"" aims to create the first digital audio-visual database for the dance world. It indexes as extracts, or as complete works, choreographic adaptations/dramas, documentaries and educational resources. each of these resources is accompanied by texts that provide information to aid understanding through the presentation of the work/video document or biography and additional information.

International Studio and Curatorial Program

The International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) offers four six-month residencies to French artists each year.

Triangle Arts Association

Triangle Arts Association supports emerging and mid-career international and U.S. visual artists. It runs two main programs: the biennial Triangle Artists’ Workshop and the year-round Triangle Residency. Both programs pair international artists with their New York colleagues, creating a lively environment for exchange and creative experimentation. The Triangle Studio Program awards a year-long residency in New York City to one emerging French artist each year.

Centre National de la Danse

The Centre National de la Danse supports dance and performance in several way: it provides services, and training for professionals; it supports the creation through residencies and co productions; it presents artists and companies on site or off site. CND also reinforces the dialogue with audiences through conferences and symposia, supports studies and research on dance as well as publications. Finally, CND offers access an extensive documentation center with a mediatheque and a library.

Hors Les Murs

Hors Les Murs is the international mobility programme of the Institut Français, aimed at French artists and culture professionals who wish to travel abroad to develop a specific project in a country of their choice. The programme is open to proposals from artists in a wide range of artistic disciplines. They must be either of French nationality or resident in France for at least 5 years. It allocates grants of 5.000 – 15.000€ for stays of 1-3 months.

Centre du Nouveau Mime

The Centre du Nouveau Mime is an association whose goal is to promote the art of mime. It offers information about current events related to the art of mime and its actors, but also attempts, through its website, debates and the Cahier du CNM, to gather documents that will perserve the history of mime and follow its evolution.

Centre National du Théâtre

Established in 1992, the Centre National du Théâtre is a resource and consulting center dedicated to theater, and acts as a unique place for echoing contemporary theater practices. At the crossroads of various performing arts, the CNT is a meeting place for discussion, questions, serving everyone, from professionals to the broader public, who wish to train, study and deepen their knowledge about theater, make connections or simply remain curious.

Institut International de la Marionnette

The goal of the « Institut International de la Marionnette » is to foster puppetry through education, research and training, at the ESNAM. It is designed both as a space for contemporary thinking, through meetings and publications, and as an academy dedicated to the history and savoir-faire of an art rooted in tradition.

This website is a place for exchange between dance in France and dance throughout the world. It provides news and other information on dance. is a website dedicated to contemporary productions and playwriting. It includes script extracts, photos, biographies, translations, job listings, publishing agencies listing, an event calendar and more.

Centre national du costume de scène

The CNCS is the first conservation centre in France or abroad entirely devoted to material theatrical heritage. Its missions include the conservation, study and promotion of a collection of over 9,000 theatre, opera and ballet costumes as well as painted décor and deposits from the Centre's three founding institutions: the Bibliothèque national de France, the Comédie-Française and the Opéra national de Paris, together with the Centre's own collections and donations from theatres, theatre companies, costumiers and artists.

POLAU (Pôle des Arts Urbains)

The goal of POLAU is to bring together artistic approaches and urban issues, in order to initiate the creation of artworks in the public space, as well as enhance technical and regulatory approaches that participate in the making of a city. 

Institut Mémoires de l’Edition Contemporaine (IMEC)

Initiated by researchers and publishing professionals, the Institut Mémoires de l’Edition Contemporaine (IMEC) collects, preserves and showcases archives and research resources devoted to major publishing houses, magazines and various actors of the publishing world: publishers, writers, artists, scholars, critics, designers, booksellers, printers, journalists, literary directors...

Société des auteurs et compositeurs dramatiques (SACD)

SACD ensures the collective management of copyrights for authors by collecting and distributing their associated royalties. SACD also assists authors in negotiating their contracts and checking and distributing the royalties that are due to them, promotes the creation and circulation of French-language contemporary works in France and abroad. 

Couvent Des Recollets

The City of Paris and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs offer foreign artists a resident’s program at the Récollets International Accommodation and Exchange Centre, a prestigious building inaugurated in 2003, on the banks of Saint Martin Canal, in the heart of Paris, to foreign artists in all disciplines. The winners are hosted in one of the Couvent's six studios for three months.

Cité Internationale des Arts

The Cité Internationale des Arts provides short or long stay residency programs for international artists.

The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)

The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) and the Mayor’s Office of the City of Paris (Mairie de Paris), offer New York City artists the opportunity to live and work at Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France for six consecutive months.