Tanzkongress 2019

On 08.06. the Tanzkongress 2019 with DOWN BY THE WATER opens its doors for everyone.


For the Dance Congress 2019, choreographer Meg Stuart is developing an assembly format that will address contemporary dance issues in a practical and collaborative way. From June 5 to 10, around 500 dance professionals will try out various physical practices, discuss philosophical and scientific concepts and consider political activism from different times and places in order to find inspiration for contemporary dance.

Public Programme

+ A work of art for the public space to participateStill Untitled@Tanzkongress2019
Xavier Le Roy and Scarlet Yu
01./02.06.2019 11:00 and 15:00 | Admission free


Sa 08.06. | Admission free
from 10 am common ritual in HELLERAU
from 12 noon Walks with Dresden artists*women
(artistic interventions on the steamship “Gräfin Cosel”, Steg 12, east of the Carolabrücke)

+club night in objekt klein a from 11 pm | (tickets at the box office)

On 08.06. the Tanzkongress 2019 with DOWN BY THE WATER opens its doors for everyone:
After a common ritual in HELLERAU, Dresden artists* will lead on different paths to the banks of the Elbe and to the steamship “Countess Cosel”.

At 2 pm, artistic interventions by Daniel Cremer, Isabel Lewis, Lucie Tuma, TanzNetzDresden and many others will begin next to a garden being created on the sun deck. In the evening, the queer collectives Lecken (Berlin) and mina (Lisbon) invite you to a club night at objekt klein a (tickets 12 € at the box office).
In advance, Xavier Le Roy and Scarlet Yu offer workshops with “Still Un- titled@Tanzkongress2019” to jointly develop a work of art for public space.