Summer School Residency-summer course

Summer School Residency is aimed at dance and performing artists who are just starting to make their own performative works, or more established artists who seeks a focused period of time to develop their artistic practice, with the help of tutoring and in a context where other creative processes are taking place.

The Summer Residence course for stage and dance artists is what it sounds like, a mix between a course and a residence for artistic work and development. SKH's premises on Brinellvägen 58, which are usually empty during the summers, are transformed into an active place for creative exchanges, processes and creativity. You are looking for an artistic idea as the starting point for the work during the course and will receive support in the process through individual supervision / discussions and through methods for feedback in groups. You will also have access to the studio as well as time to organize and further develop your work on your own, both practically in the studio and through writing. The course starts with a workshop on feedback, which is followed up during the course with a common feedback session with all participants. Each course participant is supervised by Marie Fahlin Course leader: Ulrika Berg Teacher: Tove Salmgren, Marie Fahlin

Tove Salmgren: lives in Stockholm and works as a dancer, choreographer, curator and educator, and has an Master’s degree in New Performative Practices from DOCH Stockholm University of the Arts (SKH), Department of Dance, Tove's artistic collaborations often takes on a curatorial body, last years in collaborations with The Blob/Anna Efraimsson, We happen things/Manon Santkin and Moa Franzén, and together with Kajsa Wadhia, she leads Köttinspektionen Dans - a platform for experimental dance and choreography in Uppsala, Sweden. At SKH. She is regularly involved in different courses, and since 2017 she's assisting professor Chrysa Parkinson, the leader of the Master’s Programme in choreography New Performative Practices.

Marie Fahlin: educated at SNDO, Amsterdam. She works with choreographic transpositions between materials and mediums in her own work and in collaboration with other artists and works in different roles and positions in the dance- and choreographic field; curator, dancer, choreographer and researcher. Fahlin is a member of Weld Company and has been collaborating in a number of artistic research projects, e.g. Unheimliche Verbindungen together with artist Filippa Arrias (The Royal Institute of Art) and Music in Movement with Stefan Östersjö (The Swedish Research Council). Together with Rebecca Chentinell she runs the organization Koreografiska Konstitutet. Since 2014 she is a Doctoral Candidate in Choreography at SKH.

Ulrika Berg: a Stockholm based dance artist and educator of dance. She holds a Master’s degree in New Performative Practices at SKH, Department of Dance. In her work she has an interest in developing conditions, frameworks and generative sources for dancing, through activation of different relations between perception, movement, sensation and imagination. As a dancer/performer she has worked together with, among others, Deborah Hay, Cristina Caprioli/Ccap, Rasmus Ölme/the Swarm, Rebecka Stillman, Janne-Camilla Lyster, Ludvig Daae, and with the Cullberg Ballet in works of Ezster Salamon (Reproduction 2015) and Deborah Hay (Figure a Sea). She has an ongoing collaboration with dance artists Louise Dahl and Hana Erdman. Since 2015 she is an assistant professor of Dance at SKH Stockholm University of the Arts/DOCH.

Photo credit: Dan Johansson (from final presentation of:  Agency of Cross-Disciplinary Accords, by Dan Johansson, New Performative Practices, 2019.)

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    Schedule will be announced here shortly. The course is held between June 8-July 12 2020.

  • Entry requirements

    General entry requirement for studies at the first cycle (with an exemption from Swedish 1, 2 and 3 and English 6

    Specific entry requirement
    • 60 credits in dance or performing arts or the equivalent work experience within dance or performing arts

    If you don’t fulfil the formal entry requirements for the programme you may apply for recognition of prior learning, in other words that the knowledge and competence you have acquired through other activities are assessed as the equivalent of the formal merits that are required. Submit your application for recognition of prior learning with your application for the programme.

    You may also apply for an exemption/a waiver, that allows you to proceed to the selection process even though you don’t meet the general admission requirements. Submit your application for an exemption/a waiver together with your application.

    Read more about how you can show that you meet the entry requirements (that you are eligible).

  • Valuable prior knowledge

    See entry requirements.

  • How to apply

    When the course is open for application you apply through our web-based application system by clicking on the "Apply"-button on this page.

    Start your application early! Don’t delay in submitting your application! You may run into trouble if you wait until the last day and your internet connection happens to be down, or you find that your files are in the wrong format. You will not be able to apply once the last date for applications has passed. Keep in mind that your application needs to be turned in by 23.59 (Swedish time).

    When you have entered the application system:

    1. Register by putting in your name and e-mail address.
    2. Input your personal data (including your Swedish civic registration number if you have one).
    3. Fill in the application form and upload the required documents.

    Before uploading your documents, they must be prepared as follows:

    • You must scan your original documents. If the document is in colour, scan it in colour.
    • Be sure to scan ALL document pages, even those that just contain instructions or keys or other information that is not necessarily your grade information. It must be the complete document.
    • If you upload copies of original documents, (degree certificates, transcript of records, language test results etc.) they must be certified/attested! This means that another person must sign their name, print their name and provide their telephone number on each document copy you submit. This person, by signing, is certifying that the copy you submit is an exact copy of the original. The documents must be in PDF-format.
    • Please name the file with content and your name for example: CV_ first name_ family name

    The following documents have to be uploaded for your application to be complet.

    A copy of your valid passport or valid national identity card (if applicable for you)

    Applicants from non-EU, EEA-country, or Switzerland, need to pay application fee for higher education in Sweden, and if admitted a tuition fee. If you are a citizen in an EU, EEA-country, or Switzerland, you do not have to pay application or tuition fees. In order to find out which group you belong to, you need to show your citizenship. Therefore, you must upload a copy of your passport/valid national identity card. If you have a Swedish civic registration number, or Swedish citizenship, you do not need to upload a copy of your passport. Remember to state your Swedish civic registration number when you fill in your personal data.

    Documentation to show that you meet the General Entry Requirements

    You must upload your diploma, a list of subjects taken and grades received from upper secondary school/high school Grades and certificates should primarily be in Swedish, but Danish, English, Faroese, Finish, French, German and Norwegian are also accepted. Regarding documents issued in another language, you must upload the original document along with a translation made by an authorized translator. If you do not have grades from Upper secondary school/high shool you can apply for Recognition of prior learning.

    Here you can find more information regarding prior learning/exemption.

    Application for Recognition of Prior Learning/Exemption (if applicable for you)

    If you do not fulfil the formal entry requirements for the programme, you may apply for recognition of prior learning or exemption. In other words, that the knowledge and competence you have acquired through other activities can be assessed as the equivalent of the formal merits that are required. You must upload:

    • A letter explaining why you think that you will cope with the studies even though you do not fulfil the general entry requirements.
    • signed documents/certificates that confirm your merits/experiences that you refer to in your letter and CV. The documents you upload need to be in English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, French or German and marked with your name and day of birth. We do not accept e-mails as certificates.

    Documentation showing that you meet the specific Entry Requirements:

    • 60 credits in dance or performing arts or the equivalent work experience within dance or performing arts

    Your CV

    Please note that we only accept applications and certificates through the application system, not by means of regular post or e-mail.

    Confirmation of your application

    When you’ve submitted your application you will receive a confirmation to the e-mail address that you’ve stated. If you don’t receive an confirmation e-mail, you should firstly check your spam filter. If the confirmation e-mail is not there, contact the technical support for the application system by e-mail:

    Technical difficulties with your application?

    Phone: +46 520 580 050 (weekdays at the following times: 08:30–12:00 and 13:00–16:30) 

  • When you have applied

    Admission to the course is based on an overall assessment of the submitted application documents. A presentation of an artistic idea that will be the starting point for a course project is to be included in the application. During the assessment process, previous education and knowledge, professional experience and other experiences that could be of value to the course will be considered. Special consideration is given to artistic experience/activity with a focus on and/or related to the course content.

  • Application and tuition fees

    If you are a Swedish citizen or a citizen of another EU or EEA country you are not required to pay application or tuition fees. Some other groups are also exempt from the requirement to pay application and study fees.

    A few years ago Sweden introduced application and tuition fees for higher education. The level of the study fees depends on which course/programme they are for, and the level is set in order to cover the actual costs of the course/programme in question.

    If you are required to pay an application fee, we need to have received your payment by the last date for applications. The application fee is SEK 900. If you are required to pay the application fee and we have not received your payment by the last date for applications, we will not process your application.

    The tuition fee for the course is 47 200 SEK

    Read more about application and study fees, how to pay to Uniarts and tuition fee scholarships.