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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 Nati...
2019
Agudo Dance Company "Silk Road" © George Anastasakis

Agudo Dance Company

Silk Road

If this borderland of dance between India and Spain calls masterpieces by Akram Khan to mind, this is not a coincidence. Because Andalusian artist Jose Agudo was assistant choreographer and rehearsal...
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 2019
Akemi Takeya "ZZremix" © Helmut Prochart

Akemi Takeya

ZZremix

All vibrance of the body is determined, among other things, by its breath: from “drawing a deep breath” and “gasping for air” to situations in which people “hold their breath” because they are simply ...
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 2019
Ali Moini "MY PARADOXICAL KNIVES" © Christian Lutz

Ali Moini

MY PARADOXICAL KNIVES

Ornament as a promise was the premise of the pattern-and-decoration movement. Committed feminist artists in the United States in the 1970s like Miriam Schapiro or Robert Kushner brought color, materials...
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 2019
Alleyne Dance "A Night's Game" © Lidia Crisafulli

Alleyne Dance

A Night’s Game

There is something very special about these British twins. Not only because the two dynamic sisters have been running their own company for five years and belong to ImPulsTanz as two of its longest-standing...
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 2019
Amanda Piña / nadaproductions "Danza y Frontera" © Estudio Elgozo

Amanda Piña / nadaproductions

Danza y Frontera (Museum Version)

The latest work from the series Endangered Human Movements is based on a pre-Hispanic dance form used by the Spanish crown (Casa de Austria / Habsburg) in the conquest of Mexico as “Danza de conquista”. It ...
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 2019
Anne Juren "42" © Karolina Miernik

Anne Juren

42

To this day, no one really knows what information and what knowledge a body stores over the course of a lifetime. So how is one to turn this body – all of it, not just the brain – into an “archive”? Last su...
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 2019
Annie Dorsen "Spokaoke" © Brittany Buogiorno

Annie Dorsen

Spokaoke

Dear Madam, did you ever, for once in your life, in a fantasy you have never talked about, want to be Muhammad Ali in his own words? Or: Hey, young man, can you imagine formulating your resignation as...
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 2019
Dimitri Chamblas & Boris Charmatz / Terrain " à bras-le-corps" © Raynaud de Lage

Boris Charmatz & Dimitri Chamblas

À bras-le-corps

This is truly exceptional: Boris Charmatz and Dimitri Chamblas were only 19 when they first danced this duet 25 years ago, and they still show it to this day. Anyone who watches À bras le corps understands ...
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 2019
Cie. Willi Dorner "mazy" © Lisa Rastl

Cie. Willi Dorner

mazy

Due to the injury of a company member this  performance must unfortunately be canceled. He is Europe’s specialist in choreographic surveys of the relationships between the human body and the n...
 2019
CieLaroque/helene weinzierl "AS FAR AS WE ARE" © Ursula Lindenbauer

CieLaroque/helene weinzierl

AS FAR AS WE ARE

An experiment may begin. It sets out to establish whether we have all become crash test dummies in the 21st century, and are being test-driven into walls, which are on the rise again these days. In this...
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 2019
Claire Croizé & Matteo Fargion / ECCE vzw "Flowers (we are)" © Herman Sorgeloos

Claire Croizé

Flowers (we are)

If an artist could be awarded the title “virtuoso of contradictory subtlety in dance”, Claire Croizé would surely be a front runner. This was already evident in her graduation piece from Anne Teresa De K...
 2019
Dana Michel "CUTLASS SPRING" © Jocelyn Michel

Dana Michel

CUTLASS SPRING

Things are about to get intimate in an unusual way, because in this piece Dana Michel wants to know what sex education actually is. So far, the artist from Montreal has caused a stir with performances...
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 2019
DD Dorvillier "No Change, or "freedom is a psycho-kinetic Skill" (2005)" © Karolina Miernik

DD Dorvillier / Human Future Dance Corps

No Change, or "freedom is a psycho-kinetic Skill" (2005)

The title might make one a little suspicious. Because psychokinesis, also called telekinesis, originates from the obscure realm of parapsychology and means, for example, the moving of things by “mental p...
 2019
Doris Uhlich "TANK" © Axel Lambrette

Doris Uhlich

TANK

Is this creature an experiment, maybe even a genetic recreation like Ripley in part 4 (Resurrection) of the Alien film series? Perhaps. In any case, what happens in this piece by the renowned Viennese...
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 2019
Elio Gervasi "The Choreographic Engine" © Christian Lapp

Elio Gervasi

The Choreographic Engine

This field project by the renowned choreographer deals with the creation of choreographic structures based on dynamic, contact, intuition and self-determined perception. Starting from a diverse vocabulary...
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 2019
Ellen Furey & Malik Nashad Sharp "SOFTLAMP.autonomies" © Michalska Kinga

Ellen Furey & Malik Nashad Sharpe

SOFTLAMP.autonomies

What a dream: One day, everything will be fine! For real. But without dancing and vaporwave it may not come to that. The art and music movement called vaporwave is “the gigantic natural aunt” of Ell...
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[8:tension]  2019
Eric Arnal-Burtschy "Why We Fight" © Emilia Milewska

Eric Arnal-Burtschy

Why We Fight

Who is ready to fight for something? Actually fight, by risking one’s own life and with a weapon in one’s hand? Eric Arnal-Burtschy, a reserve officer in the First Division Scorpion of the French Arm...
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[8:tension]  2019
Frank Willens "Radiant Optimism" @ Karolina Miernik

Frank Willens

Radiant Optimism

Prospects have dimmed, opportunities are on a modest level, the general mood fluctuates. In this situation, one must not put one’s head in the sand, Frank Willens is convinced, because “then it’s reall...
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 2019
Frederic Gies" walk+talk" © Thomas Zamolo

Frédéric Gies

walk + talk

Club culture is part of his life, ecstasy is an element of the default states of his mind, and his body can become quite provocative. French-born dancer and choreographer Frédéric Gies was shaped by b...
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 2019
Frederic Gies" © Thomas Zamolo

Frédéric Gies

Good Girls Go To Heaven, Bad Girls Go Everywhere

A 3 hours and 38 minutes dance performance in a space infused by the beats of a techno set by Fiedel (Berghain/Ostgut Ton) and filled with a floor installation by the visual artist Anton Stoianov, which...
FULLY BOOKED
 2019
God's Entertainment "TARZAN" © Peter Mayr

God’s Entertainment

TARZAN

Gordon Griffith. Who remembers him? In 1918, he was the very first actor to play Tarzan in a film. In a silent film, that is, which naturally ruled out the famous Tarzan yell that made Johnny Weissmüller ...
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 2019
Ian Kaler "o.T. RAW PRACTICE © Jam Rostron & Ian Kaler

Ian Kaler

o.T. | RAW PRACTICE

Closeness can mean many things: it comprises elements of kinship, togetherness, affection and likeness, and it is the key issue of great emotional longings to be intimately connected with someone or...
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 2019
Ismael Ivo / Balé da Cidade de São Paulo & Morena Nascimento "Um Jeito de Corpo" © STIG

Ismael Ivo / Balé da Cidade de São Paulo & Morena Nascimento

Um Jeito de Corpo

Um Jeito de Corpo: A firework of Brazilian savoir vivre on the stage of Vienna’s Burgtheater! Caetano Veloso is one of the brightest stars in Brazil’s musical firmament. His trademarks are: the poe...
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 2019
Ivo Dimchev "A Selfie Concert" © Emilia Milewska

Ivo Dimchev

The Selfie Concert

After his album premiere Sculptures in Vienna’s Volkstheater at ImPulsTanz 2017, artist, performer, singer and musician Ivo Dimchev presented an entirely new concert format with audience participation i...
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 2019
Jerome Bel "Lecture on nothing" © Jerome Bel

Jérôme Bel

Lecture on nothing

“The reason they’ve no music in Texas is because they have recordings”, John Cage wrote, composed and said seventy years ago. The reason postmodern dance came into being in the USA is that this brill...
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 2019
Kresnik | Helnwein | Schwertsik & TANZLIN.Z "Macbeth", Teng Huang © Dieter Wuschanski

Johann Kresnik | Gottfried Helnwein | Kurt Schwertsik & TANZLIN.Z

Macbeth

The “berserker” among the great choreographers for the theatre, Johann Kresnik, will be 80 this year. Besides his artistic excellence and not least in answer to current political developments, this is ...
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 2019
Jonathan Burrows "Rewriting" © Hugo Glendinning

Jonathan Burrows

Rewriting

Many people think that only the economy will suffer from the impending Brexit. But who speaks of art, of dance, of Jonathan Burrows, for example? Perhaps dance will overwrite the separation beyond recognition,...
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 2019
Juliana F. May "Folk Incest" © Ian Douglas

Juliana F. May

Folk Incest

The more serious the topic, the sharper the humour can get as it becomes a subject of art. New York choreographer Juliana F. May – her Jewish grandmother had to flee from Vienna – is something of a t...
 2019
Lenio Kaklea "Practical Encyclopaedia, Chosen Portraits" © Maria Toultsa

Lenio Kaklea

Practical Encyclopaedia, Chosen Portraits

Apparently, we completely underestimate our everyday life. Who stops to think about why they do everyday routines one way and not another? Train our bodies, make love, wonder around in the city or weigh...
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 2019
Lenio Kaklea "Practical Encyclopaedia, Lecture Demonstration" © Hervé Veronese

Lenio Kaklea

Practical Encyclopaedia, Lecture Demonstration

In this lecture demonstration, Lenio Kaklea, examines issues of dance modernity, feminism, the configuration of the urban landscape in European peripheries, the dance academia and the art market today....
 2019
Liquid Loft / Chris Haring "Stand-Alones ( polyphony )" © Chris Haring

Liquid Loft / Chris Haring

Stand-Alones ( polyphony )

Stand-Alones ( polyphony )  Demons of modernity are looking out of austere picture frames. Bodies, as translated by Egon Schiele into lines and colours, show the incipient dissolution of the clearly...
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 2019
Lisbeth Gruwez / Voetvolk"The Sea Within" © Danny Willems

Lisbeth Gruwez / Voetvolk

The Sea Within

Close your eyes and think of a vast ocean that extends to the far horizon, of the wind as it moves the water, and of the waves rushing to the shore. Then open your eyes again and look at these ten dancers:...
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 2019
Lisi Estaras & Ido Batash / MonkeyMind Company "The Jewish Connection Project" © Thomas Dhanens

Lisi Estaras & Ido Batash / MonkeyMind Company

The Jewish Connection Project

Hands shaking, bodies twitching, hunted looks on troubled faces. In this emotional piece, the bent, broken, yet ultimately harmonious movements of the five dancers resemble the undergrowth of internal...
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 2019
Maria Metsalu "Mademoiselle x" © Alan Proosa

Maria Metsalu

Mademoiselle x

An icy bloodbath. An undead being emerges from the water and gets ready for a bizarre ritual. Be warned: This performance is bound to give some audience members goosebumps, because young Estonian performer...
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[8:tension]  2019
Mette Ingvartsen "69 positions" © Charles Roussel

Mette Ingvartsen

69 positions

Now they are all finally presented together: the four extra-sharp Red Pieces by Mette Ingvartsen, to come (extended), 7 Pleasures, 21 pornographies and 69 positions. In her series, the Danish artist...
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 2019
Mette Ingvartsen "7 Pleasures" © Marc Coudrais

Mette Ingvartsen

7 Pleasures

Now they are all finally presented together: the four extra-sharp Red Pieces by Mette Ingvartsen, to come (extended), 7 Pleasures, 21 pornographies and 69 positions. In her series, the Danish artist...
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 2019
Mette Ingvartsen "to come (extended)" © Jens Sethzman

Mette Ingvartsen

to come (extended)

Now they are all finally presented together: the four extra-sharp Red Pieces by Mette Ingvartsen, to come (extended), 7 Pleasures, 21 pornographies and 69 positions. In her series, the Danish artist...
 2019
Mette Ingvartsen "21 pornographies" © Jens Sethzman

Mette Ingvartsen

21 pornographies

Now they are all finally presented together: the four extra-sharp Red Pieces by Mette Ingvartsen, to come (extended), 7 Pleasures, 21 pornographies and 69 positions. In her series, the Danish artist...
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 2019
Michael Laub "Rolling" © Monika Rittershaus

Michael Laub / Remote Control Productions

Rolling

This piece features not one single film, nor ten nor twenty either. Instead, some 200 films appear in Rolling within the course of ninety minutes. After his success at ImPulsTanz 2017 with Fassbinder,...
 2019
Michelle Moura "BLINK mini unison intense lamentation" © Thomas Lender

Michelle Moura

BLINK – mini unison intense lamentation

Religious trance iconographies in the West are often represented from the tension between sensuality and spirituality, as the emblematic Bernini's Sculpture The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, while the trance...
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[8:tension]  2019
Michiel Vandevelde "Andrade" © Clara Hermans

Michiel Vandevelde

Andrade

“Joy is the proof of nines”, Brazilian writer Oswald de Andrade wrote in 1928 in his Anthropophagic Manifesto, the founding document of a Brazilian cultural revolutionary movement. It also states tha...
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[8:tension]  2019
Mira Kandathil & Annina Machaz "Ask the oracle-the future is now" © Cynthia Mai Ammann

Mira Kandathil & Annina Machaz / Follow us

Ask the oracle -the future is now-

Ask the oracle -the future is now-  The future is now. What an ingeniously double-edged statement in an age that is only just beginning to discover that it cannot be a good idea if everybody lives...
[8:tension]  2019
nasa4nasa "SUASH" © Luc Depreitere

nasa4nasa

SUASH

Their luck changed thanks to Instagram, which was especially lucky for the audience. In 2016, the two Egyptian dancers Noura Seif Hassanein and Salma Abdel Salam began to upload photos and videos of...
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[8:tension]  2019
Perel "Pain Threshold" © Gerhard F. Ludwig

Perel

Pain Threshold

Pain Threshold takes its name from the measurement of pain the doctor uses to test the patient. In Perel’s work, this term involves more than the threshold of physical pain. Engaging in questions of o...
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[8:tension]  2019
Peter Stamer & Frank Willens "In the Penal Colony" © Ilya Noe

Peter Stamer

In the Penal Colony

How this magnificent machine become so neglected? What an achievement in punishment technology set up on the island of exiles! And now? With a new commander, the old glory has faded. It’s barely possible t...
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 2019
Philipp Gehmacher "It is a balancing act to live without your attention" © Eva Würdinger

Philipp Gehmacher

It is a balancing act to live without your attention (Theaterversion)

Words are dancing through space but they do not form a drama. Instead, they take the audience on a journey through three lives. This, in turn, results in something quite unlike a psychologising drama....
 2019
Philipp Gehmacher "It is a balancing act to live without your attention" © Eva Würdinger

Philipp Gehmacher

It is a balancing act to live without your attention (Museumsversion)

Words are dancing through space but they do not form a drama. Instead, they take the audience on a journey through three lives. This, in turn, results in something quite unlike a psychologising drama....
 2019
Planningtorock "Powerhouse" © Goodyn Green

Planningtorock

Powerhouse

Music can be used as a tool in the fight for gender neutrality. After the success of All Love’s Legal, Planningtorock, also known as Jam Rostron, have released their fourth – celebrated – album, Power...
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 2019
Samuel Feldhandler "'d he meant vary a shin's" © Jose Figueroa

Samuel Feldhandler

’d he meant vary a shin’s

The hidden eminence behind this dance trio is French linguist and writer Jean-Pierre Brisset, a saint in the pataphysical calendar. He was revered by André Breton and Marcel Duchamp, among others. Incidentally, ...
[8:tension]  2019
Simone Aughterlony, Petra Hrašćanec & Saša Božić "Compass" © Renato Mangolin

Simone Aughterlony, Petra Hrašćanec & Saša Božić

Compass

Water splashes, wine is drunk and spilled and there is never any land in sight. Two strong women drift on the high seas in the remains of what may once have been a ship. They are on an odyssey. Like...
 2019
Steven Cohen "put your heart under your feet... and walk" © Pierre Planchenault

Steven Cohen

put your heart under your feet ... and walk!

Unforgettable Elu. The dancer was Steven Cohen’s true love. “We loved beyond words, we lived and worked together, we merged together”, says Cohen. In 2016, When Elu died at the age of only 47, his l...
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 2019
Steven Cohen "Taste" © Marianne Greber

Steven Cohen

Taste

Wait a minute! What is this? Is it science fiction, a satire on esotericism, or simply reality, which we rarely get to see like that? Bad taste might be reigning here. But it’s just as likely that g...
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 2019
Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch "Masurca Fogo", Ruth Amarante © Laszlo Szito

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch

Masurca Fogo

“Aida!”, a man shouts, completely beside himself. “Where are you? Come to me!” And, with a slight accent, a lady announces with relish: “In the evening I walked along the boulevard, and the men hid b...
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 2019
Tchizhikova & Kutnov "Time to Time" © Rusted Rustam

Tatiana Chizhikova & Roman Kutnov

Time to Time

Does he know what’s going on with him? Is she in control of the space? Are the three figures banished into a loop? Time is a cold goddess. She rules the space and she manipulates the mind. She makes u...
[8:tension]  2019
Teresa Vittucci "Hate me, tender" © Yoshiko Kusano

Teresa Vittucci

HATE ME, TENDER

Heaven help us! With utmost seriousness and devilish humour this performance shakes up one of the holiest icons of Christianity. Viennese-born Swiss choreographer Teresa Vitucci has devoted herself to...
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[8:tension]  2019
Tobias Koch, Thibault Lac & Tore Wallert "Such Sweet Thunder" © James Bantone

Tobias Koch, Thibault Lac & Tore Wallert

Such Sweet Thunder

They hallucinate, they dream, they sleepwalk. Two young men are roaming a world in which the unconscious seems to have greater presence than any form of rational control. In the hypnotic reality of beats...
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[8:tension]  2019
toxic dreams WTKB "The Deadpan Dynamites" – The Art of the Gag" © Tim Tom

toxic dreams & WTKB

The Deadpan Dynamites – The Art of the Gag

Like other people of their age, these two men have become neither younger nor leaner nor more talented with increasing maturity. They have reached an age in which the lords of creation often want to...
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 2019
Trajal Harrell "Dancer of the Year" © Orpheas Emirzas

Trajal Harrell

Dancer of the Year

Recognition is good, an award is better – but it’s best to turn good and better into art all over again. These were New York choreographer Trajal Harrell’s thoughts when he found out that he had been ...
 2019
Langheinrich & Hentschläger / Granular Synthesis  "MODELL 5" © GRANULAR-SYNTHESIS

Ulf Langheinrich

MODELL 5

Flickering images in a frantic soundstorm. A beautiful woman’s face goes wild on four oversized projections. This is the stunning installation MODELL 5, one of the pioneering achievements in media a...
 2019
Wim Vandekeybus / Ultima Vez "Go Figure Out Yourself" © Danny Willems

Ultima Vez / Wim Vandekeybus

Go Figure Out Yourself

The little leader steps on a podium. Now he’s towering over everyone. “You will be my army!”, he shouts and looks down with wide-open eyes at the audience and his four dancers. In this game configuration, it is...
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 2019
Vladimir Miller & Claudia Hill & Julian Weber & Roberto Martinez "Unstable Nights" © Karolina Miernik

Vladimir Miller & Claudia Hill & Julian Weber

Unstable Nights

For many artists, coming together with colleagues from various disciplines to work on creative efforts together counts among the most intensive experiences. Scenographer and spatial artist Vladimir Miller,...
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 2019

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