Current Open Calls

Due May 17, 2017: Letters of intent for the Spring 2018 Edge Residency, a paid residency program for contemporary choreographers working at the intersection of art practice and social justice. Download LOI form to apply >>

Due May 17, 2017: Letters of intent for Fall 2017 Project Space residencies, a free zone for week long informal residencies of any discipline in the Project Space, a windowless,1,000 square feet concrete room in the basement lobby of CounterPulse. Download LOI form to apply >>

Due May 31, 2017: Letters of intent for Fall 2017 Block Fest Artist Activators. CounterPulse Artist Activators are a seasonal cohort of community artists working in any medium that facilitates arts workshops in the Tenderloin. Download LOI form to apply >>

Due June 13, 2017: Full proposals for Spring 2018 Co-Productions. Co-productions are a subsidized, supported way to produce in the CounterPulse theater and be included in our curated season. Download LOI form to apply >>

Helpful links

Read about the difference between working with CounterPulse in a residency versus a co-production >>

Read about past Edge Residency projects here >>


Extra helpful

We’re hosting a super informative, informal artist mixer on April 21, where you can meet the CounterPulse curatorial group to ask questions about your project and get tips on applying. The event will be hosted with drink and snacks, and their will be opportunities to meet fellow artists. The mixer runs from 6pm-7:30PM, RSVP here >>

Stick around after the mixer for performances from our 2017 Edge Residents! Tickets and more info here >>