Being hosted by Montpellier Danse in residency at the Agora

Since 2010, Montpellier Danse has welcomed dozens of artists from all over the world for residencies at the Agora, cité internationale de la danse. This place totally dedicated to dance, in the heart of the city of Montpellier, is unique in Europe. Three studios with complementary features, as well as accommodations, allow companies to work there for periods ranging from a few days to several weeks.

The residencies in the studios of the Agora, cité internationale de la danse, are open to professional companies from all backgrounds and nationalities who apply for a residency at the Agora.

The artists may be asked, in dialogue with them, to open their studio for public rehearsals, to answer interviews, to carry out mediation actions with various audiences…

To apply for a residency at the Agora, please complete the form below with the following documents, or send them by e-mail to before midnight February 29th, 2024 :

  • File presenting your creative project and company, choreographer’s biography
  • Estimated production budget
  • Estimated rehearsal, creation and performance schedule
  • Technical sheet or list of technical requirements
  • Video links to extracts from your project or previous creations

An acknowledgement of receipt will be sent to confirm that all applications have been received.

The Agora management team will inform companies accepted for residency for the period September 2024 to April 2025 as of April 15th, 2024.

With the support of the Fondation BNP Paribas


Residency application form

Please fill in all the fields on this form. You can start filling it in and finish it later by clicking on « Save and continue ».


For European artists, it is necessary to have a European social security card. For artists from other countries, proof of a social security agreement between the country concerned and France is required, if necessary insurance such as Mondial Assistance.
For french companies
Company subject to VAT



If financial support envelopes are exhausted, do you wish to continue your request for a studio residency ?


For sending documents online, Swisstransfer (instead of Wetransfer) is preferred, as the capacity and availability of the documents sent is longer.
Please send us : a file presenting your creative project and your company, a biography of the choreographer, the provisional production budget, the provisional rehearsal, creation and performance schedule, the technical sheet or list of technical needs.