2022 Winners:

Fish Out of Water by MCDC - Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. South East Dance are delighted to announce applications are open for the Brighton Fringe Bursary for 2022. The award is open to any artist or company whose Brighton Fringe show includes movement/dance/choreography.

The Offer:

The successful recipient will receive

  • Brighton Fringe entry fee paid for
  • An artist advisory session with a producer at South East Dance
  • In-kind marketing and social media support for your show

This support is worth over £600!


This bursary is open to any Brighton Fringe show that includes movement/dance/choreography. You do not need to be a dance artist/company to apply! The shows lead art form might be cabaret, circus, burlesque, physical theatre etc.

In order to be considered for the bursary, you must first have a show in development and provide evidence that you have either confirmed your venue or are in conversation with a venue who will host your Brighton Fringe show in 2022.

Please note: this bursary is open to professional artists only (not students).

Application process: 

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. Please complete the application before midday Friday 18 February 2022. The link to the application form is here.  The bursary winner will be selected by a panel appointed by South East Dance. 


Applications Open: Tuesday 9 November

Applications Close:  Midday Friday 18 February 2022