Real Bodies

In times of self-optimisation and having an ideal of a young, fit and well-formed body, we celebrate the variety of real bodies that deviate from the common ideal of beauty. From 28.10. to 19.11.2016, the tanzhaus nrw puts the ...


Real Bodies: Dance On Ensemble

Fr 28.10. 20:00 A summit meeting in the best sense of the word! William Forsythe has created a new duet for Christopher Roman and Jill Johnson who for the first time works with the DANCE ON ensemble as a guest dancer. Both dancers have ...


Real Bodies: Dance On Ensemble

Sat 29.10. 20:00 Next to the choreography of William Forsythe this double feature shows a new work by the choreographer Kat Válastur. There she asks for the personal motives of the six ensemble members for becoming a dancer and w...


Real Bodies: Dance On Ensemble

Sun 30.10. 20:00 The renown libanese performance artist Rabih Mroué combines cinematic material, arts, performance and theatre, and questions in his work the authority of supposed documentary testimonials. With “Water betwe...


Cía. Mercedes Ruiz

Fri 04.11. 20:00 + Sat 05.11. 20:00 Let me dance for you – this is the caption of this night. And Mercedes Ruiz, one of the most renowned Flamenco dancers of Jerez, is being serious: her new piece is a declaration of love to the a...


On Stage


Real Bodies: Dance On Ensemble

"Catalogue (First Edition)“ by William Forsythe & "7 DIALOGUES“ by Matteo Fargion

Real Bodies: Dance On Ensemble

“Catalogue (First Edition)” by William Forsythe & “Those specks of dust” by Kat Válastur

Real Bodies: Dance On Ensemble

“Water between three hands” by Rabih Mroué
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Tanz für Menschen mit Parkinson

Monica Gillette u.a.
Einzelticket € 10,-



Tango Inklusion

Mareike Focken & Jost Budde

Young Tanzhaus



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Offene Probe von Aitana Cordero

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Jetse Batelaan/Theater Artemis

„Wenn du nur schnell genug rennst, weiß keiner wo du steckst“
As part of the series Kleine Monster


Über Schönheitsideale im Tanz: Real Bodies

Das tanzhaus nrw setzt mit seiner Reihe Real Bodies nach seiner fulminanten Spielzeiteröffnung einen erneuten Programmakzent. Das Haus rückt Körperlichkeit im 21. Jahrhundert in den Mittelpunkt und sammelt vielfältige Statements dazu. Begleitet durch eine Fotokampagne sowie ein 32-seitiges Journal verhandelt das Haus Körperbilder im Tanz über die allseits bekannten Ideale von jung, fit und wohlgeformt hinaus. Das Journal gibts als PDF und auf Anfrage unter auch per Post.

For dance enthusiasts: The tanzhaus-Card

Dance enthusiast and fan of tanzhaus nrw? Then lookout for our tanzhaus-Card! With this you receive the full programme for half the price for a onetime payment of € 49,-. And: Your company also just pays 50 % off the price. Talk to us on Tel: 0211 17270-0, via mail over or directly at our box office. 


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