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Program 2015

The next festival will be scheduled for May 2017. Please check for regular updates on our facebook page.

Festival Schedule

Festival Opening

start 7:00 p.m. // free entrance

aesthetic experiences //  Timbased and Interactive Media ( Kunstuniversität Linz)

interactive media art projects

audience and artists meet interactive media art

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Loops and Breaks // Julia Schwarzbach

loops and breaks is an interactive performance set on a solid and simple structure of written actions and triggers. Julia invites you, the audience, to make the action by responding to a series of shifting instructions prepared especially for the particular venue and the audience of the evening.

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6:00-6:30 p.m. // tickets on site

Villaggio //Transitheart Productions
movie Crossing Europe Local Artists

Dancing in a timeless town where characters meet and oppose to their surrounding. Resistance against the routine of this place is made visible trough movement and dance.

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6:30-7:30 p.m. // tickets on site


dance short movies curated by Theresia Dückelmann

Repetition on Sat. 17.10. at Programmkino Wels 8:00 p.m.

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8:00 p.m.// tickets on site


Searching for Isolde // Ulrike Hager und Barbara Windtner
Crossing Europe opening movie

Director Barbara Windtner sets out together with the dancer Ulrike Hager in search of the choreographer Isolde Klietmann, a dance pioneer in the inter-war period in Linz.

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start 8:00 p.m. // Tickets on site or bookable under www.posthof.at

Think Fish // cieLaroque/helene weinzierl

We see a couple. We get the feeling that what we are seeing actually is not in a perfect    harmony. It seems to be exhausting, unhealthy, laborious, and somehow it appears to be unpleasant, the harmony is missing.

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Rockers // Dante Murillo and Pawel Dudus

Rockers is as a physical response to the human passions, excitements and curiosity observed in Bosch’s paintings such as The Garden of Early Delights and The Last Judgement.

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THR3E // Enyer Ruiz & Jerca Rožnik

The dance piece THR3E is based on the term ” Connection”, the connection, which appears between two beings…  a man and a woman, a man and man, a mother and a child, you and a random person who is sitting in the bus next to you…. As long as it comes from both sides it can exist.

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start 7:00 p.m. // Tickets on site

Focus Trio c Karin Hofbauer

Focus Trio // Anja Majder, Ewa Wilisowska und Tamara Kronheim

We remember that our senses ones were the key of understanding our environment

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Wunderbare Jahre // Dagmar Dachauer

Wunderbare Jahre, the first solo piece of Dagmar Dachauer, deals with both Johann Strauss’s music in a contemporary (dance) context and the epoch of the Viennese Congress (1814/15).

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Function Man Part Extract // Matan Levkowich & Claire Lefèvre


Function man is a dance solo about the effects of militarization on the male body.

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Transformer extended // SILK Cie.

The starting point of the performance is a costume which exposes an accumulation of puppets sewn together as a figurative texture.

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7:00 p.m. // tickets on site

Break.Out // Àkos Hargitay

3 female dancers and one musician. Crossover Mix of Breakdance and  Contemporary Dance

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rarities_c - Sonia Borkowicz

Rarities-Polarities-Positionalities // Josseline Black


“Rarities-Polarities-Postionalities” is a three-part demonstrative performance reaching towards a semi-scientific reading of “locating oneself”.

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start 9:00 p.m. // tickets on site

Jan Rozman photo  Matija Lukić (1)

SENZASENSO // Jan Rozman


In his newest work Jan Rozman together with the dancer Alja Ferjan tramsform the stage landscape into a living organism and create a new world, dangerously similar to reality.

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followed by // Open Dancefloor

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. // Registration – yoga@feelgut.at


Yoga Live Flow ­ feat. Anna Katt // Carmen Schwarz

We practice vinyasa flow­ breath­synchronized movement combined with live music from Anna Katt.

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1:00 – 4:00 p.m. // @ Behrens Koch Kolektiv


artists (organic) brunch

If you want to join the artists and the tanzhafenFESTIVAL team for brunch, please have a seat reserved sending an email to office@tanzhafenfestival.at.

4:00 – 7:00 p.m. // Registration – akos.hargitay@gmail.com


BODYPARKOUR // Ákos Hargitay

Bodyparkour is a word created out of the terms ‘body‘ and ‘parkour‘, reflecting on the parallel approach of dance (contemporary) & art of movement (parkour).

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14:00 and 16:00 (repetition) // tickets on site


Community Day curated by Lena Setzwein
Community Dance Showings

+ kidZ physical theater kreiner/jungbauer: “Dynamik”

+ ZeiTTanz Kompanie (Lena Setzwein): ” Auf der Flucht”

+ MAD Company(Silvia Feldmair): “unbekannter Titel”

+ Christine Maria Krenn/ Tanztheater Ensemble of Tanzschule Horn: “unbekannter Titel”

+ Herztanz (Ursula Zemzemi, Heidrun Schultz, Sabine Hoda, Gerda Dinst, Andrea Amon, Jutka Hartley- Aradi): „Eine Reise nach Innen- eine Reise nach Außen“

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start 20:30 Uhr // Tickets on site

SunBengSitting // Simon Mayer

SunBengSitting is a piece straddling yodelling, folk dance and contemporary dance, a trip to the past and a playful, humorous search for identity.

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Workshops // 10.10.2015 & 11.10.2015

Registration for the workshop works very simply via a registration form. Click on the button below to get there. To pay for the desired courses, please bring with you the amount in cash and pay on site.

Your personal information will be treated confidentially and will not be disclosed to third parties!



Saturday, 5. October 2015


10.30-12.00 a.m. Afro Modern Dance/ Jean Bernard Fontus


1.00-2.30 p.m. Jazz Dance Level 1-2 / Ana Geneblazo


2.45-4.15 p.m. Hip Hop Basic / Bianca Anne Braunesberger


4.30-6.00 p.m. Floor Trips/ Breakdance Dance/ Petr Ochvat


Sunday, 11. October 2015


10.00-11.30 a.m. Axis Syllabus- the miracolous spine I */ Lisbeth Bitto


11.30 a.m.-1.00 p.m. Axis Syllabus- the miracolous spine II */ Lisbeth Bitto


1.15-2.45p.m. Contemporary Dance/ Dante Murillo


*both parties must be booked obligatory together



Click here to see performances at the venues (AEC Deep Space, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Posthof Linz, Musiktheater, RedSapata Tanzfabrik, Movimento Kino)



Click here to get to the workshops of the festival (10 Saturday & 11 Sunday October, 2015 @ RedSapata Tanzfabrik)


title-page: © Florian Voggeneder