Open call for co-production Cullberg Ballet (Official)​ 2015-2016!

Open call for co-production Cullberg Ballet (Official)​ 2015-2016!
In the frame of the Life Long Burning activity Dance Works!

Cullberg Ballet is part of Life Long Burning, 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 audiences. It is implemented throughout a five-year period (July1, 2013 – June 30, 2018) by a wide-spread and highly professional network of dance associations, companies and production houses.

The Prix Jardin d’Europe, the European prize for emerging Choreography, was established in 2008 and was first awarded in the frame of ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival. It was then awarded annually in the frame of different emerging works festival in Brussels (2009), Istanbul (2010), Bucharest (2011) and again in Vienna (2012). This highly endowed prize with EUR 10.000,- serves as a landmark initiative to support and celebrate young emerging dance art on a European level and is award from 2013 till 2017 in Vienna in the frame of the [8:tension] – Young Choreographers’ Series.

Who can apply?
Emerging choreographers who have already produced their first works and are resident or working in one of the following Scandinavian countries: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway.

Eligible co-productions should be of evening-length and if possible involve artists/collaborators from at least 3 EU member states, with a maximum of 15% non-EU participants. The EU share to be applied for should represent 33% of the co-production’s total budget, with a maximum of EUR 10 000 in order to be part of the selection for the 2016 Prix Jardin d´Europe in the frame of [8:tension] during ImPulse Tanz, Vienna, the co-production should be premiered before March 2016.

How to apply?
Fill in the application form downloadable from and send it to
Deadline for applications
15 March 2015
Notification will be given during April 2015.
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