About TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA

Together with the Department of Arts and Culture of the City of Munich, every year since 1991 JOINT ADVENTURES has organized TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA – a workshop for new ideas and aesthetics in contemporary dance and performance and hot spot for choreographers, teachers and professionals – for all people who take great delight in dancing. The audience comes from Munich, Bavaria and the whole world.

Workshops

The TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA offers a wide range of workshops and choreographic labs in the fields of contemporary dance, repertory, performance and body work. The workshops are aimed at professionals as well as amateurs from Munich and the entire world. In the past years, important dancers and choreographers such as Jérôme Bel, Jonathan Burrows, Boris Charmatz, Laurent Chétouane, Matteo Fargion, Gill Clarke, Christine De Smedt, Lisbeth Gruwez, Stefan Kaegi, Xavier Le Roy, Constanza Macras, Noé Soulier or Meg Stuart.

Performances

In addition to the workshop program, during these ten days TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA presents current works by renowned trailblazers of contemporary dance in a top-notch performance program. Newcomers are also invited to present their works to the Munich audience. 

Symposium

For the first time in 2011, a three-day symposium took place at the TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA. The format is directed at professional dance and theater practitioners as well as researchers, critics, students and a general public. In lectures, workshops and discussions, questions about theories, concepts or aesthetics in contemporary dance are raised and investigated.