Vor dem Vergessen bewahren – Tanz in der DDR

Panel discussion of the Saxon Academy of the Arts in cooperation with the Tanzarchiv Leipzig e.V.

Discussion 2021/22

Dance played a special role in the GDR. This cultural heritage must be researched and, with a view to the present, protected from oblivion.


Jörg Bochow, Vice President of the Saxon Academy of the Arts

Carena Schlewitt, Director HELLERAU – European Centre for the Arts


Arila Siegert, dancer, choreographer and opera director

Irina Pauls, choreographer and director

Hanne Wandtke, dancer and dance teacher

Mario Schröder, Leipzig Ballet

Katharina Christl, Director Master Choreography Palucca University of Dance Dresden


Patrick Primavesi, University of Leipzig and Tanzarchiv Leipzig e. V.

Note: The Pasta Factory is no longer in HELLERAU. The kitchen is currently being rebuilt and the Lago Bar will be offering drinks in the Dalcroze Hall until the event of “Über die Mauer” begins at 8 pm. 

Language: German

Duration: 1 h 30 min. 

In cooperation with the Saxon Academy of Arts

Registration via the HELLERAU Visitor Centre

T 0351 264 62 46
Mon – Sat 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.