The biennial dance festival presents outstanding productions and current developments of the contemporary dance scene in North Rhine-Westphalia. The ninth edition connects nine cities of North Rhine-Westphalia and exceptional artists* in a regional festival with international appeal from 04 - 14 May 2023.The festival opening will take place in 2023 in the Ringlokschuppen Ruhr.
tanz nrw presents ensembles and artists from NRW with their current pieces and projects in nine cities of NRW and looks forward to a curious and curious audience. Because without an audience there is no art.
Since 2007, the festival tanz nrw has been a successful model for presenting the dance state of NRW, which strengthens the external impact and interest in dance in NRW - among audiences and professionals - and builds networking structures through the sustained collaboration of several dance institutions and dance producers.
For the fifth time since 2017, the cooperation project of tanz nrw 23 and the NRW KULTURsekretariat SPRUNGBRETT <> TANZRECHERCHE NRW enables a production-independent research and work residency for emerging artists* with a work focus in NRW from the fields of dance, choreography and performance. The program offers a 2-week residency in Düsseldorf (tanzhaus nrw) and Essen (PACT Zollverein), a stipend of up to
6,000 euros, and the opportunity to present the research at several festival venues in May 2023.