

Applications close January 6th 2019 at midnight (applicants notified by C.O.B Thursday 10th of January) 



Artists are welcome to apply for both programs


*Women’s Circus welcomes anyone to apply who identifies as, or has lived as a woman, or identifies as non-binary.