Theater & Dance


"Under Influence" by Sidney Leoni. Photo by Thomas Cartron

Tanz im August: An interview with Sidney Leoni

Sidney Leoni on his new feature film: Under Influence. Leoni talks female idols, Scandinavian darkness, and the return to basic, human sensations. more

Aug 30, 2016 12:15 PM The Berlin Blog


"AH|HA" by Voetvolk / Lisbeth Gruwez. Photo by Luc Depreitere

Tanz im August: Weekend in Review

Nina Branner gives us this weekend's low down of the goings on at Tanz im August. Branner was busy watching the new performance AH|HA, Sidney Leoni's feature film UNDER INFLUENCE, and Wang Ramirez' new performance EVERYNESS. Read on for more... more

Aug 30, 2016 12:00 PM The Berlin Blog


"von mit nach t: No 2" by VA Wölfl / NEUER TANZ. Photo by Daniel Poensgen

Tanz im August Blog: VA Wölfl / NEUER TANZ

Lily Kelting is back with her review of VA Wölfl and Neuer Tanz's collaboration at this years Tanz im August. Rumoured to be provocative and even insulting to audiences, Lily gives her take on the experimental performance. more

Aug 24, 2016 11:20 AM The Berlin Blog


Photo by Dajana Lothert

Tanz im August Blog: Curator profile – Virve Sutinen

Lily Kelting meets with Tanz im August curator, Virve Sutinen. Sutinen, one of the most influential curators in Europe, discusses her views on modern dance, balancing personal and professional life and her curation style. more

Aug 23, 2016 11:45 AM The Berlin Blog

As Frank Castorf’s departure as artistic director of the Volksbühne looms, his latest production is more of an insider's farewell than anything groundbreaking. "Die Kabale der Scheinheiligen" will be performed this Sat, Jul 9 at 19:00. more

Jul 7, 2016 4:00 PM Stage

This summer’s best production of Much Ado about Nothing doesn’t have anything to do with Shakespeare – it’s the anticlimactic Eating Refugees action from the Center for Political Beauty. Now that it's over, Lily Kelting asks what it accomplished. more

Jul 6, 2016 4:16 PM Stage

The annual Expat Expo takes place now through June 5 to unite the major players in Berlin's English-speaking theater scene. We investigate exactly what that scene looks like. more

May 31, 2016 4:30 PM Stage

In 2005, asylum seeker Oury Jalloh was tied to a bed in a jail cell in Dessau and burned alive. His killers have not yet been found. American playwright Evans premieres The Most Unsatisfied Town, a take on Jalloh’s story at ETB, premiering Apr 7. more

Apr 5, 2016 2:00 PM Stage

Lebanese multimedia artist Rabih Mroué tackles his home country’s civil war in HAU retrospective Outside the Image Inside Us on Mar 30-Apr 3. more

Mar 30, 2016 4:00 PM Stage

Und dann kam Mirna photo by Ute Langkafel.jpg

Ute Langkafel

From youthful ire to midlife mediocrity, playwright Sibylle Berg's theatrical machinations evoke challenging questions about modern-day femininity. Catch her latest offering, Und Dann Kam Mira, at the Maxim Gorki October 1, 23 and 27. more

Sep 30, 2015 4:15 PM Stage

"Das Kohlhaas-Prinzip", Yael Ronen's freewheeling adaptation of Heinrich von Kleist’s novella, packs plenty of black humor, theatrical self-awareness and manic energy, and Dionysus and Pentheus face off to the sound of thumping techno in "Mania". more

Jun 10, 2015 1:30 PM Stage

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