Creative community and collaboration are crucial assets for emerging arts organizations and small businesses. As part of the residency program at a CulturalDC venue, you will learn from, and work alongside, your peers, unlocking ideas and your creative potential. Applications to the residency program are accepted on a rolling basis.

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New options for part-time and virtual residency make the program flexible. CulturalDC provides you with the tools and resources of a professional work space, while allowing you the freedom to come and go. Apply for the residency option that best fits your needs.


Contact Booking and Events Manager, Amanda Barber at 202.315.1327.

Flashpoint residency

Flashpoint’s incubator residency is designed to assist arts organizations and creative businesses in developing the administrative blueprint and financial capacity to flourish.

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Source residency

Part performing arts destination, part creative office space located in the thriving 14th Street arts corridor, Source is the place to be for creative businesses and arts organizations seeking a space to work and play. The Source residency program provides operational support so that you can spend time focusing on your artistic mission instead of fixing the copier.

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The organizations below base their operations at Flashpoint as part of the Flashpoint Residency program operated by CulturalDC.

  • Ambassador Theater International Cultural Center (ATICC)

    ATICC’s mission is to build international cultural awareness, provide a high standard of repertoire based on close relations with the diplomatic and cultural representatives of different countries in the United States, and develop interactive educational programs for the youth of the District of Columbia, DC Metro area, and around the US.

  • Dreams Work

    Dreams Work, Inc. is a community based organization that services youth and their surrounding community through the utilization of the arts. Dreams Work engages youth in schools and various communities, providing a proactive way for participants to fulfill their dreams.

  • Rhythm ‘N Dance

    Founded in 2009, the mission of Rhythm ‘N Dance is to preserve African Diasporic culture through arts education for youth and aspiring artists. Working with a collective of artists, they offer workshops, performances and lectures for through school-based programs and organizations.

  • Solas Nua

    Founded in December 2004, Solas Nua (new light) is the only organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to contemporary Irish Arts, with programming ranging from critically acclaimed theatre seasons to film festivals and literary events. The focus of the company is to introduce new Irish artists and their work to American audiences and to give both sides as many opportunities as possible to interact.

The organizations below base their operations at Source as part of the Source Residency program operated by CulturalDC.

  • Constellation Theatre Company

    Constellation Theatre Company is dedicated to creating theatre that is epic, expansive and essential. Visionary, expressive design and elevated language are combined with heightened physical movement and ensemble acting techniques. Like bright lights in the dark sky, Constellation illuminates the human experience in ways that are powerful, dynamic and relevant today.

  • The In Series


The In Series has a 25-year history of offering a unique and eclectic blend of theatre, opera, cabaret, poetry, performance art and chamber music. Each season The In Series showcases Spanish and Latin-American culture and the In Series is the only music organization in the region that annually produces zarzuela, or Latino light opera.

  • Washington Improv Theater (WIT)


Since its re-founding in 1998, Washington Improv Theater (WIT) has been the fountainhead of a growing improvisational theater scene in the nation’s capital. WIT’s mission is to unleash the creative power of improv in DC and to engage audiences with performances that exhilarate and inspire. The revolution will be improvised.