Life Long Burning - Work Space Brussels

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Life Long Burning

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

Life Long Burning comprises of the following activities:
  • Prix Jardin d'Europe - European dance prize for emerging choreography
  • Dance Works! - international co-productions
  • Critical Practice - training for emerging dance writers
  • danceWEB Scholarships - training for emerging dance artists
  • Wild Cards - residency, workshops and scholarships exchanges
  • Teachback - research in dance education
  • Dance fiction - open source documentation/publications of LLB activities
  • SuSy-Support System – trainings for emerging dance administators