The Croft Residency is a small residency on the hill facing South located in Horton Bay Michigan. The residency is on a 20 acre parcel of land on a dead end street. The residency overlooks Lake Charlevoix. Our main studio space is a large outdoor deck for dancing. We also have access to the communities' old one room schoolhouse, which is just down the hill.
We support movement based creatives. Choreographers/companies are able to apply with collaborators of different mediums for creative residencies. On average we host groups of up to 4 dancers for creative residencies. The residencies we host are generally either one or two weeks. The stipend amount that we offer to our residents is the same regardless of residency length. We offer stipends of $575 per artist and travel reimbursement of up to $500 per artist.
We require the artists to give a gift to the land/engage in intentional relationship with the land everyday as a part of their process. Artists also leave a gift for the next resident. We ask artists to engage with the public. We work with the artists to find the engagement that makes the most sense for their process.