Dance Festival – Tanz den Gasteig The Gasteig HP8 becomes a dance floor at »Tanz den Gasteig« on 11 June 2022 Benedikt Feiten / Gasteig

Dance Festival – Tanz den Gasteig


| Gasteig HP8

Free admission; just come and dance along (no registration required)

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Munich's biggest dance festival – held for the first time at Gasteig HP8 in Sendling

Try a variety of dance styles in workshops, listen to live music or simply let yourself drift and enjoy. Admission is free. The highlight of the festival is that the stage of the new Isarphilharmonie will turn into a dance floor for the evening’s big salsa party. Singles, pairs, groups – all are welcome. The dance floor is yours!

Programme overview and site plan for download (as pdf in German)

From salsa to clubbing, Gasteig HP8 becomes a dance floor

Dancing from 3 PM to 2 AM
From 3 PM: dance workshops for everyone


Hip hop & breakdance – workshops for kids and teens
Ready for some street dancing? Just come by and learn some really cool moves from experienced coaches. With Luna Oberheide and Falko Landmann from the TWS – Tanzschule Wolfgang Steuer dance school.
HALL E, 3–5 PM; each session lasts 25 minutes, starting on the hour and half hour

Seated dancing – workshop for seniors, including wheelchair users
Artist Grégory Darcy will bring different people together as part of the dance. Seniors, including wheelchair users, will learn seated dances from India and Iran, as well as modern dances from Europe.
HALL X | 3–4 PM

Waacking – workshop with Missy B
Waacking was born in the 1970s in the Afro and Latino LGBTQ+ community on the West Coast of the US and gradually spread to other parts of society.
This style of dancing features rotating arm movements and an emphasis on expressiveness.
REHEARSAL ROOM | 3–4 PM

The children's disco is an opportunity for  children of all ages to dance © Robert Haas

Mini disco for children from 3 – with Lukis Kids Events
Kids can burn off some energy and dance along to a range of children’s songs here. From Papagei Coco and Ram Sam Sam to Tschu Tschu Wa, there’s something for everyone, including younger children.
PROJEKTOR | 3:30–4:30 PM

Turkey Trot & free dance – workshop with Swing and the City
Feel joy in your heart and swing in your feet, as the team from Swing and the City dance you back in time to the 20s. The Charleston was all the rage back then and other fast and furious »animal« dances like the Turkey Trot, Foxtrot, Grizzly Bear and Peabody also date from that era.
ISARPHILHARMONIE | 4–5 PM

Mixability dance – workshop for people with and without a mental disability
The priority here is enjoying dancing together. Artist Grégory Darcy has created and thoroughly tested a unique choreography for this special dance workshop.
HALL X | 4:30–5:30 PM

Waacking – workshop with Missy B
Waacking as a way of expressing liberation. This dance style was born in the 1970s in the Afro and Latino LGBTQ+ community on the west coast of the US and gradually spread to other parts of society. It typically involves rotational arm movements and expressive motions.
REHEARSAL ROOM | 4:30–5:30 PM

From 5 PM: dance workshops from the twist to voguing


Twist – workshop with Monika and Hans Knerr
Put out your cigarette and wipe the sweat off your brow. The twist was the hot new dance in the summer of 1961. Completely casual, no dance partner required and at a distance – totally twisted! (MVHS)
PROJEKTOR | 5–6 PM

Take you dancing into the Golden Twenties © Swing and the City

Peabody & free dance – workshop with Swing and the City
Dance with us to bring the 20s back to life in the Isarphilharmonie. Like many fast dance styles, American ballroom dance the Peabody also dates back to this era. Swing and the City will demonstrate how to enjoy this dance from yesteryear – with joy in your heart and swing in your feet.
ISARPHILHARMONIE | 5:30–6:30 PM

Samba no pé – workshop with Irineu Nogueira
Choreographer and dance teacher Irineu Nogueira blends contemporary dance techniques with the breadth and diversity of Afro-Brazilian culture – a combination that creates unique body movements.
HALL E | 5:30–7 PM

Mixability dance – workshop for deaf and hearing people
This workshop with artist Grégory Darcy is an opportunity to learn a sign language dance. The workshop will be supported by a sign language interpreter and a drummer, so that deaf participants can feel the vibrations of the music in their bodies.
HALL X | 6–7 PM

Voguing is a black LGBTQ+ culture © Camila

Voguing – workshop with Camila
Vogue is not a dance, but rather a black LGBTQ+ culture from the USA. »The voguing scene is a safe space where we can express ourselves in different categories (non-dance and dance), « writes the artist Camila. Vogue Femme is a dance category that emerged from Femme Queens (FQs), whose performances are about the fame and power of trans women.
REHEARSAL ROOM | 6–7:30 PM

Twist – workshop with Monika and Hans Knerr
Put out your cigarette and wipe the sweat off your brow. The twist was the hot new dance in the summer of 1961. Completely casual, no dance partner required and at a distance – totally twisted! (MVHS)
PROJEKTOR | 6:30–7:30 PM

Charleston & free dance – workshop with Swing and the City
We are going back to the roaring 20s, when the Charleston was right on trend! This dance style is totally hip again right now – and guaranteed to lift your spirits. The team from Swing and the City will demonstrate the steps and invite everyone onto the huge stage in the Isarphilharmonie to join in with the dancing.
ISARPHILHARMONIE | 7–8 PM

Afro-Brazil – workshop with Irineu Nogueira
Choreographer and coach Irineu Nogueira leads dance workshops around the world and blends contemporary dance techniques with the breadth and diversity of Afro-Brazilian culture – a combination that creates unique body movements.
HALL E | 7:30–9:00 PM

Voguing – workshop with Camila
Vogue is not a dance, but rather a black LGBTQ+ culture from the USA. »The voguing scene is a safe space where we can express ourselves in different categories (non-dance and dance), « writes the artist Camila. Vogue Femme is a dance category that emerged from Femme Queens (FQs), whose performances are about the fame and power of trans women.
REHEARSAL ROOM | GASTEIG HP8, 8–9:30 PM

From 8:30 PM: Roaring 20s party, concerts, silent disco and clubbing

 

Authentic music for the roaring 20s party in the Isarphilharmonie © Odeon Tanzorchester

Roaring 20s party with the Odeon Tanzorchester
Roaring Isarphilharmonie: the Odeon Tanzorchester orchestra from Munich will bring the music of the 20s, 30s and 40s back to life. With a repertoire from Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman to songs from Zarah Leander and Marlene Dietrich, six members of the Odeon will play original instruments including the violophone, phonofiddle and accordion. The huge stage in the Isarphilharmonie will become a dance floor for everyone.
ISARPHILHARMONIE | GASTEIG HP8; 8:30–11:30 PM

Silent disco
Wireless headphones bring the party straight to your ears and down into your feet. Choose from a range of channels with DJs and the musical genre of your choice. If the weather is bad, the silent disco will be held indoors.
OUTDOOR SPACE | 9 PM–1 AM

Interactive games
With WE ARE VIDEO. Interactive technology and video art combine to transfer individual movements to the screen. Using your entire body, you become a digital game character.
PROJEKTOR | 9 PM–1 AM

Salsa – workshop with DJ Chuck Herrmann and Teresa Grosso from dance school Salsa y Corazon
Salsa brings joie de vivre to Hall E, where pairs and singles alike can take their first steps into the diverse styles of the world of salsa. The necessary sounds will be provided by DJ Chuck Herrmann, probably Munich’s longest-serving salsa DJ.
HALL E | 9:30–10:30 PM

Live sounds to get your feet tapping © SiEA

Free dancing to live music from SiEA
Avant-garde pop, indie rock and techno ballads from Munich. The seven musicians of SiEA blend a variety of sounds and performance elements to create an astonishing musical experience, visually and acoustically. SiEA write their own music and their flashy costumes are real head-turners into the bargain.
»A genuine natural phenomenon. There’s no other way of describing this astonishing blend that ranges from celestial tones to bombastic big-band sound.« (Michaela Pelz, Süddeutsche Zeitung)
HALL X | 10–11 PM

Salsa party with DJ Chuck Herrmann
Chuck Herrmann has been playing salsa for almost 50 years now, so he’s probably Munich’s longest-serving salsa DJ. As well as his Dj-ing, he’s also a radio host and he knows how to get an audience in the right mood.
HALL E | 10:30 PM–1 AM

Dancing until 3 AM © Benedikt Feiten/GMG

Disco fever
Party with us to music from the 70s to the early 90s. DJ to be announced.
REHEARSAL ROOM | 10:30 PM–2 AM

HP8 clubbing with Harry Klein
Stefanie Raschke (Stil vor Talent | Harry Klein | she/her)
HALL X | 11 PM–2 AM

Swing Goes Modern! Party with DJ bestofmusic (Elmar Wind)
DJ bestofmusic knows swing inside out and wants to spread the word. From boogie-woogie and Lindy Hop to rock ’n’ roll, the big closing party is a chance for everyone to dance to their heart’s content on the stage in the Isarphilharmonie.
ISARPHILHARMONIE | 11:30 PM–2 AM

Have we whet your appetite? Take a look at pictures from past »Tanz den Gasteig« festivals in Haidhausen here.

(GMG)




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