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ImPulsTanz 2019: Winners Young Choreographers’ Award & Festival Résumé
12 August 2019

On Sunday evening, 11th August, the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival 2019 awarded the Young Choreographers’ Award, sponsored by Mikme. It also looks back at a successful summer.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: A last weekend of dancing, celebrating and honouring
07 August 2019

The ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival is coming to an end and the final weekend is approaching. For the last time, the mumok and Leopold Museum provide their floors for contemporary dance and performance, the Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz opens its doors for the B-Side Party and the [8:tension] Series culminates in the Award Ceremony of the ImPulsTanz – Young Choreographers’ Award.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: Journeys through History, Charts and far away Countries in the fourth Week of the Festival
01 August 2019

The fourth week of ImPulsTanz presents music and dance in all it's varieties: The Agudo Dance Company dances along the Silk Road to Indian and Spanish sounds, Ellen Furey and Malik Nashad Sharpe loop Yung Hurns Vienna anthem Pillen, Planningtorock sings a musical show for gender neutrality, nasa4nasa combines synchronous movements with club music, and three music video programmes mirrors sounds in images.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: Obituary for Johann Kresnik

27 July 2019


The dance theatre has lost one of its pioneers and ImPulsTanz a good friend. Shocked and in deep mourning we have to announce that Johann Kresnik passed away on Saturday, 27th July 2019 in his 80th year of life.

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ImPulsTanz 2019: Prophecies, Kafka and dance for a better world in the third festival week
25 July 2019

The third ImPulsTanz week and therefore the halftime offers not only three additional performances, glimpses into the past and the future, expeditions, “divine” performances, literary narratives, searches for identities and biographies, pieces pushing the limits, but also lots of optimism. With, amongst others, Akemi Takeya, Peter Stamer, Frank Willens, Frédéric Gies, Lisi Estaras, Ido Batash, Philipp Gehmacher and Amanda Piña as well as Mira Kandathil, Annina Machaz, Samuel Feldhandler, Teresa Vittucci and Maria Metsalu in the [8:tension] Young Choreographers’ Series.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: Ismael Ivo receives the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art
24 July 2019

The choreographer, performer, ImPulsTanz co-founder and director of the Balé da Cidade de São Paulo, Ismael Ivo, was awarded with the with the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art after the Austrian premiere of the piece Um Jeito de Corpo, a choreography by Morena Nascimento to music by Caetano Veloso, on 23rd July 2019 at Burgtheater Vienna.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: Musical Peaks in the Second Festival Week
18 July 2019

In the second ImPulsTanz week not only dance and performance are in the limelight, but also music: Fado from Portugal by Amália Rodrigues, pop from Brazil by Caetano Veloso, baroque music from Germany by Johann Sebastian Bach, club sounds from Berlin by Berghain DJ Fiedel, Jersey Club Queen UNIIQU3 and much more.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: The Highlights of the First Festival Days
12 July 2019

The ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival 2019 has started with Johann Kresnik’s production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which he created together with Gottfried Helnwein and Kurt Schwertsik in 1988 and which was performed by the ensemble TANZLIN.Z. After the show, the choreographer and director was honoured with the Golden Medal of Merit of the State of Vienna by Veronica Kaup-Hasler, City Councillor for Art and Science, on the stage of Volkstheater. Macbeth will be presented a second time on 13th July. Celebrations lasted until late into the night at the ImPulsTanz Festival Lounge with the electropop band POP:SCH and the DJs Andaka and Joja. The next festival days continue similarly fulminant.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: Only one more week to go before the ImPulsTanz festival opening
04 July 2019

In one week the ImPulsTanz Festival 2019 starts with a classic and yet current performance. Until 11th August the festival will present 64 productions on stage, in two museums and in an abandoned factory in Vienna, showing a comprehensive cross-section of what contemporary dance and performance has been, what it is and what the genres could develop into. Thanks to the great demand, nine additional performances have already been scheduled. And since the workshop booking start, another eight workshops have been included in the programme. Furthermore, the free outdoor workshop series Public Moves are once again offered – this year at three locations.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: The ticket pre-sale for 65 productions has begun!
06 June 2019

From 11th July to 11th August 2019, the 36th edition of the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival presents 65 productions in 21 venues – from Burgtheater to Odeon Theatre to Zacherlfabrik. Among them are twelve pieces of the [8:tension] Young Choreographers’ Series, six world premieres, 36 Austrian premieres, four [ImPulsTanz Classics] and two re-stagings. Furthermore, the festival offers four movies, three music video programmes, three symposia, three exhibitions, two book presentations and one salon.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: Add-on performances at Burgtheater Vienna
16 May 2019

Tickets for eight selected productions of the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival, which takes place from 11th July to 11th August 2019, are already available. Due to the great demand ImPulsTanz offers two additional performances of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch with Masurca Fogo and Ismael Ivo & Morena Nascimento / Balé da Cidade de São Paulo with Um Jeito de Corpo at Burgtheater Vienna.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: Pre-sale start for selected productions on 29th April 2019
25 April 2019

On the World Dance Day – 29th April – the pre-sale for eight selected productions of the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival 2019, which takes place from 11th July to 11th August, starts. For the other more than 50 productions tickets will be available as of 6th June. ImPulsTanz presents stars of the history of German Tanztheater as well as brand-new and trend-setting pieces from the world of dance and performance on nine stages and in two museums of Vienna – and everything in close connection to music, visual arts and film. The bookings for more than 230 workshops and research projects are already open and the line-up of the music programme soçial will also be released on 6th June.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: The booking for 231 Workshops & Field Projects starts
11 April 2019

In 2019, the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival promises another eventful summer from 11th July to 11th August: A total of 141 international teachers invite to 231 workshops – ranging from African Expressive Dance, to Lap Dance / Private Dance and Waacking. 127 classes are suitable for beginners, GoldenAgers (55+) as well as for children and teenagers. The other 104, including 11 field projects, address experienced and professional dancers as well as choreographers.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: The pioneers of the German Tanztheater conquer Vienna’s biggest stages
19 February 2019

Radical, cross-border, visually stunning, touching and as topical as ever: the German Tanztheater. Two pieces of its most important trailblazers can be experienced this summer at the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival. On the 11th and 13th July Johann Kresnik, Kurt Schwertsik and Gottfried Helnwein will perform the opening with Macbeth at Volkstheater. At Burgtheater the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch will join on 16th, 18th and 19th July with Masurca Fogo.
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ImPulsTanz 2019: First programme highlights
13 December 2018

From 11th July to 11th August 2019, visitors of the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival can expect a high-calibre programme, featuring highlights from dance history, the state of the art of performance and glimpses into the future within the [8:tension] series for young choreography. In addition, cooperations with museums open new perspectives on contemporary dance. And around 220 workshops and research projects invite to Arsenal Vienna.
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