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Since 1988 ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival has been presenting a cross section of the contemporary dance scene in all its varieties. Companies and artists such as Ballet de l‘Opéra...
2016
Karolina Miernik

Akemi Takeya

LEMONISM x JAPONISM & MINIMALISM

The body is wild – a time bomb that could go off at any moment. Everybody knows that, and yet the eruptions generated by this human body fascinate over and over again. Akemi Takeya, the Viennese dancer...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Karolina Miernik

Akemi Takeya

LEMONISM x JAPONISM & SYMBOLISM

The 46th lemon bears the designation “Metaphor Toaster”, the 58th is called “Happy Monkey”, the 67th is “Wind Cat” and the 71st “Black Bonsai”. Akemi Takeya enters her lemon circle: following...
 2016
Karolina Miernik

Akemi Takeya

LEMONISM x JAPONISM & ACTIONISM

The 46th lemon bears the designation “Metaphor Toaster”, the 58th is called “Happy Monkey”, the 67th is “Wind Cat” and the 71st “Black Bonsai”. Akemi Takeya enters her lemon circle: following...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Gottfarb

Alexander Gottfarb

A Matter of Belief

Alexander Gottfarb’s extraordinary performance project features neither spectacular installations nor political manifestos. After working on physical practices in public, political and religious contexts,...
[8:tension]  2016
Nellie De Boer

Alice Chauchat

Togethering, a Group Solo

Where hospitality is concerned, a place transforms into more than one: yours and mine merge into one another and become something new. “‘This is your space and mine’ is not the same as ‘You are...
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 2016
© Karolina Miernik

Aline Landreau

Vox

In close collaboration with musician Antoine Monzonis-Calvet, Aline Landreau explores the potential of her voice all the way to the muscles, bones and organs – so as to become an “instrument” herself,...
[8:tension]  2016
Anne Van Aerschot

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Michaël Pomero & Chryssi Dimitriou/Rosas

Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke

 The scene is set in 17th-century Hungary. The fourth Austro-Turkish War is raging; the young standard-bearer Christoph Rilke spends the night in a castle with his company. He is sleeping with the...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Anne Van Aerschot

Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas

Verklärte Nacht

Does a ménage à trois necessarily have to become a trio infernal? When the groundbreaking Austrian artist Arnold Schönberg still composed works in the late Romantic style, he created his first masterpiece,...
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 2016
Jasmin Attié

Benoît Lachambre

That choreographs us!

How can the body be liberated from politically motivated, socio-culturally indoctrinated and aesthetically conditioned hierarchies? And how can connections be formed as a result between people, borne...
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 2016
Veronique Soucy

Benoît Lachambre / Par B.L.eux

Lifeguard

Every audience possesses strength, energy and sensitivity. This phenomenon is what Canadian choreographer and dancer Benoît Lachambre examines in detail in this artistic experiment. The intimate piece...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Mirjam Devriendt

Berlinde De Bruyckere & Romeu Runa

Sibylle

As a reward for her love, a beautiful woman asks the Greek god for longevity, and Apollo does grant it to Sibylle, as Ovid recounts. But, because she refuses him her love, it is not accompanied by lasting...
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 2016
© Chrisander Brun

Berstad / Helgebostad / Wigdel

Soil Girl

Three women beneath the ground, indulging in a cheerful putrefication party, not without jibes at gender stereotypes, and featuring an exquisite soundtrack. Ingeleiv Berstad, Kristin Ryg Helgebostad...
[8:tension]  2016
© Thomas Lenden

Bojan Djordjev

Future Read in Concrete and Stone

A performance as a picnic, a volunteer assignment and a journey through the Yugoslavian forests of the partisans. Three famous modernist monuments are the starting points for this remarkable, first-rate...
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[8:tension]  2016
© Karolina Miernik

Bryana Fritz & Christoffer Forbes Schieche

Sixteen Candles (2015)

Sixteen Candles (2015) equals music, dance and language play, poetry and projections, birds and colours, striking fabrics and naked feet. Bryana Fritz and Christoffer Schieche have developed the elements...
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[8:tension]  2016
Chris Haring

Chris Haring / Liquid Loft

Candy’s Camouflage (Theater Version)

That was Andy Warhol in the Roaring Sixties: the Exploding Plastic Inevitable (Show). And this is Liquid Loft in our present time: the Imploding Portraits Inevitable (Series). The third instalment –...
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 2016
Chris Haring

Chris Haring / Liquid Loft

Candy’s Camouflage (Museum Version)

Candy goes museum! In a dialogue with his same-titled performance, Liquid Loft create an installation-like format of Candy’s Camouflage in the museum. Different situation, different gaze – and thus...
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 2016
Hervé Deroo

Cie. Maguy Marin

BiT

These six people incorporate the rhythm of the French folk dance farandole – and so they get the party started, accompanied by tantalising techno sounds created by Charlie Aubry. BiT sounds like “beat”...
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 2016
© Nicolas Ruel / Dancers : Paige Culley, Valeria Galluccio, Morgane Le Tiec, Megan Walbaum, Sébastien Cossette-Masse

Cie. Marie Chouinard

HIERONYMUS BOSCH: THE GARDEN OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS

The Garden of Eden, a paradise, and Hell are neighbours. Or so they are in the triptych Garden of Earthly Delights by the Dutch genius Hieronymus Bosch – a painted cornucopia of riddles, stories and...
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 2016
Cie. Willi Dorner

Cie. Willi Dorner

one

One word suffices and a whole world opens up to the imagination – especially when this word is a one-word poem. This was what the Austrian artist Heinz Gappmayr specialized in. Today the Viennese choreographer...
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 2016
Francis Ducharme

Clara Furey & Peter Jasko

Untied Tales (The vanished power of the usual reign)

Two people get entangled in a loose story about unbridled emotions. Captivating the audience, the man is Peter Jasko, founder of Les Slovaks, the woman is Clara Furey, dancer – with Benoît Lachambre,...
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 2016
Camille Mc Ouat

Dana Michel

Mercurial George

There is a tent, a lectern, dough, a microphone – and Caribbean-Canadian dancer Dana Michel, who actually wanted to become a sculptor. Plus there is a proliferation of various identities on stage in...
 2016
Herman Sorgeloos

Dorothea von Hantelmann x Jérôme Bel

An introductory event to the workshop series visual arts x dance

Choreographer Jérôme Bel and art historian Dorothea von Hantelmann will kick off the workshop series with an encounter based on their long lasting practice in and reflection on dance and visual art....
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 2016
Georg Blaschke

Georg Blaschke / M.A.P. Vienna

FLUID THEATRE

A vivid, sensual sanctuary that takes the form of flowing and ephemeral architecture, thereby creating the Fluid Theatre of Austrian choreographer Georg Blaschke. Permanent movement, undressing and reconfiguration...
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 2016
Thomas Lenden

Holzinger / Lange / Machaz / Riebeek / Scheiwiller

Body + Freedom Audience Training

The cast of Body + Freedom will be hosting audience training sessions at the Leopold Museum. To be informed is to be empowered. Not everyone #wokeuplikethis. Being an audience doesn't have to come natural....
 2016
Thomas Lenden

Holzinger / Lange / Machaz / Riebeek / Scheiwiller

Body + Freedom

Undreamt-of things can happen at the borders of the society of the spectacle. Blood, dance, beauty, striptease, for instance. A camera dances amid all that’s going on – this is Gonzo, as seen in...
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 2016
Imogen Heath

Ian Kaler

Me becoming myself (unfinished)

Who is this figure whose projected body is set in a frame? Has it been robbed of its physicality? And how are we to regard its movements in this fluctuating shift of painting, video art and choreography?...
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 2016
Anne Quirynen

Ian Kaler & Anne Quirynen

On Orientations | Shifting the burden

How does a voice awaken, and how can a dancing body be perceived in a completely different way yet again? These are the subjects of two video installations by Austrian-German dancer and choreographer...
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 2016
Laurent Ziegler

Ich bin O.K. Dance Company

Kein Stück Liebe

This is a stirring dance for all those who believe that “good will triumph in the end”. Founded in 2010, the “Ich bin O.K.” Dance Company from Vienna has already conquered the hearts of their...
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 2016
Elisabeth Loibner

International ChoreoLab Austria – Sebastian Prantl/Cecilia Li & Artists

BODYHOOD_NARRATIVE & composition

B_N focuses on universal stories born of stillness. We, restless protagonists, are their subject matter generating timing, rhythm and content. Showing Duration: 70 min
 2016
Akri Viadis

Ismael Ivo & Dimos Goudaroulis

Discordable - Bach

“Where am I going? Can I overcome the limits of rejection? Am I able to heal my inner scars?” These are the burning questions that Ismael Ivo, Brazil-born dancer, choreographer and co-founder of...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Alvise Nicoletti

Ismael Ivo / Biblioteca do Corpo®

Black/Out

Ismael Ivo associates the drama on the raft of the Medusa, impressively depicted by the French painter Théodore Géricault in 1819, with the refugees’ overcrowded rubber boats on the Mediterranean...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Hugo Gumiel

Israel Galván

FLA.CO.MEN

When someone has attained the position of bailarín principal despite at times controversial performances, when he is so brilliant in a well-established field that he has to reinvent it, and when the...
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 2016
Ivo Dimchev

Ivo Dimchev

Operville

Just imagine: Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti and opera connoisseur Marcel Prawy are looking down from heaven, watching Ivo Dimchev here on earth when he elevates the art of opera to an Elysium of whose...
 2016
Ivo Dimchev

Ivo Dimchev

Paris

Where has the reputation gone? The city on the Seine as a cultural hotspot for migrants from all over the world and a metropolis of the avant-garde – those days are long gone. Today, Ivo Dimchev as...
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 2016
Ivo Dimchev

Ivo Dimchev

I-cure

“If healing is a choice then why not make this choice while being in the theatre?” And that is the intention of Ivo Dimchev, this creator of the persona Lili Handel and great collaborator with Austrian...
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 2016
Ivo Dimchev

Ivo Dimchev

Songs from my shows

Once again, the flaming singer Ivo Dimchev presents together with pianist Dimitar Gorchakov songs from his shows. Definitely not for people with a heart of stone! Duration: 60 min Further performances...
 2016
Ivo Dimchev

Ivo Dimchev & Lea Petra

Concert improvisation & Book presentation

This concert is in a league of its own. At the microphone a man dances on the edge of himself – with a siren-like, seductive, and evidently classically trained voice, beneath a wig that bears unmistakable...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Bea Borgers

Jan Lauwers & Needcompany

The blind poet

Let’s explore Europe’s past. Jan Lauwers investigates the genealogical trees of his performers in seven portraits: one of Grace Ellen Barkey’s ancestors was a slave trader, for example, and Hans...
 2016
Sémiah Cebt La Panacée

Jule Flierl

OPERATION ORPHEUS

In a „vocal Voodoo“ with the aria „Che farò senza Euridice” the soloist Jule Flierl challenges the historical heritage of Western culture. The opera Orfeo ed Euridice by Christoph Willibald...
SOLD OUT
[8:tension]  2016
Gregory Batardon

Kaori Ito

I dance because I do not trust words

“Why does my mother always pay when we go to a restaurant?”, the daughter asks her father. Or: “What are we going to do with the teeth you’re losing?” And: “Are you proud of your daughter?”...
 2016
© Emilia Milewska

Katerina Andreou

A Kind of Fierce

In her solo A Kind of Fierce, Greek-French choreographer and outstanding dancer Katharina Andreou plays with audacity. More precisely, the boldness required to make decisions at the spur of a moment,...
[8:tension]  2016
Dieter Hartwig

Lea Moro

(b)reaching stillness

Following her phenomenal solo tour de force in Le Sacre du Printemps as a ballet for a single body, Lea Moro again goes into battle with one of the “monsters of the classics”. Gustav Mahler’s Resurrection...
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[8:tension]  2016
Karolina Miernik

Linda Blomqvist

Cosmos The Beach

It’s as if an unfamiliar, gentle breeze were passing through the theatre when Linda Blomqvist, Madeleine Lindh and Sandra Lolax perform Cosmos The Beach. Captivating dancing and spirited singing fill...
SOLD OUT
[8:tension]  2016
Magdalena Chowaniec

Magdalena Chowaniec

What's in the artist's head

What are the lines that divide art and life, fiction and fact or people from around here and from elsewhere? Magdalena Chowaniec, the Polish creator of dances and performances, has already vigorously...
 2016
Dorothée Thébert Filliger

Marion Duval with Marco Berrettini

Claptrap

“Don’t know what I want but I know how to get it”, the Sex Pistols sang exactly 40 years ago. Actor Marion Duval and choreographer Marco Berrettini revel in the ecstatic quality of punk because...
 2016
Anne Van Aerschot

Mårten Spångberg

Natten

At night, when the children are asleep, the time arrives for the creatures of darkness. They start their dance in a space ruled by the gloomiest of black: an “enlightened absence of light” in a “stillness...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Beniamin Boar

Mårten Spångberg

La Substance, but in English

A rollercoaster into the depths of dance and life. Together with nine gorgeous dancers and a singer, Swedish choreographer Mårten Spångberg has developed “a spiritual energy drink but with movements,...
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 2016
Keith Hennessy

Meg Stuart & Keith Hennessy

bend

A one-time-only experiment in dancing, friendship and performance by Meg Stuart and Keith Hennessy. With music by Klaus Janek. improvised performance Duration: 40-60 min Due to production reasons...
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 2016
Michikazu Matsune

Michikazu Matsune

Mattress Pieces

What would the bed, probably our most important piece of furniture, be without it? A frame or possibly a plank bed, a bed sheet-covered divan at best. It may sound soft, but it has to be said: every...
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 2016
Maximilian Pramatarov

Michikazu Matsune

Goodbye

Goodbyes can be joyous occasions, but most of the time they are upsetting. Whether cold or passionate, in the hope of seeing one another again or saying farewell – they usually come with strong emotions....
SOLD OUT
 2016
Nikolaus Gansterer, Mariella Greil & Emma Cocker (2016)

Nikolaus Gansterer & Mariella Greil & Emma Cocker

Choreo-graphic Figures: Body Diagrams

Comprising performative, discursive and installation based elements, Choreo-graphic Figures: Body Diagrams unfolds as a six-hour durational Radical Score of Attention, where members of the public are...
 2016
Mårten Spångberg

P.A.R.T.S.

Dawn

Dawn is like an empty page between two chapters of a book. Or a moment of silence when something has begun but nothing yet has happened. Eight students of P.A.R.T.S. are led to enter into such a moment...
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 2016
Ian Douglas

Peaches & Keith Hennessy

Critical Joy

New expressions for the information age! Starting form the workshop Critical Joy, where Keith Hennessy and Peaches collaborate for the first time that way, a performance will come into being in close...
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 2016
Peter Empl

Peter Stamer & Frank Willens

On Truth and Lie in an Extra-Moral Sense

Is the search for truth like a bag full of lies? The great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche certainly came to this conclusion, and dancer/actor Frank Willens turns this into a performative experience....
SOLD OUT
 2016
Phile Deprez

Pieter Ampe

So you can feel

Firstly, Pieter Ampe has a decent beard. Secondly, an immense energy is bursting inside the Belgian dancer-choreographer. And thirdly, this man is heading towards a deceptive summit of transformations...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Ku and Dancers

Ray Chung, Andrew de Lotbinière Harwood, Nita Little, Nancy Stark Smith & Mike Vargas

Surfers of the Glebe

What happens when you mash up a musical instrument of the 19th century with a form of dance from the last century and performers of the present? A good question. The only real answer is provided by the...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Arne Hauge

Simon Mayer

Sons of Sissy

The fiddle, accordion, double-bass and whip combine to create a lively, rousing atmosphere. The four fetching lads take music, dance oddities and lots of humour with them to the hazardous close-to-nature...
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 2016
Jorge León

Simone Aughterlony & Antonija Livingstone & Hahn Rowe

Supernatural (Theater Version)

Human and non-human actants camp together on a hot pink terrain under a fluorescent sky and stage an inquiry into some vibrant matters. Supernatural suggests a wilderness that signifies a plurality of...
 2016
A. Donadio

Simone Aughterlony & Antonija Livingstone & Hahn Rowe

Supernatural (Museums Version)

„It feels relevant after two years of performing Supernatural in multifarious situations: theatres, galleries, chateau gardens and a big ass old casino to expose our vibrant matters in Leopold Museum...
 2016
© Timo Wright

Sonja Jokiniemi

Hmm

How are language and communication connected with touch, with chaos and music? In a supremely playful and unconventional manner Sonja Jokiniemi explores the search for words as a process that is at the...
[8:tension]  2016
Flavio De Pina

tanzMontage

tight & ENG PENG! Das Himmelreich

Directed by Inge Kaindlstorfer und Sonja Browne, tight is pouring out experiences and searching for inner space. ENG PENG! Das Himmelreich stems from a inclusive research on the topic, conducted by Georg...
 2016
Bertrand Delous

Thiago Granato

Treasured in the Dark

For Treasured in the Dark the excellent dancer and performer Thiago Granato is developing choreography based on different imaginary collaborations - between dead and living choreographers, as well as...
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[8:tension]  2016

Tino Sehgal

In combination with Tino Sehgal’s mentorship of this year’s danceWEB scholarship programme at the ImPulsTanz Festival, a selection of his work, performed by scholarship recipients, will be shown at...
 2016
Orpheas Emirzas

Trajal Harrell

The Return of La Argentina

Antonia Rosa Mercé y Luque was a principal at the Madrid opera at eleven years of age. But she gave up ballet to study Spanish dance when she was 14 years old. She gained fame under the stage name La...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Sankai Juku

Ushio Amagatsu/Sankai Juku

MEGURI – Teeming Sea, Tranquil Land

Concentrated movement, dreamful sounds, images of perfect equilibrium – Ushio Amagatsu’s company Sankai Juku combines these elements to create utterly sensual art: MEGURI is the group’s latest...
 2016
© Claudiu Popescu

Valentina De Piante Niculae

M.E.L.T. - Motion, Emotion and Lateral Thinking

This dance of vibration and fusion is framed by texts by Benoît Lachambre and an absolutely magnificent soundtrack of the dancer and musician Eduard Gabia. Two young women and a young man throw themselves...
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[8:tension]  2016
Brian Rogers

Will Rawls

The Planet-Eaters: Seconds

Vienna, 2008. After a hot danceWEB summer, New York based choreographer and writer Will Rawls, who has collaborated with the likes of Marina Abramovic or Xavier Le Roy, travels south. And here he discovers...
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[8:tension]  2016
Danny Willems

Wim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez

Revival: In Spite of Wishing and Wanting

Man as an unbridled horse in the wild. Snorting with flared nostrils and scraping their hooves, a herd of dancers storms across the stage at a gallop. The glistening bodies head for the edge of the stage...
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 2016
Danny Willems

Wim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez

Speak low if you speak love ...

As the saying attributed to Napoleon clearly states: “All is fair in love and war.” In Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing someone says conspiratorially: “Speak low, if you speak love.”...
SOLD OUT
 2016
Jamie North – Kaldor Public Art Projects

Xavier Le Roy

Untitled (2014)– (theatre version)

Untitled (2014) (Theatre Version) Let’s be honest: is there anything more painful than to find out that the dividing lines one has grown fond of turn out to be increasingly blurred, permeable or possibly...
 2016
Jamie North – Kaldor Public Art Projects

Xavier Le Roy

Untitled (2012)(Museum Version)

Who are these masked figures that move in darkness and appear so confusingly similar? What are they up to and what will happen when they are visited by the audience? The conceptual choreographer Xavier...
 2016

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