Dance in August / Tanz im August
31st International Contemporary Dance FestivalJuly 29th, 2019
From the 9th to the 31st of August, Berlin will host some of the best and most accomplished contemporary dancers and choreographers worldwide.
The festival aims to encourage new dance formats and innovative choreographies, with a special focus in contemporary forms and experimental dance routines. It is considered, together with the Montpellier Danse and Impulstanz Festival in Vienna, as one of the most important dance festivals in Europe. Productions of international stars, newcomers and choreographs of the Berlin and international dance scene are to be presented at several venues of Berlin. Among the works presented, there are numerous World and Germany premieres. In addition to the dance shows, the festival will also include numerous workshops, concerts and parties.
Locations include the Hebbel am Ufer theatre (HAU), Haus der Berliner Festspiele, and other venues (more information on the festival’s website).