pink sheets (work-in-progress). 2019-20 BRIClab: Performing Arts. Photo: Toby Tenenbaum.

BRIClab is a multi-disciplinary residency program created to advance opportunities for visual artists, performers, and media makers. 

The BRIClab: Performing Arts residency track is for New York City-based performing artists to explore and expand the possibilities of their work in music, dance, theater, and multidisciplinary performance. Applications will be reviewed by a panel consisting of BRIClab Program Managers and BRIClab: Performing Arts alumni.

Applications for the 2021/2022 BRIClab: Performing Arts residency are now closed, please check back soon for information on the 2022/2023 application. If you're interested in applying for the 2022/2023 BRIClab: Performing Arts residency, sign up for updates about "Artist Opportunities" to receive a notification when submissions open.


  • A 12-day residency in the BRIC House Artist Studio
  • A stipend of $2500.
  • Tech support for projects.
  • A mentor with industry experience relevant to your project.
  • A work-in-process performance at BRIC House.


  • Artist Studio: a flexible space on the ground floor that is used for creating, rehearsing, exhibiting, and performing across multiple disciplines. This 1,400 square-foot room measures 27’ x 52’ and has a 12-foot ceiling height. 
  • Artist Studio Tech Specs
  • Artist Studio Seating Layouts


You must be:

  • A NYC-based artist 18 years or older, with a connection to Brooklyn
  • Working on a performing arts piece that is in the middle of its development 
  • Not currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program
  • Not a previous BRIClab: Performing Arts resident

We are interested in:

  • New work in the performing arts that is relevant to diverse Brooklyn audiences.
  • Feasible residency goals that make use of the Artist Studio and its capabilities and reflect a commitment to process 
  • Artists who are excited to share their work with the public and embrace dialogue with audiences as a meaningful part of their process
  • Work that reflects thoughtful processes and exceptional creativity 


Applications will be reviewed by a panel consisting of BRIClab Program Managers and BRIClab: Performing Arts alumni.

Information sessions are not required, but are an opportunity to speak directly with program staff. There are no information sessions at this time, but check back soon for more information!

Congratulations to our 2021/2022 BRIClab: Performing Arts residents: Ariel Estrada; Bree Breeden, Daniel Diaz, Gian Marco Riccardo Lo Forte, and Philip Treviño; Jadd Tank and Nora Alami; Jaime Sunwoo; Jorge Morales Picó and Pablo Calderón Santiago with What Will The Neighbors Say?; Kareem Lucas; Morgaine (Mo) Gooding-Silverwood and Raquel Chavez; and Ogemdi Ude and Sydney Mieko King! Learn more about our artists-in-residence here!