Faizal Mostrixx "expressions' 15" © Karolina Miernik
Faizal Mostrixx "expressions' 15" © Karolina Miernik

URBANATIVE.Festival urbaner Künste

urbanative . Festival of Urban Arts Vienna 2017
Arsenal / Burgtheater-Probebühne & Art-For-Art-Werkstätten / Kasino am Scwarzenbergplatz

The Urban-Dance-Workshop-Programme of ImPulsTanz intensifies in the last Festival week introducing a focus on different formats of Urban Arts: in addition to dance workshops such as Voguing, Popping, Waacking, Parkour, House, Old School/New Style HipHop and Flexing urbanative will host the dance competition Rhythm is a Dancer. The Urban Dance Styles Training Programme of the Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz is holing an audition on 06 August. The protagonists of urbanative introduce their favourite and most influential videos (iconic music videos picked by…). The workshop Creative-Music-Production-with-Turntables will come up with the release of a new tune. In the atmospheric halls of Art For Art Workshops we organise a yard sale for LPs, CDs, clothes, sneakers, skateboards etc. The danceWEB-Party at the Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz on 11 August presents House-DJs Brahms "Bravo" LaFortune & Archie Burnett at the turntables. And at the end you can watch a Performance of the Hungry Sharks!

urbanative is a project of ImPulsTanz in collaboration with Storm and Markus Eggensperger feat. Archie Burnett, Daybee Dorzile, Nina Kripas, Brahms LaFortune, Bruce Ykanji and many more.

© Karolina Miernik

urbanative package

As soon as you book three workshops of the ImPulsTanz 2017 Urban Dance Department the Workshop Office will grant you an "urbanative-upgrade" and you receive the ImPulsTanz-Group-Deal (no Registration Fee, muti-booking-discount for all workshops, you will get the reduced fee for workshops and a reduced fee for the urbanative-Performance ticket, as well as free admission to the Party on 11 August). Enjoy!

Dance Contest 2016 © Karolina Miernik

Rhythm is a Dancer - Dance Contest

Saturday, 05 August, 20:00, Arsenal
Amateurs and professional dancers of all dance styles and ages are welcome to dance-battle for one of the much sought-after prices in front of a jury and a cheering crowd. The challenge is not only to trump other participants through skills, finesse, charm and craziness, but to spontaneously react to DJ Worst Messiah's music collection. First price: 1 week Residency at ImPulsTanz 2018 plus Goldie Package. Hosted by HipHop-legend Storm. Please register at

© Karolina Miernik

danceWEB Party

Friday, 11 August 2017, 22:00, Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz
Yasmo & die Klangkantine live
Patrick Pulsinger
Archie Burnett & Brahms „Bravo“ LaFortune


Sunday, 06 August, 13:00-20:00, Arsenal
To expand this year's program focus urbanative. Festival of Urban Arts even, ImPulsTanz is organising a flea market on the theme "urbanity" at the Arsenal's workshop centre, on 06 August.
For one day, the hallway of the Art-For-Art Dekorationswerkstätten are transformed into an urban marketplace and your personal streetstyle heaven – a colourful bustle full of fashion, jewellery, accessories, LP's, sneakers and much more that makes your urban heart beat faster!

Audition Masterseriez

Sunday, 06 August, 10:00, Arsenal
The Urban Dance Styles Training Programme of the Anton Bruckner Privatuniversität Linz is holding an audition for the academic year of 2018 on 06 August in the frame of ImPulsTanz & urbanative at the Arsenal Workshop Centre. MORE

urbanite HipHop Jam

Wednesday, 09 August, 20:00, Arsenal, Studio 1
Jam Facilitator: Storm

@ Kat Reynolds

iconic music videos picked by…

Thursday, 10 August, 20:00, Arsenal, Studio F+
The protagonists and participants of urbanative introduce their favourite and most influential videos. You are welcome to send in your suggestions and links of videos five minutes length maximum:

© Erli Grünzweil

Hungry Sharks - Hidden in plain sight

Saturday, 12 August, 18:00, Arsenal
Perfect dance, ingenious choreography and a cool rhythm – urban dance made in Austria conquers the theatre. The piece is a great example of how urban dance can mutate from street style to an artistic performance without compromising its freshness. More


As of August 2017


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Sneak previews of our current performances or sweet memories of our workshops and past festival events can be watched HERE.


Fashionable goodies as well as workshop and performance vouchers HERE

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