ImPulsTanz 2018: Winner Young Choreographers’ Award & Festival Résumé
12 August 2018
On Saturday evening, 11th August, the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival 2018 awarded the new Young Choreographers’ Award, sponsored by Casinos Austria to Ofelia Jarl Ortega. It also looks back at a successful summer.
ImPulsTanz 2018: The highlights of the final festival weekend
10 August 2018
The final festival weekend will show once more, what it is that makes ImPulsTanz so unique: it is the fact that visitors can see and experience dance in so many different ways, in performances, workshops, Research Projects und the daily parties. In addition to further performances in theaters and museums, there is also the Award Ceremony of the ImPulsTanz – Young Choreographers’ Award, a Research Project showing, the workshop-finale as well as concerts and DJ-sets.
ImPulsTanz 2018: The highlights of the fourth festival week
02 August 2018
In the fourth festival week, ImPulsTanz has so much in store: next to further performances by Akemi Takeya (Friday, 03rd August), Eszter Salamon (Friday, 03rd August and Saturday, 04th August) and Mark Tompkins (Saturday, 04th August), there are three world premieres, three Austrian premieres, two Classics, three films and a workshop highlight – the Dance Contest. Among these are musical highlights at Volkstheater, a journey through time to the Roaring Twenties at mumok, an homage to a “warrior of beauty” at Odeon, a labyrinth of languages at mumok Hofstallung, poetry at the Würstelstand and many more.
ImPulsTanz 2018: The highlights of the third festival week
26 July 2018
The third week of ImPulsTanz starts off with two outstanding choreographers: Marie Chouinard’s artistic masterpiece RADICAL VITALITY, SOLOS AND DUETS will be performed twice more as will Dorothée Munyaneza’s piece, which addresses the plight of Rwandan women who became victims of strategic sexual violence. The second performances of Jaha Koos’ “rice-cooker-conversation” and Ivo Dimchev’s “workaholic-meditation” will also take place this week. This festival week also has plenty to offer in terms of music – with everything from Prince to Cohen as well as Sade –, insights into the creations of distinguished artists, a newly staged Hoochie Coochie Show, the first ImPulsTanz Party at the Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz in 2018 and much more.
ImPulsTanz 2018: The highlights of the second festival week
19 July 2018
Following the start of the festival with performances to a full house at Dave St. Pierre at Odeon Theatre, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker & Jean-Guihen Queyras / Rosas at Burgtheater, Andreas Spechtl & Thomas Köck at mumok, Shamel Pitts at Schauspielhaus and Pierre Rigal at Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz, ImPulsTanz is now into the second week: with a dance clinic, Butoh reloaded, works steeped in history, political discourses, travels through the body, musical and tonal highlights and much more.
ImPulsTanz 2018: The highlights of the first festival days
12 July 2018
As of today, thousands of dancers and lovers of dance will gather in Vienna to see the great choreographers of our time on stage, to dance with them in the studios of the Viennese Arsenal, to discover newcomers, to experience experimental formats and to party the night away. This means there is only one thing left to do until 12th August: dance, dance, dance.