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.
ImPulsTanz 2018 opens in only one week!
05 July 2018
On 12th July, the ImPulsTanz Festival will once again hit Vienna’s stages. But there is already some good news we would like to share now: after intensive discussions between choreographer Marie Chouinard and festival director Karl Regensburger, we are happy to announce that both Act 1 and 2 of RADICAL VITALITY – SOLOS AND DUETS will be shown on all three performance dates (24th, 26th, 28th July). And due to great demand, ten add-on performances by Ivo Dimchev, Christine Gaigg, Anne Juren, Liquid Loft / Chris Haring, Shamel Pitts and Meg Stuart & Mark Tompkins have already been added to the programme. But not only that – at the mumok kino three films will be screened: one about Louise Lecavalier, one with Simone Aughterlony, Benoît Lachambre and Meg Stuart and one by Ivo Dimchev.
ImPulsTanz 2018: The ticket pre-sale has started!
06 June 2018
From 12th July to 12th August the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival will take you on a journey through time from the 16th century to the immediate future. World premieres, Austrian premieres, group performances and solos will dance through international music history, classical ballet subjects, Japanese dance theatre, one’s own life or those of almost forgotten and important personalities, the failures of politics, questions of Millennials and new technologies.
ImPulsTanz 2018: An Outlook!
17 May 2018
ImPulsTanz 2018 presents from 12th July to 12th August not only highlights at the interface between music and dance on the biggest stages of Vienna, such as Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas at Burgtheater or François Chaignaud at Volkstheater, but also uses the unique architecture of museum spaces to stretch the limits of dance and performance. This year's ImPulsTanz festival will be opened by an entertaining and at the same time almost painfully touching solo by Dave St. Pierre in the Odeon theatre.
ImPulsTanz 2018: Booking start for more than 200 Workshops!
25 April 2018
sounds of pressure, Dancing On The Table In Dialogue, strange songs: A scream workshop by Veza Maria Fernandez Ramos & Christina Maria Lederhaas, Table Dancing with Alix Eynaudi & Fritz Ostermayer and strange songs by Claire Vivianne Sobottke – all that and much more promises the new workshop department music X dance at ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival 2018. With more than 200 Workshops, 10 Research Projects and 3 Teacher Trainings, the festival asks for a dance from 12th July to 12th August in the light-flooded workshop centre Arsenal.
ImPulsTanz 2018: First programme highlights!
14 March 2018
From 12 July to 12 August 2018, the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival presents pieces by the internationally and nationally most distinguished choreographers on Vienna’s biggest stages and trend-setting works by a young generation within the [8:tension] series. Furthermore, this year Europe’s biggest festival for contemporary dance emphasises a special focus: the connection between music and dance, on the one hand with performances in cooperation with the mumok – Museum of Modern Art and on the other hand within in a new department in the workshop programme.
Registration open for the education programmes at ImPulsTanz 2018
07 February 2018
Next to numerous international performances and a versatile workshop and research programme of 200 classes, the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival initiates further education and training projects to intensify and focus on one’s own individual artistic experience, development and skills as well as to investigate current and new movements in the fields of dance, choreography and bodywork. The programme 2018 offers a training programme for emerging dance artists, two teacher trainings and a symposium.