Life Long Burning (LLB) – Towards a sustainable Eco-System for Contemporary Dance in Europe

LLB is a multi-annual cooperation project supported by the EU Creative Europe Program for 4 years (1.07.2018 - 30.11.2022) and implemented by twelve organizations. In addition to the coordinator of the danceWEB / AT, it comprises of dance houses, festivals, choreographic centres and networks as well as production houses:

4Culture / RO
Brain Store Project / BG
ICI-Center chorégraphique national de Montpellier / FR
NDA Slovenia / SI
Tala Dance Center / HR (until August 2020)
Uferstudios / DE
Veem House for Performance / NL 
Workshop Foundation / HU
MDT Stockholm / SE
Kik Melone / HR (from August 2020 on)

With its 6 activities, the project offers sustainable support for emerging as well as mid-career contemporary dance artists, aims to stimulate exchange with other disciplines and expand its sphere of activity and audience through a strong feedback attitude:

Creative Crossroads: two-year funding program, whose offers (residencies, workshops, production cost subsidy, dramaturgy / technical assistance, etc.) are tailored to the needs of the 21 participating artists / groups

Dance Hub: workshops, residencies, production support for aspiring dance artists, dance administrators and dance writers

danceWEB Scholarships: five-week scholarship program for contemporary dance and performance

SuSy Support System: Training program for dance administrators


Choreographic Convention: platforms that address current topics in contemporary dance

Performance Situation Room: Format-open, artistic gatherings whose contents are aimed at daily and socio-political topics