Photo: Géraldine Aresteanu
Yoann Bourgeois – Centre chorégraphique national de Grenoble | Celui qui tombe
Photo: Urban Jörén
Cullberg Ballet / Deborah Hay | Figure a Sea
Photo: Naoko Hoshino
VA Wölfl / NEUER TANZ | "von mit nach t: No 2"
Photo: Emanuel Gat
Emanuel Gat / Awir Leon | SUNNY


First 4 productions

Pre-sale for Tanz im August 2016 starts April 8th

This year's festival edition will open on 12th August with a new work by choreographer Emanuel Gat in HAU1. Among the many highlights of this year, works by VA Wölfl / NEUER TANZ, Compagnie Yoann Bourgeois, and a collaboration of Deborah Hay with Cullberg Ballet will be shown at Haus der Berliner Festspiele.

Emanuel Gat | Awir Leon

SUNNY | 12.+13.8. | HAU1

Emanuel Gat returns to Tanz im August! For his new piece “SUNNY,” which will premiere at this year’s Dance Biennale in Venice, Gat cooperates with producer, musician and performer Awir Leon, a shooting star of today’s Electronic Music scene and former member of Gat’s dance company. “SUNNY” is both a live concert and an exploration of dance: it consists of ... 


"von mit nach t: No 2" | 19.+20.8. | Haus der Berliner Festspiele

t’s been a long time since the avant-garde ensemble VA Wölfl / NEUER TANZ has made an appearance in Berlin, but now they are back to present their promising new piece “von mit nach t: No 2”. As always, nothing is to be expected from their most recent creation: guns, almost the signatures props of ...

Yoann Bourgeois

Celui qui tombe | 26.+27.8. | Haus der Berliner Festspiele

A miniature version of humanity, floating up in the air: six performers on a precariously balanced platform, either fearfully clutching each other or united in a cheerful round dance. The acrobat, actor, and dancer Yoann Bourgeois describes his pieces as games of mimicry and vertigo. “Celui qui tombe,“ which he created for the 2014 International Dance Biennial of ...

Cullberg Ballet / Deborah Hay

Figure a Sea | 30. + 31.8. | Haus der Berliner Festspiele

In “Figure a Sea“, Cullberg Ballet brings together 17 dancers in an artistic master meeting between two of the performing arts very greatest: the choreographer Deborah Hay and composer Laurie Anderson.Within “Figure a Sea“, the dancer and the stage are considered a sea of endless possibilities. The choreography moves between technical proficiency ...

Full programme announced mid-June

By mid-June the complete programme for the 28th edition of Tanz im August will be announced. From 12.8. till 4.9. the festival will stage international productions at these locations: HAU Hebbel am Ufer (HAU1, HAU2, HAU3), Akademie der Künste (Hanseatenweg), Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Radialsystem V, Sophiensaele, Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz.

August 2016


Fri 12.08.

Until the 12th of June we will offer a special Early Booking discount of 15% on all tickets (limited amount). Tickets are available online on Reservix, via the Hotline 030.259004-27 and at the box-office of HAU Hebbel am Ufer.