Thu 21 Oct -Sun 7 Nov
  • Claire Cunningham
  • Peeping Tom
  • Jefta van Dinther
  • Joachim Schloemer
  • Alleyne Dance
  • Christos Papadopoulos
  • Antje Pfundtner
  • Doris Uhlich

Tanz in Bern 2021

20:00
20:00
20:00
20:00
20:00
Fri 22
Oct
2021
19:30
19:30
Fri 22
Oct
2021
19:30
Sat 23
Oct
2021
19:00
19:00
Tanz in Bern feat.

Hemmigs-Metzgete
Sat 23
Oct
2021
19:00
Tanz in Bern feat.

Hemmigs-Metzgete
19:30
19:30
amuse tête - nützt’s nüt, schad’s nüt
Talk

Prof. Dr. Alexandra Portmann

Zwischenräume
19:30
amuse tête - nützt’s nüt, schad’s nüt
Talk

Prof. Dr. Alexandra Portmann

Zwischenräume
21:15
21:15
Tanz in Bern feat.

Hemmigs-Metzgete
21:15
Tanz in Bern feat.

Hemmigs-Metzgete
Mon 25
Oct
2021
19:00
19:00
Mon 25
Oct
2021
19:00
19:30
19:30
amuse tête - nützt’s nüt, schad’s nüt
Performance

Julian Sartorius

fyschtere
19:30
amuse tête - nützt’s nüt, schad’s nüt
Performance

Julian Sartorius

fyschtere
Wed 27
Oct
2021
19:30
19:30
Tanz in Bern feat.
Talk

Sie sind nicht allein feat. IZFG
Wed 27
Oct
2021
19:30
Tanz in Bern feat.
Talk

Sie sind nicht allein feat. IZFG
Tanz in Bern feat.
Talk

Sie sind nicht allein feat. IZFG
Tanz in Bern feat.
Talk

Sie sind nicht allein feat. IZFG
Thu 28
Oct
2021
10:00
10:00
Thu 28
Oct
2021
10:00
19:00
19:00
19:00
Fri 29
Oct
2021
19:30
19:30
amuse tête - nützt’s nüt, schad’s nüt
Talk

Ronja Fankhauser

Briefe ins Gefängnis
Fri 29
Oct
2021
19:30
amuse tête - nützt’s nüt, schad’s nüt
Talk

Ronja Fankhauser

Briefe ins Gefängnis
20:00
20:00
20:00
21:00
21:00
21:00
Sat 30
Oct
2021
14:00
14:00
Sat 30
Oct
2021
14:00
19:00
19:00
19:00
21:00
21:00
21:00
Sun 31
Oct
2021
12:00
12:00
Sun 31
Oct
2021
12:00
Mon 1
Nov
2021
19:30
19:30
amuse tête - nützt’s nüt, schad’s nüt
Talk

Geneva Moser

Wir lassen es fliessen!
Mon 1
Nov
2021
19:30
amuse tête - nützt’s nüt, schad’s nüt
Talk

Geneva Moser

Wir lassen es fliessen!
20:00
20:00
20:00
Tue 2
Nov
2021
19:30
19:30
Tue 2
Nov
2021
19:30
Wed 3
Nov
2021
17:30
17:30
Wed 3
Nov
2021
17:30
Thu 4
Nov
2021
19:30
19:30
amuse tête - nützt’s nüt, schad’s nüt

Jolanda Spiess-Hegglin

Aufstehen lohnt sich!
Thu 4
Nov
2021
19:30
amuse tête - nützt’s nüt, schad’s nüt

Jolanda Spiess-Hegglin

Aufstehen lohnt sich!
Fri 5
Nov
2021
18:00
18:00
Swiss Premiere
Dance

Doris Uhlich (AT)

Gootopia
Fri 5
Nov
2021
18:00
Swiss Premiere
Dance

Doris Uhlich (AT)

Gootopia
Sat 6
Nov
2021
18:00
18:00
Sat 6
Nov
2021
18:00
19:30
19:30
19:30
21:30
21:30
Tanz in Bern feat.

Hemmigs-Metzgete
21:30
Tanz in Bern feat.

Hemmigs-Metzgete

Festival Infos

Editorial

The world has changed so much recently! It is as if a shadow has fallen over everything since the outbreak of the pandemic. We have had to bear the burden of sickness and death. Darkness put a stop to most things. It drew over us like a dark cloak, bringing suffering and fear.

A year ago, the curtain fell on performances at Dampfzentrale Bern one day before the festival was due to start. The international dance festival was cancelled because of the pandemic. The second lockdown arrived, and the pandemic had us in its grip once again. Darkness continued to consume us.

We appear quite happy to associate darkness with all things negative: Darkness is expressed in the form of discrimination. Racism, sexism, anti-Semitism, ableism – discrimination or prejudice against people with disabilities – and populism divide society and hurt individuals.

But darkness deserves better than being reduced to nothing more than its negative aspects. Darkness can wrap its arms around us, increase our concentration, even provide us with comfort and shelter. Without the enveloping darkness of the theatre there would be no dazzling evenings of dance. Even during the gloomy and oppressive pandemic situation, darkness revealed its joyful side to some. It managed to help slow down their daily routines, allowed them to reflect on their lives and eliminated the permanent stress of choice. People demonstrated the power of goodwill and solidarity. Darkness is thus ambivalent and «Dear Darkness» allows us to encounter it in its various guises. It might even give us something back – something of what it snatched away from us?

The 12th edition of «Tanz in Bern» is now finally going ahead. And darkness, last year’s theme, is returning. The work of the artists and the festival team did not get the spotlight it deserved last year. Meaning it is now time to make up for lost time! Two and a half weeks will be spent illuminating many of the properties that darkness has to offer. Our plan is to address this ambiguous phenomenon through dance productions and a dense contextual programme.

We – Anneli Binder and the festival team – look forward to encountering «Dear Darkness» and welcoming you back: Along with the artists, we have missed you all so much.

We would like to thank our patrons, supporters and partners

 

Dampfzentrale Bern is funded by:

 

 

Tanz in Bern is supported by:

 

Migros Kulturprozent

Tanz in Bern feat.
Heitere Fahne
Blasphemic Reading Soirées
Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Geschlechterforschung IZFG
Blindspot
Buchhandlung zum Zytglogge
Ballroom Bern
Tierpark Dählhölzli

 

Medienpartner:

Tickets

Price category can be freely selected.

Prices per performance: CHF 19.– / 26.– / 33.–
Peeping Tom: CHF 25.– / 35.– / 45.–
U18: CHF 10.–

Festival pass: CHF 120.–

The festival pass is only available in advance and is valid for all stage productions. For multiple performances only one can be visited. Limited space. Please book your seats as soon as possible:

kasse@dampfzentrale.ch

Please exchange your online ticket at the box office for a personalized festival pass on your first visit.

Roller disco: CHF 10.– (incl. roller skates)
Hangover Breakfast: CHF 20.– (including one warm beverage.)

At School Matinees, admission is free for urban classes. The costs will be covered by Schulamt Stadt Bern. Other school classes pay CHF 5.– per pupil. Please register at:

vermittlung@dampfzentrale.ch

Advance sales via seetickets.ch

The box office opens one hour before the performance starts.

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  • Susanne Linke (DE)
  • Aughterlony / Emch / Fistarol / Kapusta / Smith (CH/DE)
  • Olga de Soto (BEL)
  • Olivier Dubois (FR)
  • Cie. Willi Dorner (AT)
  • Boris Charmatz (FR)
  • Alias
  • Anna Huber
  • Jean-Claude Gallotta (FR)
  • Bern:Ballet/Kylián/Armitage/Marston
  • Ultima Vez / Wim Vandekeybus (BEL)
  • Mathilde Monnier (FR) / La Ribot (CH)
  • Bern:Ballett
  • Gisèle Vienne & Etienne Bideau-Rey (FR)
  • Cie Nicole Seiler (CH)
  • Hanna Hedman, Bruno Pocheron, Isabelle Schad / Good Work Productions (D)
  • Yasmeen Godder (ISR)
  • Steven Cohen (FR/ZAF)
  • Cie Maguy Marin (FR)
  • Ivo Dimchev (BUL/BEL)
  • Cie Random Scream / Davis Freeman (USA/BEL)
  • Bern:Ballett
  • Anna Huber & klavierduo huber/thomet
  • Chris Leuenberger, Igor Dobricic, Roger Sala Reyner (CH/SRB/ESP)
  • Olivier Dubois (FR)
  • Cecilia Bengolea & François Chaignaud (FR)
  • Cuqui Jerez (ESP)
  • ZOO/Thomas Hauert (CH/BEL)
  • Liquid Loft/ Chris Haring & Jin Xing Dance Theatre (CHN/AUT)
  • les ballets C de la B/ Lisi Estaras (BEL)
  • Antonia Baehr (DE)
  • Young Choreographers Project (CHN)
  • Yan Jun, Wu Na, Lao Gu, Xiao He, Li Daiguo (CHN)
  • Cao Fei (CHN)
  • Rosas / Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker (BE)
  • Simone Aughterlony
  • Yasmeen Godder (ISR/USA)
  • Andros Zins-Browne (USA/BE)
  • Michel Schweizer / La Coma (FR)
  • Sudermann & Söderberg (NLD)
  • Laurence Yadi, Nicolas Cantillon / CIE 7273
  • Zachary Oberzan (USA/AUT)
  • Steven Cohen (ZAF/FR)
  • Bern:Ballett
  • Fabián Barba / Busy Rocks (BE/ECU)
  • Daniel Léveillé Danse (CAN)
  • Harrell / Bengolea / Chaignaud / Monteiro Freitas (USA/ARG/FR/PRT)
  • Cecilia Bengolea & François Chaignaud (ARG/F)
  • Emanuel Gat Dance (F)
  • Daniel Linehan (B/USA)
  • Dave St-Pierre (CAN)
  • Jakob & Pieter Ampe (B)
  • Christian Rizzo / L’association fragile (FR)
  • Tino Sehgal (DE/UK)
  • Alexandra Bachzetsis
  • Laurent Chétouane (FR/DE)
  • The Loose Collective (AT)
  • Jan Martens und Peter Seynaeve (BEL)
  • Alessandro Sciarroni (IT)
  • EN-KNAP (SLO)
  • Emanuel Gat (FR)
  • Nacera Belaza (ALG/FR)
  • Niv Sheinfeld & Oren Laor (ISR)
  • Lisbeth Gruwez / Voetvolk (BEL)
  • Boris Charmatz (FR)
  • Arco Renz, Daniel Kok & Eisa Jocson (BEL/SGP/PHL)
  • Jan Martens (BEL/NL)
  • Maud Le Pladec (FR)
  • Simon Tanguy (FR)
  • Cie Utilité Publique
  • Cullberg Ballet / Jefta van Dinther
  • François Chaignaud & Cecilia Bengolea
  • Rosas / Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
  • Marlene Monteiro Freitas
  • Jan Martens
  • Eduardo Fukushima
  • Vera Tussing Projects
  • Liz Kinoshita
  • Wim Vandekeybus / Ultima Vez (BEL)
  • Marlene Monteiro Freitas (CPV/PT)
  • Christian Rizzo (FR)
  • Ahead of the Curve (NL)
  • Antje Pfundtner in Gesellschaft (DE)
  • Simon Mayer (AT/BEL)
  • Eisa Jocson (PH)
  • Lisbeth Gruwez (BEL)
  • Doris Uhlich (AT)
  • Jefta van Dinther & Cullbergbaletten (DE/SWE)
  • Lea Moro (DE/CH)
  • Anja Müller (DE)
  • Milla Koistinen (FIN/DE)
  • Simon Mayer / Kopf Hoch (AT/BEL)
  • Augustin Rebetez & Louis Jucker
  • Eisa Jocson (PHL)
  • Jérôme Bel (FR)
  • Michael Clark Company (UK)
  • Trajal Harrell (USA)
  • Mette Ingvartsen (DK)
  • kabinet k (BEL)
  • Steven Cohen (ZAF/FR)
  • L-E-V / Sharon Eyal & Gai Behar (ISR)
  • Eisa Jocson (PHL)
  • Julie Cunningham & Company (UK)
  • Billinger & Schulz (DE)
  • Ultima Vez / Wim Vandekeybus (BEL)
  • Boris Charmatz (FR)
  • Lisi Estaras (ARG) & Ido Batash (ISR) / MonkeyMind Company (BEL)
  • Ola Maciejewska (POL)
  • Doris Uhlich (AT)
  • Christos Papadopoulos (GR)
  • Antje Pfundtner in Gesellschaft (DE)
  • Ann Van den Broek (BEL)
  • Eisa Jocson (PHL)
  • Trajal Harrell (USA)
  • Richard Alston Dance Company (UK)
  • Peeping Tom
  • Jefta van Dinther
  • Alleyne Dance
  • Joachim Schloemer
  • Miet Warlop
  • Antje Pfundtner in Gesellschaft
  • Doris Uhlich
  • Claire Cunningham
  • Peeping Tom
  • Jefta van Dinther
  • Joachim Schloemer
  • Alleyne Dance
  • Christos Papadopoulos
  • Antje Pfundtner
  • Doris Uhlich