Workshop Foundation was founded in 1992 with the aim of providing support for independent artists, encouraging their artistic development in order to facilitate the development of the Hungarian contemporary dance scene as a whole.

The 2004 Catalyst Programme drew up the strategic lines along which the Foundation should operate. Artistic and geographical crossovers and support for multidisciplinary work became priorities.

Since that the Foundation has realised many different projects and supported almost all the Hungarian artists involved in contemporary dance and theatre in
one way or the other. Feedback and requirements received from the artists and the existing international examples have served as a base for the activity and the
The Foundation provides the following supports for independent performing artists:

  • education
  • production help
  • professional help

WSF to date has an extensive and branching, well-functioning net of international liaisons and is one of those Hungarian organizations that are internationally recognized and widely known.