Our Offices & Partners Abroad

For detailed information please click on the offices and cultural centres below. For further information on the headquarters in Zurich please go to: www.prohelvetia.ch


Agathe Djokam | Research Trip

Cameroonian dancer and choreographer Agathe Djokam will undertake a research trip in Geneva from 7 August to 3 September 2023 to continue a collaboration established during her residency in 2021. Agathe will be focusing on developing the existential piece “À NOUS LES TOURS”, which reinterprets her solo “À qui le tour?” as a duo with …


Company MEK | Research Trip

Founded in 2017, Company MEK is a Swiss contemporary dance company that champions diversity of dance styles and cultures. The team is activist, young, provocative and ambitious. Company MEK aims to offer dancers working at a professional level from various backgrounds opportunities for further development and to establish dance as a serious career perspective. Three …


Hector Thami Manekehla | Residency

South African performance artist Hector Thami Manekehla begins an extended production residency in Geneva, Switzerland from May to August 2021 to develop his piece More and More. The piece emerged during the global shutdown last year when Thami found himself quarantined in Studio 44, the work space of one of the most celebrated performance artist …


Marilú Mapengo Námoda | Research Trip

Mozambican performance artist and activist Marilú Mapengo Námoda will spend the month of November at Kaserne Basel, Switzerland, carrying out research, meeting with other artists and developing work with local partners. The focus of the research trip is the continuation of a collaboration with Swiss choreographer and dancer Teresa Vittucci that started last year at …


Rudi van der Merwe | Research Trip

South African born, Geneva based performance artist Rudi van der Merwe will spend two weeks at the Ebhudlweni Arts Centre in rural Mpumalanga working with the Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative (FATC) dancers. During this research trip Rudi will be reworking his piece Blue Moves, originally created in 2018 at the ADC in Geneva. Blue Moves was conceptualised as …


Agathe Tamo Djokam | Residency

Agathe Tamo Djokam is a Cameroonian dancer, choreographer and founder of the company Agathe Djokam and the association Corpo Symbiose. Agathe’s choreography is based on ongoing research into a technique called Djibi Badjep (Go and Return) which involves reflection on the body in a process of construction-deconstruction-reconstruction. Her background training is in hip-hop dance, which …


Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal (myprohelvetia.ch) by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.