Catwalk Residency Opportunity

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017


In Spring 2015 the Tisch Initiative for Creative Research initiated a partnership with Catwalk Institute in Catskill, NY, offering residency opportunities for alumni, faculty, and staff! We now invite proposals for residencies taking place between April - October 2017. Applications due by 5pm on February 17, 2017



  • Applicants must have a graduate degree from NYU Tisch School of the Arts OR be on faculty at NYU Tisch School of the Arts
  • Requests must be for a minimum of two weeks
  • Collaborative teams are welcome

Application Requirements: 

  • Due by 5pm on Friday, February 17, 2017
  • Cover letter with date preferences (Tuesday-Sunday)
  • One letter of reference
  • Resume for each team member
  • One page description of the work you are proposing while in residence.  Please include:
         - Where you are in process
         - What you hope to achieve during your residency 
         - How being in residence in the Catskills relates to your project/process
         - Whether the work you're proposing would be well-served by some kind of public component - a reading, a demonstration or roundtable discussion, an informal/studio presentation, etc. Although we cannot provide full production opportunities at this time, it will be helpful for the committee (and for Catwalk) to know whether and what kind of public engagement would help your process. 

Selection Process:

  • A panel of Tisch faculty and staff will review and nominate approximately 15 proposals to be considered by Catwalk staff
  • Catwalk staff will review nominated applications and contact artists directly with decisions

Please send materials to with subject line: CATWALK APPLICATION SPRING 2017

Questions? Please contact Indah Walsh ( and use subject line: Catwalk question Spring 2017 

Past Recipients:

Berit Ahlgren, Dance
Tati Barrantes, Film
Maggie-Kate Coleman, Musical Theatre
Christine Doempke, Performance
Ty Defoe, Musical Theatre
Dewey Fleszar, Musical Theatre
Erato A Kremmyda, Musical Theatre
Chanelle Pearson, Film
Tidtaya Sinutoke, Musical Theatre
Jeff Stark, Visual Arts
John Douglas Weidner, Theatre