RESIDENCY PROGRAMMES


Company and Independent Artist Residencies.

Wellesley Studios exists to make a real difference for the NZ performing arts sector. It is a place where artists can continue their training, connect, collaborate and create with others to produce important new work.

In as such Wellesley Studios offer long and short term, Artist and Company in Residence programmes which provide access to studio space, Green Room and other amenities. A full suite of Residency Programmes will be reliant on external funding support and donations.

As we are still building a programme of ongoing residencies, we are happy to look at requests on a case by case basis. Please submit requests by email.



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Bianca Hyslop – 2019 Summer Resident

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Wellesley Studios New Graduate Choreographic Residency 2022
Wellesley Studios exists to make a real difference for the NZ performing arts sector. It is a space where artists can continue their training, connect, collaborate and create with others.
As part of its vision to provide support for the emerging independent dance sector, Wellesley Studios is proud to announce its third New Graduate Residency to cater specifically for recent graduates looking to explore their choreographic voice.
The 2022 New Graduate Choreographic Residency will be open to new graduates who completed their final year of study on a New Zealand Tertiary Dance Course in either 2020 or 2021.
We will provide:
• Studio space and facilities over two weeks in early May 2022 for one choreographer or collaborating group of artists.
• $2,000.00 financial contribution towards the two week Residency period.
• Choreographic advisory/mentoring during the two week Residency period.
• An informal showing hosted by Wellesley Studios at the culmination of the Residency.
New Graduate Residency Dates 2022
2nd May – 13th May
Studio Space will be available Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm
113 Wellesley St West, Auckland
Applications close at 5pm on Friday January 28th 2022 and no late submissions will be accepted.
To obtain information on the application process and requirements, or any further queries, please contact: info@wellesleystudios.co.nz or 09 373 4336.

2022 RESIDENCIES

The New Zealand Dance Company
Current long term Company in Residence

Summer Choreographic Project-based Residency
Josie Archer and Kosta Bogoievski 17th January – 4th February

Short Term Residency
Katrina Bastian 17th January – 20th January


2021 RESIDENCIES

The New Zealand Dance Company
Current long term Company in Residence

Summer Choreographic Project-based Residency
Tyler Carney 18th January – 5th February

New Graduate Residency
Jacob Reynolds 12th April – 23rd April

Short Term Residency
Dance Plant Collective 26th July – 6th August


2020 RESIDENCIES

The New Zealand Dance Company
Current long term Company in Residence

Summer Choreographic Project-based Residency
Amber Liberté 13th – 31st January

Short Term Residency
Joshua Faleatua 20th – 24th January

Short Term Residency
Alexa Wilson 16th – 20th March and 31st August – 4th September

New Graduate Residency
Miriam Eskildsen 5th – 16th October


2019 RESIDENCIES

The New Zealand Dance Company
Current long term Company in Residence

Summer Choreographic Project-based Residency
Bianca Hyslop 14th January – 1st February

Short Term Residency
Atamira Dance Company 25th – 29th March

Short Term Residency
Lucy Marinkovich 2nd – 5th April

Autumn Choreographic Project-based Residency for Emerging Choreographer
Kit Reilly 29th April – 17th May

Short Term Residency
Zahra Killeen-Chance and Kristian Larsen 1st – 5th July

Short Term Residency
Craig Bary 30th September – 11th October


2018 RESIDENCIES

The New Zealand Dance Company
Current long term Company in Residence

Summer Choreographic Project-based Residency
Holly Newsome 11th January – 31st January

Short Term Residency
Hannah Tasker-Poland 9th – 27th April


2017 RESIDENCIES

The New Zealand Dance Company
Current long term Company in Residence

Summer Choreographic Project-based Residency for Emerging Choreographer
Shani Dickins 16th January – 3rd February

Short Term Residency
Vicky Kapo 9th – 13th October


2016 RESIDENCIES

The New Zealand Dance Company
Current long term Company in Residence.

Summer Choreographic Project-based Residency for Emerging Choreographer
Rose Philpott and Jessie McCall 18th January – 4th February

Short Term Residency
Atamira Dance Company – Manaia Project 2nd – 22nd May

Research Residency
Clare Luiten and Rachel Ruckstuhl-Mann 6th May – 1st July

Research Residency – Movement Art Practice (MAP) in partnership with Wellesley Studios and Independance
The three Research Artists were: Paul Young, Rebecca Jensen and Cat Ruka 7th May – 12th August