Life Long Burning

General Project Description:

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: 4Culture (RO), CCN Montpellier (FR), Cullberg Ballet (SE), danceWEB (AT), Het Veem Theater (NL), Lokomotiva (MK), Station (RS), Tala Dance Center (HR), Uferstudios (DE), Ultima Vez (BE), Workshop Foundation (HU) and workspacebrussels (BE). Through its various activities, LLB strengthens transnational cooperations, 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-production of dance productions), Critical Practice (training program for emerging dance writers), danceWEB Scholarships (training program for emerging dancers), Wild Cards (support of artistic development through residencies and workshops), Performance Situation Room (research and knowledge-sharing modules), teachback (research on dance education), Dance fiction (open source documentation/publications on project activities) and SuSy-Support System (education and development of young dance administrators).

Read more about Life Long Burning (LLB) here.



CALL for  Applications, 2 Coproductions 2017-2018


In the frame of the Life Long Burning activity Dance Works! Cullbergbaletten is opening a call for applications for two Co-productions for the season 2017-2018.

To apply for the co-production you should;

  • be an emerging choreographer who has already produced works
  • be a Swedish citizen or Swedish based artist
  • create a full evening piece, which will premire no later than summer 2018
  • involve artists/ collaborators from at least three EU member states

The maximum amount you can apply for through Cullbergbaletten is EUR10, 000, this amount should represent a least a third of the co-productions total budget

Application requirements: 

Please download the official application document and fill in the required information; here!

Letter of motivation describing your process and production in the context of the international development of dance as an art form. Please describe your physical practice and how this will be incorporated in this process and production.

Vimeo links to previous works (if available) 

Send to:

In the subject line please write: Application Co-production 2017-2018

Application deadline: 31st July 2017













This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.