Tanz im August 2017

29th International Festival Berlin | 11.8. – 2.9.2017

From 11 August 2017, the 29th edition of the Berlin festival Tanz im August shows world premieres and numerous new works from different generations of choreographers with diverse artistic practices ranging from flamenco to butoh, from ballet to dance theatre and contemporary performance. 69 showings at 11 venues all across Berlin, with more than 150 artists from 21 countries, present a total of 28 productions, including 3 world premieres and 14 German premieres.

Tanz im August is honouring the Spanish choreographer La Ribot with the comprehensive retrospective Occuuppatiooon!, which presents her works from 1993-2016, including a significant selection of her live performances and films. The retrospective is accompanied by a catalogue.

Venues 2017: HAU Hebbel am Ufer (HAU1, HAU2 und HAU3 + Houseclub HAU3), St. Elisabeth-Kirche, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Haus der Berliner Festspiele, KINDL - Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, RADIALSYSTEM V, Sophiensæle, Vierfelderhof.

Magazin im August 2017

A digital version of the magazine is available with all texts in German & English and with additional videos, photos and more: www.magazinimaugust.de

Programme 2017

Festival programme

Performances at HAU1
Serge Aimé Coulibaly Kalakuta Republik
Cristiana Morganti Jessica and me
Dorothée Munyaneza Unwanted
Mathilde Monnier & La Ribot Gustavia
La Ribot Another Distinguée

Performances at HAU2
Lea Moro FUN!
Trajal Harrell Caen Amour
Jefta van Dinther Dark Field Analysis
Marcelo Evelin | Demolition Inc. Dança Doente

Performances at HAU3
Alexandra Bachzetsis Private: Wear a mask when you talk to me
Takao Kawaguchi About Kazuo Ohno - Reliving the Butoh Diva's Masterpieces
Arkadi Zaides TALOS

Performances at HAU3
La Ribot Mariachi 17

Performances at Haus der Berliner Festspiele
Michael Clark Company to a simple, rock'n'roll . . . song.
Sasha Waltz & Guests Kreatur 
Rocío Molina Caída del Cielo
Mathilde Monnier & Alan Pauls El Baile

Performances at RADIALSYSTEM V
Radhouane El Meddeb Facing the sea, for tears to turn into laughter
ccap A Line_up

Performances at Sophiensælen
La Ribot Laughing Hole
La Ribot Panoramix
Rosalind Goldberg, Sandra Lolax & Stina Nyberg Immunsystemet
K&C Kekäläinen & Company Hafed Collage of Difference and Fragility

Performances at St. Elisabeth-Kirche
Sasha Waltz & Guests Women

Performances at Galerie Barbara Weiss
La Ribot Filme & Installationen

Performances at KINDL - Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst
Eszter Salamon MONUMENT 0.4: LORES & PRAXES (a ritual of transformation)

Outdoor performances
Cie Zora Snake Au-delà de l'humain
Rudi van der Merwe Trophée
Anna Halprin | Anne Collod Blank placard dance, replay