KCRW Berlin Presents: Tanz Im August

In 2018 we celebrated the 30th anniversary of Tanz im August, Berlin's international festival for contemporary dance. Check out our features and reviews including interviews with Elizabeth Streb and Virve Sutinen.

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Friday, August 10 – Sunday, September 2

HAU Hebbel am Ufer


Tanz im August is Berlin’s international festival for contemporary dance. For 30 years, Tanz im August, presented by HAU Hebbel am Ufer, has invited audiences to experience a wide scope of dance performances. Productions were staged by international stars and newcomers alike along with choreographers from Berlin’s own dance scene .

Enjoy our coverage of the festival: 

Listen to our recent piece exploring the 30th anniversary of Tanz im August through their archives.

Tanz im August review: ‘Portrait of Myself as My Father’ evokes the spirit of the estranged

Learning to fly: Elizabeth Streb’s ‘action heroes’ defy gravity at Tanz im August

Tanz im August Review: THE AGENCY is where post-human workout meets immersive theater

Tanz im August’s Virve Sutinen on the history and future of contemporary dance

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