Yasmeen Godder

Fri 26.01. 19:00 + 21:00 (21:00 sold out) + Sat 27.01. 19:00 + 21:00 Taking, giving, holding, letting go. “SIMPLE ACTION” lives up to the promise of its title. A simple plot opening up infinite possibilities of empathy and e...


nadaproductions / Amanda Piña

Sat 03.02. 20:00 + Sun 04.02. 18:00 Milamala, Danza de la pluma, Rey Colorado and Sakkudei: Traditional dances from all five continents, according to choreographer Amanda Piña, function as a knowledge depository on people, enviro...


Carte Blanche / Bouchra Ouizguen

Sat 17.02. 20:00 + Sun 18.02. 18:00 When Bouchra Ouizguen received her invitation to develop a work with company Carte Blanche, she perceived it as a special challenge, leaving her familiar company and usual patterns in Marocco to begin...


You're invited if that's ok?

YOU’RE INVITED, IF THAT’S OK? is the title given to the format in which the festival from 23/02 till 09/03 celebrates the expertise of children and youths this year. The overarching topic: The gesture of invitation, following the ut...


On Stage


Yasmeen Godder

„SIMPLE ACTION“ Dt. Erstaufführung
Im Rahmen der Reihe CEREMONY NOW!

Physical Dramaturgy #4: Love & Affection

Interdisciplinarian Symposium a.o. with Yasmeen Godder

Tuesday Talks: Körper 2.0

With Karin Harrasser
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Modern Dance: Limón-Technik

Chris Parker



Zeitgenössischer Tanz

Emma Valtonen

Young Tanzhaus


ContaKids: Tragen, Toben, Tanzen

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Klassisches Ballett

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Wanted: Dancers for new youth company of tanzhaus nrw

We are looking for young people between the age of 12 and 18 who love to dance! The new youth company with the Düsseldorf choreographer Takao Baba as its artistic director has an inclusive approach. All young people, with or without disability, are welcome to apply. It doesn’t matter whether you’re doing jazz, hip-hop, b-boying or other styles. Movement artist of the field of circus arts, gymnastics, tricking or free running are invited as well. The casting takes place on Wed 24.01.2018 4.30 p.m. We’re looking forward to meeting you! Details HERE.

Hello 2018

Before the new course semester begins on Mon 15.01., we start with the OPEN STUDIOS on Sat 13.01. (for everyone under the age of 16) + Sun 14.01. (for adults). You find our new COURSE AND WORKSHOP PORGRMAMME (I/2018) as well as our ARTISTIC PROGRAMME until February online. If you wish, we’re glad to sent you the brochures by post as well.

The programme of The German Dance Platform 2018 is online

Have a look at the programme of The German Dance Platform, from 14. – 18.03.2018 in Essen. The 2018 edition presents outstanding contemporary productions created in the last two years with substantial support from German partners. Congrats to all the artists and their productions, among others PRINCESS by Eisa Jocson, INOAH by Bruno Beltrão and CATALOGUE by William Forsythe for the Dance On Ensemble, which have been shown at tanzhaus nrw as coproducing partner. So happy to announce that THE WAY YOU LOOK (AT ME) TONIGHT by Jess Curtis and Factory Artist Claire Cunningham is part of the platform as well as MINOR MATTER by Factory Artist Ligia Lewis.