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.

Summer Dance Classes for professional & amateur dancers

With its workshop program TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA offers a wide range of workshops and intensive classes in various contemporary dance techniques and bodywork. Both professionals and amateurs can gain valuable and unique insights into artistic working methods, which are led by renowned national and international dancers, choreographers and lecturers. The courses offer the opportunity to train  oneself at a high level in various contemporary dance styles and movement methods.


Contemporary Dance & Repertory Classes

Iñaki Azpillaga (ES)
Esther Balfe (AT)
Jess Curtis (US)
Veronica Fischer (DE)
Stephan Herwig (DE)
Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE)
Vangelis Legakis (HK)
Jan Martens (BE)
Charlie Morrissey (UK)
Bosmat Nossan (IL)
Virginie Roy (FR/AT)
Frédéric Tavernini (FR)
Chiang-Mei Wang (TW/DE)
Jakub Zeman (CZ)


With its performance programme, the TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA presents current works by renowned pioneers of contemporary dance for 10 days. Newcomers are also invited to present their works to the Munich audience. For spectators* and the interested public from the area, this offers a unique opportunity to see current practices and forms in contemporary dance at a high international level.


Cindy van Acker „Shadowpieces“
Jefta van Dinther „Plateau Effect“
Yoann Bourgeois „Fugue Trampoline“
Stephan Herwig „Rhythm & Silence“
Mette Ingvartsen „21 pornographies“
Noé Soulier „Portrait of Frédéric Tavernini“
Marc Vanrunxt, Jan Martens „lostmovements“

Utopien des Zusammenlebens

Institut français Garden

For the symposium "Utopien des Zusammenlebens" the TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA audience gathered in the garden of the Institut français for Yoann Bourgeois' "Fugue Trampoline" (danced by Damien Droin) in the open air.

The lecturers Van-Bo Le Mentzel, Hannan Salamat, Lola Fonsèque and horeographer Joana Tischkau discussed with the audience concepts of living together and the question of proximity and distance in times of global pandemics, racist violence and tendencies of social division.

the date

The next edition takes place from July 27 to August 6, 2021!