Life Long Burning

Life Long Burning (LLB) is a project supported by the Culture Programme of the European Union and dedicated to the sustainable support of the European contemporary dance and performance field and the enlargement of its audience. It is implemented throughout a five-year period (July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2018) by a wide-spread and highly professional network of dance associations, companies and production houses. 

Through its various activities, LLB strengthens transnational co-operations, fosters the mobility of artists and their works, contributes to career development, cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue and promotes knowledge transfer, audience outreach and the public display of dance.

It comprises of 10 activities: 

  •  Prix Jardin d’Europe  – European dance prize for emerging choreography
  • Dance Radar Europe – virtual PR platform
  • Dance Works! – co-productions
  • Critical Practice – training for emerging dance writers
  • danceWEB Scholarships – training for emerging dance artists
  • Wild Cards – support of artistic development through residencies, workshops and scholarships
  • Performance Situation Room – research and knowledge-sharing modules
  • teachback – research on teaching practices
  • Dance fiction – open source documentation/publications of LLB activities
  • SuSy-Support System – trainings for emerging dance administrators