Credit: DJFrat
Rocío Molina | Caída del Cielo
Harry Alexander & Benjamin Warbis, Credit: Hugo Glendinning
Michael Clark Company | to a simple, rock 'n' roll . . . song.
Credit: Doune Photo
Serge Aimé Coulibaly | Kalakuta Republik
Credit: Nicolas Roux
Mathilde Monnier & Alan Pauls | El Baile

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First Glimpse – Tanz im August 2017

29th International Festival Berlin | 11.8.–2.9.2017

On april 19th the presale starts for the first foru productions: among them the festival opening with Serge Aimé Coulibaly at HAU1, the Berlin return of the Michael Clark Company as well as two German premieres by Rocío Molina andMathilde Monnier & Alan Pauls. Complete programme will be out in June.

Early Bird Offer

15% off on all tickets

For all early ticket byers Tanz im August has a special offer in store: Until the 11.6. all tickets for the released performances have a discount of 15%. The offer is available until 11.6. Only a limited contingent available.

Serge Aimé Coulibaly

Kalakuta Republik | HAU1 | 11.+12.8. | Festival opening

What does it mean to make political art today? Inspired by the Nigerian musician, political activist and inventor of afrobeat Fela Kuti, Serge Aimé Coulibaly and his team explore the connection between art and revolt. What happens when an artist becomes the leader of a movement? How are resistance movements triggered? And what comes after the revolution? The Burkina Faso choreographer’s new piece is a hypnotic, powerful ...

Michael Clark Company

to a simple, rock 'n' roll . . . song. | Haus der Berliner Festspiele | 17.-19.8.

British choreographer Michael Clark, who made his name in the 1980s for his unconventional style – combining precision and chaos, the classical and the raw, ballet and post-punk – is returning to Berlin. His new three-part evening merges diverse elements: a complex choreographic work set ...

Rocío Molina

Caída del Cielo | German premiere | Haus der Berliner Festspiele | 26.+27.8.

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 ...

Mathilde Monnier & Alan Pauls

El Baile | German premiere | Haus der Berliner Festspiele | 29.+30.8.

Tango is the soul of Argentina. It is timeless, popular and mercurial; being simultaneously a practice and an art form. In their new piece, French choreographer Mathilde Monnier and Argentinian writer and journalist Alan Pauls explore the special significance of the tango. Commencing in 1978, when ...

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18:00 HAU1
Festival opening

The 29th edition of Tanz im August will take place from 11.8. till 2.9. Complete programme will be out in June.