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© Rania Moslam
© Rania Moslam

"Sons of Sissy" TOUCH TOUR / version for visually impaired

On 22 July Simon Mayer and ensemble present the world premiere of Sons of Sissy in a version for visually impaired audiences. A relevant part of this is a TOUCH-TOUR, starting at 18:30, to which ImPulsTanz and the Arbeiterkammer Wien kindly invites visually impaired and fully sighted people alike. It allows you to get to know the atmosphere, the stage, props, instruments and the performers and thus experience an additional dimension of the performance. MORE

ImPulsTanz soçial – Ch-ch-changes!

It would not be an ImPulsTanz festival without dancing the night away in the ImPulsTanz festival lounge in the Burgtheater Vestibül or the legendary parties in the Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz. Who will make the party crowd shake, rattle and roll, where and when, you find out HERE

Performance Bookingstart!

We proudly present: the ImPulsTanz Performanceprogramm 2016! 65 productions on the big stages of Viennas theatre houses, in museums or intimate venues invite to a summery stroll through the eclectic contemporary dance landscape. Our box office teams are alreaday happy to welcome you and also the online booking starts as of now. MORE

Dimchev to the power of five

Fans of the stage-berserk, the Dimchev pageants are approaching! With even five productions, from performance over impro concerts to (finally!) opera Ivo Dimchev will give an intense insight into his eclectic oeuvre. MORE

[8:tension] Young Choreographers' Series 2016

Buoyant attention. Dancing in resistance to nostalgia and regret. Monumental and delicate works, and much more. The [8:tension] Young Choreographers’ Series 2016 presents powerful statements by 13 dance professionals from all over the world. MORE

Kaori Ito "I dance because I do not trust words" © Gregory Batardon
Kaori Ito "I dance because I do not trust words" © Gregory Batardon

When Switzerland dances with Flanders and Quebec

With 14 productions from Flanders and six each from Switzerland and Quebec, in 2016 ImPulsTanz puts three very diverse dance scenes into the spotlight. Thanks to the support of Flanders – State of the Arts, the Swiss Arts Council pro helvetia and the Representation of the Quebec Government, this year's programme features performances by dance stars such as Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Wim Vandekeybus, Marco Berrettini & Marion Duval, Dana Michel or Florentina Holzinger.

Residency: Dancers wanted!

During their research phase in the course of their residency at ImPulsTanz Kristina & Sadé Alleyne are looking for interested dancers, in order to generate material for a group piece together. MORE

visual arts X dance

This year the ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival expands the dialogue between visual art and contemporary dance. Next to the particular workshop series visual arts X dance, curated a.o. by this year's danceWEB mentor and Golden-Lion-Awardee Tino Sehgal, some edgy, experimental opportunities for interaction between visual art and dance and choreography will evolve in the  frame of the performance programme. MORE


The further education programme, led by Ismael Ivo, is taking place from 08 July – 15 August 2016 at Tanzwerk101 and the ImPulsTanz festival. The application deadline for Biblioteca do Corpo® was extended to 01 July 2016. MORE


ImPulsTanz Workshop Impressionen

240 Workshop & Research Projects are waiting for passionate hobby dancers, professionals, children, golden agers, teenagers, dancers in education, body worker and people with MixedAbilities. Here are some fresh workshop vibes!

Music interpreter: Restless Leg Syndrome / titel: Ya Nass / album: Dabkeh
Video editing: Maximilian Pramatarov



visual arts X dance

With visual arts X dance the Workshops & Research Projects offer a very special focus. 40 classes, curated by Tino Sehgal, Louise Höjer and Rio Rutzinger, are in particular addressing visual artists, dancers, choreographers and people of familiar backgrounds still in training or already in the midst of their own careers. To diverse topics (critical writing, curatorial theory, sculptural experiments, performance…) they are aiming to investigate or create intersections and symbioses of these two genres. With  pathbreaking artists of both fields, such as a.o. Klaus Biesenbach, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Tacita Dean, Koo Jeong A, Thomas Oberender, Meg Stuart… . MORE

© Georg Oberweger

Join us on WhatsApp!

As a member of our broadcast list ImPulsTanz 2016 you will receive news about spontanously set up dance jams, showings, add-on performances, DJ line-ups, sweepstakes, and much more – directly onto your mobile phone. MORE

impressions'15 © Karolina Miernik


Do you have questions on how to book Workshops? Where to find details on our website? Where are the studios located? Find answers to some questions in our FAQ page!

© Karolina Miernik

Workshop Locations

You want to know how to get to our Workshop Locations and Studios? More information here

REBECCA PATEK "ineter(a)nal f/ear" © MARIA BARANOVA

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