Performance art studio Sdvig


Founded in 2016, studio Sdvig welcomes residents from Russia and overseas. We welcome creative people working on contemporary dance, performative art, improvisation techniques, multidisciplinary art.

We are located in the heart of St. Petersburg. The studio is one of 3 affiliated venues which include contemporary dance center, performance studio and a theater.

Studio sdvig is one of Russia?s few residence centres that welcomes artists from the field of contemporary dance and performance now opens for international residence.

Artists work on site for up to 3 months on a project of their own choosing with an ability to show the work either at the studio or a theater.

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance

In the 3 connected locations we have a total of 5 studios and a performance venue for the development of contemporary dance and performance.

On site we have 3 managers, who provide assistance as needed.


Assistance in the search of accommodation is provided by the studio.

Residency Programme since: 2015
Description of Organisation:

Performing Arts Studio “”Sdvig”” is a new performance art studio space in St. Petersburg designed for 50 seats, created to support modern performative practices, and to promote interdisciplinary and experimental work.

We are aimed at developing creative community capable of interacting with local and foreign artists and cultural institutions. We want to contribute to the development of the performative culture in our city, helping to launch and continue the career of promising artists, while simultaneously growing the audience for experimental work.

Organisation founded in: 2016
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Artist-Run
Working Languages:
  • English
Presentation of artists’ work: Exhibition at end of residency
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 1
  • Weeks: 2
  • Weeks: 3
  • Months: 1
  • Months: 3
  • Months: 1 – 3
Number of studios: 5
Number of artists in residence at one time: 3
Studio type and size: Private studio
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Internet
  • Computer
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Pets
  • Application process: Postal application
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    Selection process: By curator
    Setting: Urban
    Nearest Airport: St Petersburg Pulkovo airport
    Street & Number: Grazdanskaya Ulitsa 13
    Postal Code: 196084
    City: St. Petersburg
    Country long: Russia
    Grazdanskaya Ulitsa 13
    St. Petersburg 196084 RUS
    Get directions