Credit: Anja Beutler
Michael Clark Company | to a simple, rock 'n' roll . . . song.
Credit: Beatrix Gyenes
Rudi van der Merwe | Trophée
Credit: Christophe Raynaud de Lage
Radhouane El Meddeb | Facing the sea, for tears to turn into laughter
Credit: Claudia Kempf
Cristiana Morganti | Jessica and me
Credit: Manuel Vason
La Ribot | Panoramix (1993–2003)
Credit: Orpheas Emirzas
Trajal Harrell | Caen Amour
Credit: DJFrat
Rocío Molina | Caída del Cielo
Credit: Christophe Martin
Mathilde Monnier & Alan Pauls | El Baile

News

Festival week 16. – 20.8.

Michael Clark, Butoh-Fokus, Cristiana Morganti, La Ribot

After the opening weekend Tanz im August continues with a packed programme: among the many highlights the audience can look forward to the Berlin return of Michael Clark Company with the newest piece to a simple, rock’n’ roll . . . song., the extraordinary outdoor performance Trophée by Rudi van der Merwe as well as...After the opening weekend Tanz im August continues with a packed programme: among the many highlights the audience can look forward to the Berlin return of Michael Clark Company with the newest piece to a simple, rock’n’ roll . . . song., the extraordinary outdoor performance Trophée by Rudi van der Merwe as well as...

La Ribot: Panoramix

17.8., 20.8., 23.8. | Sophiensaele

Her project “Distinguished Pieces” made Spanish choreographer La Ribot a key figure within the international contemporary dance and live art scenes. The work consists of short solos that divide their discourse into parts which are ordered into independent sequences. In 2003 the first 34 “Distinguished Pieces” were presented as one long ...
Her project “Distinguished Pieces” made Spanish choreographer La Ribot a key figure within the international contemporary dance and live art scenes. The work consists of short solos that divide their discourse into parts which are ordered into independent sequences. In 2003 the first 34 “Distinguished Pieces” were presented as one long ...

Outdoor-Performance "Trophée"

Rudi van der Merwe at Vierfelderhof

Three dancers in magnificent, sumptuously flowing baroque garments move across a green field. They slowly approach the spectators, separated from them by a white fence. A percussionist beats out a driving accompaniment. Hunting, conquest and military traditions – these are the themes ...
Three dancers in magnificent, sumptuously flowing baroque garments move across a green field. They slowly approach the spectators, separated from them by a white fence. A percussionist beats out a driving accompaniment. Hunting, conquest and military traditions – these are the themes ...

Festival Routes

Shuttle bus inbetween selected performances

Tanz im August will start on 11.8. – For those visitors that want to see more than one performance per evening, Tanz im August will offer a bus shuttle for all travels in between selected locations. The festival bus allows you to travel free of charge between selected festival events and venues using your event ticket. There is no need to book. Following the events ...
Tanz im August will start on 11.8. – For those visitors that want to see more than one performance per evening, Tanz im August will offer a bus shuttle for all travels in between selected locations. The festival bus allows you to travel free of charge between selected festival events and venues using your event ticket. There is no need to book. Following the events ...

Fresh from Avignon to Berlin

Radhouane El Meddeb and Dorothée Munyaneza

Two new works by Radhouane El Meddeb and Dorothée Munyaneza just saw their celebrated world premieres at the Festival d'Avignon – Tanz im August will present their German premieres at this year's festival edition. The two acclaimed performances will bring new artistic perspectives on Africa ...
Two new works by Radhouane El Meddeb and Dorothée Munyaneza just saw their celebrated world premieres at the Festival d'Avignon – Tanz im August will present their German premieres at this year's festival edition. The two acclaimed performances will bring new artistic perspectives on Africa ...

Rocío Molina: Caída del Cielo

26.+27.8. | Haus der Berliner Festspiele

Spanish choreographer and dancer Rocío Molina is the great moderniser of flamenco, which she has mastered ever since her childhood. She combines technical virtuosity with an unbridled experimentalism. Her piece Caída del cielo is the journey of a woman searching for her roots, whose dance emanates from her womb and from the earth that she traverses with ...
Spanish choreographer and dancer Rocío Molina is the great moderniser of flamenco, which she has mastered ever since her childhood. She combines technical virtuosity with an unbridled experimentalism. Her piece Caída del cielo is the journey of a woman searching for her roots, whose dance emanates from her womb and from the earth that she traverses with ...
Friday 11 August marks the beginning of the 29th Tanz im August festival, presented by HAU Hebbel am Ufer. The opening weekend boasts a jam-packed program celebrating the full spectrum of the diversity of dance, from the opening production Kalakuta Republik by Serge Aimé Coulibaly about the Afro-beat musician Fela Kuti in HAU1, to the German premiere of FUN! by Lea Moro in HAU2 and the outdoor performance ...
Friday 11 August marks the beginning of the 29th Tanz im August festival, presented by HAU Hebbel am Ufer. The opening weekend boasts a jam-packed program celebrating the full spectrum of the diversity of dance, from the opening production Kalakuta Republik by Serge Aimé Coulibaly about the Afro-beat musician Fela Kuti in HAU1, to the German premiere of FUN! by Lea Moro in HAU2 and the outdoor performance ...

Tanz im August Parties 2017

Celebrate with us at WAU and RADIALSYSTEM V

From 11.8. till 2.9. Tanz im August will make Berlin the hotspot for contemporary dance once again. Apart from around 69 performances, the Retrospective La Ribot and many audience engagement formats the festival invites all artists and the audience to join us for four festival parties. The Admission for all parties is free ...
From 11.8. till 2.9. Tanz im August will make Berlin the hotspot for contemporary dance once again. Apart from around 69 performances, the Retrospective La Ribot and many audience engagement formats the festival invites all artists and the audience to join us for four festival parties. The Admission for all parties is free ...

Retrospective La Ribot

A retrospective of La Ribot's works (1993–2017)

Throughout the duration of the festival, Tanz im August will be showing a diverse selection of live performances and films by Spanish choreographer La Ribot. A feminist and pioneer of the conceptual dance movement of the 90s – at once challenging and accomplished – she operates at the intersections of contemporary dance, live art, video, and performance art ...
Throughout the duration of the festival, Tanz im August will be showing a diverse selection of live performances and films by Spanish choreographer La Ribot. A feminist and pioneer of the conceptual dance movement of the 90s – at once challenging and accomplished – she operates at the intersections of contemporary dance, live art, video, and performance art ...
This week we are excited to be able to share our new festival trailer. The clip contains film snippets from a whole range of productions, and is now online and will soon be screening in all Yorck cinemas as well. This year, the music was provided by the French band Notilus, whose album is coming out in 2017 with Denovali Records ...  This week we are excited to be able to share our new festival trailer. The clip contains film snippets from a whole range of productions, and is now online and will soon be screening in all Yorck cinemas as well. This year, the music was provided by the French band Notilus, whose album is coming out in 2017 with Denovali Records ... 
The public is once more invited to participate in a series of audience engagement formats: Dance Circles, Meet the Artist, Book Presentations, and the Meeting of Minds have all been created as open audience formats. Once again the Bibliothek im August will be established at HAU2 – the Festival Center – as a space for encounters with the festival artists and the audience, but also as a place for some quiet time ...
The public is once more invited to participate in a series of audience engagement formats: Dance Circles, Meet the Artist, Book Presentations, and the Meeting of Minds have all been created as open audience formats. Once again the Bibliothek im August will be established at HAU2 – the Festival Center – as a space for encounters with the festival artists and the audience, but also as a place for some quiet time ...

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15:00 Galerie Barbara Weiss
16:00 HAU3 Houseclub

Retrospective La Ribot

La Ribot

Film | Mariachi 17 (2009)

17:00 Bibliothek im August (HAU2)
20:20 Haus der Berliner Festspiele
22:15 Bibliothek im August (HAU2)