Photo: Emanuel Gat
Emanuel Gat / Awir Leon | SUNNY
Photo: Amy Hetherington
Nick Power | Cypher
Photo: Urban Jörén
Cullberg Ballet / Deborah Hay | Figure a Sea
Photo: Hugo Glendinning
Claire Cunningham | Give Me A Reason To Live
Photo: Herman Sorgeloos
Peeping Tom | 32 rue Vandenbranden
Photo: G. Cuartero
Wang Ramirez | EVERYNESS


Complete Programme 2016

Tickets are on sale now

Contemporary classics, performances of a new generation of New York based artists and many new works by international and Berlin based choreographers dominate the programme of the 28th edition of Tanz im August. Tickets for all productions are in presale now ...

Bibliothek im August

A temporary reading room to introduce the worlds of the artists of Tanz im August 2016

Bibliothek im August is a dedicated space for people to meet and exchange ideas. Open throughout the festival, its collection includes books suggested by the artists involved in Tanz im August 2016. We have asked the artists to name three volumes that they believe can serve as reference books to their work ...

Peeping Tom

32 rue Vandenbranden | 13.+14.8. | Haus der Berliner Festspiele

Having been tested out at numerous festivals around the world, with various awards to its name, the Belgian theater collective Peeping Tom is finally coming to Berlin. Known for its dense atmospheres and hyperrealistic works, “32 rue Vandenbranden”, revolves around the members of a small community living in a trailer park. What drives the people ...


"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 ...

Meg Stuart / Damaged Goods & Münchner Kammerspiele

Until Our Hearts Stop | 3.+4.9. | Volksbühne

How close can we get to one another? Meg Stuart has been dealing with this question now for over two decades. "UNTIL OUR HEARTS STOP" is also focused on the search for intimacy, that fleeting form of togetherness that provides such a ...

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 ...

August 2016


September 2016


Fri 12.08.

21:00 HAU3
German premiere
23:00 WAU

Opening Party

All information on this year's programme in a compact form can be found in our program booklet. It's available now at many spots all across Berlin and here on the website digitally.