ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival
The predecessor to this festival is the Vienna International Dace Week launched in 1984 by the Brazilian-born dancer Ismael Ivo and others. It began initially as a workshop festival but soon performances were added and in 1988 it took on its present name. Today it has become one of Europe’s leading festivals inviting internationally renowned choreographers and companies such as Wim Vandekeybus and Marie Chouinard, La la la Human Steps, Rosas, Joseph Nadji and Emio Greco to name a few. In 1996, it also established the scholarship system danceWeb-Europe.
During the five weeks of the festival’s run, over 40 works are performed at ten venues, drawing a total audience of some 30,000, and some 160 workshops given by 40 instruuctores are attended by some 3,000 participants. There are also research projects providing a platform for investigation into the latest directions in contemporary dance. The festival also known for providing a variety of workshops by international choreographers.
The artistic director since the festival’s founding in 1984 is Karl Regensburger.
|festival name :||ImPulsTanz - Vienna International Dance Festival|
|venue :||Odeon Theater, etc.|
|period :||2022.7.7 -> 2022.8.7|