A full programme accessible online on demand


From August 27 to 29, 2020, the digital conference «How to be together? Conversations on International Exchange and Collaboration in the Performing Arts» took place. The conference is a joint event by Tanz im August / HAU Hebbel am Ufer and Zürcher Theater Spektakel, it was curated by Maria Rößler & Ana Letunić. The seven sessions were recorded and are available on Zürcher Theaterspektakel website.


The festival is accompanied by a special edition of the Magazin im August, with portraits, interviews and articles on this year’s Special Edition as well as contributions from and about the artists whose work Tanz im August would have liked to present live on stage - find it digitally here.


Find out more about the performances, artists and programme on Tanz Im August website.


Next meeting: 3 November

A new co-production dance platform in Chile

NAVE launches TACTO, the first digital co-production platform in the field of chilean contemporary dance, where national artists and platforms will be matched with international programmers.


Tanzmesse Online Platform

27 August 2020 | Online

Watch the recording online

Due to Covid-19 containment measures, the Tanzmesse did not take place physically in 2020. But a full online programme was realised, which you can now find on Youtube through this article!


Curating in Context

Resources from the International Summer School

Over the course of the summer, EDN member Lokomotiva (North Macedonia) conducted the first edition of its International Summer School. We highly recommend diving in the resources made available online by Lokomotiva to reflect on contemporary practices of performing arts in relation to activism, social movements and self-organization.


Tanz im August

21–30 August 2020 | Online

Resources from the Special Edition

Tanz im August Special Edition 2020 might be over as a 10-day festival, but most of the programme continues to be available on demand: conference, films, documentaries, talks and new digital works.


Europe beyond Access

Survey deadline: 30 October

Making dance that celebrates difference

The project Europe Beyond Access supports disabled artists to break the glass ceilings of the contemporary theatre & dance sectors. At the lab hosted by Holland Dance Festival, the following question stood central: How can we create dance and performing arts scenes that are more diverse and that support the work of disabled dancers and artists?