Interrobang Livestream: Familiodrom
December 08 09 | 19.30
December 12 13 | 16.00
Online | 10/7 EURO

In Familiodrom, Interrobang gives birth to a child together with the online audience. Immediately the freshly baked parents' collective is stuck in the ideological swamp of cloth diapers, ready-to-eat porridge, sleep training, shame and guilt.

» more

Company Christoph Winkler It's All Forgotten Now
christoph-winkler_c_gabriella-fiore_presse 1
December 11-18 Dance/film
Online | Ab 11. Dezember hier zu sehen

Dance meets music, film, video and spoken word: The performative homage to Mark Fisher can be seen here as an online adaptation in English with German audio description from December 11-18.

» more

Saša Asentić & Collaborators and Bojana Cvejić Running Commentary on Dis_Sylphide
December 20 | 11.00 Zoom-webinar
Online | Eintritt frei

Running Commentary on Dis_Sylphide will take place on Zoom WebinarThe video of Dis_Sylphide performance will be live-streamed, and presented with audiodescription. Different "interpreters" with and without disabilities will deliver their running commentaries live on separate audio channels. 

» more



Tanztage Berlin 2021


JANUAR 07 bis ∞

Since hard times require furious dancing, the 30th edition of Tanztage Berlin under the new curation of Mateusz Szymanówka investigates dance’s anti-authoritarian tradition. From January 7th onwards, in the dystopian “now” after the afterparty, the festival presents twelve performances by emerging choreographers which examine the body in revolt - in its fragility, mortality and ability to transform itself and the others.

» more


09 April 2020

We are happy to announce that, from July 2020, Mateusz Szymanówka will take over the artistic direction of Tanztage Berlin as well as the position of Sophiensæles dance dramaturg. An independent advisory board comprising Prof. Nik Haffner (artistic director of Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz Berlin), Dr. Pirkko Husemann (artistic director of Schwankhalle Bremen), Olivia Hyunsin Kim (choreographer), Sebastian Matthias (choreographer) and the artistic direction and management team of Sophiensæle decided on the assignment.
MATEUSZ SZYMANÓWKA (*1988) is a dramaturge and curator in the field of choreography, dance and performance. He studied cultural, theatre and dance studies in Warsaw and Berlin. As curator he has developed presentational frameworks for experimental choreography and performance and has realised local and international projects, festivals and exhibitions. As dramaturge, he has worked primarily with a young generation of Berlin- and Warsaw-based choreographers and performance makers, whose artistic practice is rooted in feminism and queer theory. He has worked with and for institutions such as Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Nowy Teatr and Teatr Studio in Warsaw, Art Stations Foundation in Poznan and HAU Hebbel am Ufer and is currently taking care of the emerging artist’s platform Introducing… of the Performing Arts Festival Berlin. Furthermore, since 2017 he has been working closely with the team of the independent queer culture festival POMADA in Warsaw.
Since its foundation in 1996 by Barbara Friedrich and Benjamin Schälike, TANZTAGE BERLIN has focused on the discovery, promotion and presentation of young choreographers in Berlin. As a platform for the next generation of young choreographers, premieres and first performances are at heart of the programme. Young, talented artists are given the opportunity to develop, produce and present their projects to the public. In cooperation with various partner organisations, the Tanztage Berlin discover, promote and present new trends in contemporary dance with a variety of choreographic approaches.
The next edition of TANZTAGE BERLIN will take place in January 2021 at Sophiensæle. The call for applications will be published in May 2020.
Search + Archive