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 & Performances
August 2 – 12, 2022


This year‛s edition presents long-time companions and especially representatives of the new generation of choreographers.  At the Open Stage, you can discover the works of young choreographers.

Tickets for all performances can be purchased via the ticket sales of München Ticket.




You can look forward to workshops in: Partnering Tools & Techniques; Repertory Classes on Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Kidd Pivot/ Crystal Pite & Johan Inger; Choreographic Labs; Audio Description Training; Contemporary Dance for Beginners & Golden Agers; Urban Dance; Hatha Yoga & Feldenkrais.



And the beat
goes on ...

August 7
Starting at 14.00 H
Fluffy Clouds

Entrance free of charge

This year TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA is transforming Fluffy Clouds into an afternoon of lectures, workshops and performances – a picnic as source of inspiration and movement for friends and the whole family. The work “Bouncing Narratives” by Norwegian artist Roza Moshtaghi sets the rhythm for this afternoon.

With Esther Balfe, Alexandra Baybutt, Luke Jessop, Dr. Peter Lovatt, Joe Moran, Roza Moshtaghi, Katrin Schafitel, Louise Vanneste, Chiang-Mei Wang, Eike Wittrock


The events of TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA take place subject to the currently valid COVID-19 hygiene protection regulations. Possible changes will be announced at the venue and on our website on a daily basis.


Kulturreferat der Landeshauptstadt München, Bayerischer Landesverband für Zeitgenössischen Tanz (BLZT) aus Mitteln des Bayerischen Staatsministeriums für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Bezirk Oberbayern, NATIONALES PERFORMANCE NETZ Gastspielförderung Tanz, gefördert von der Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien, sowie den Kultur- und Kunstministerien der Länder, Goethe-Institut

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.

Dance &

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.

against all odds


In a parcours of dance, performative, artistic, theoretical as well as personal contributions – live and digitally – artists and theorists who have accompanied TANZWERKSTATT EUROPA over the past 30 years have reflected on the possibilities of dance and choreography, but also on forms of living together in the future. How can we – against all odds – continue to dance or dance against the circumstances?

With contributions by:
Esther Balfe, Jérôme Bel, Jonathan Burrows, Ramsay Burt, Boris Charmatz, Janez Janša, Jin Lee, Lucas Lopez, Àngels Margarit, Anna Mendelssohn,  Jeremy Nelson, Ceren Oran, Moritz Ostruschnjak, Virginie Roy, Ana Vujanović, Frank Willens

The SymPodium took place on August 6, 2021 at Muffathalle. It has been recorded and can be re-watched here: