tanzhaus nrw

In 1998 tanzhaus nrw moved into a former tram depot in Düsseldorf and since then it has developed into an international centre for contemporary dance with two stages and eight rehearsal studios.

The 4000 square meters are home to a performance location, a production site and a training centre, all under one roof with over 3000 visitors each week.


(Objekt ID 5372)
Object type Organization
Also known as Formerly Die Werkstatt
Organization type Dissemination centre, Programming, Producing, Resource centre, Competence centre
Main focus Dance, Education
Established January 1, 1978
Email info@tanzhaus-nrw.de
Website tanzhaus nrw

Contact information

Address Erkrather Str. 30, 40233 Düsseldorf, Germany
Email info@tanzhaus-nrw.de

Other information

Legal entity Other

tanzhaus nrw evolved from Die Werkstatt, which was founded in 1978, the house now presents the full aesthetic and cultural bandwidth of contemporary dance.

The year-round season with more than 200 performances includes various program concepts in concentrated festivals, thematically motivated series, international guest performances and experimental platforms. A special emphasis is placed on promoting selected choreographers within the context of co-productions and residency programs.

As a training centre, the house caters to beginners, advanced and professional dancers with more than 300 courses and workshops offerings per week.


tanzhaus nrw, tanzhaus-nrw.de, 16.08.2010, http://www.tanzhaus-nrw.de/de/service/presse/

Title Premiere
For the sky not to fall – September 8, 2017
There is no Here, Here – October 28, 2016
Gala – October 25, 2016 – R. B. Jérôme Bel
Gala – May 13, 2015 – R. B. Jérôme Bel
Corps de Walk – April 14, 2012 – Carte Blanche
Corps de Walk – June 3, 2011 – Carte Blanche
Corps de Walk – May 13, 2011 – Carte Blanche
I have a secret to tell you (please) leave with me – October 11, 2006 – zero visibility corp.
(but) that night I found her very alluring – March 29, 2006 – zero visibility corp.
Book of Songs – 2002 – Ingun Bjørnsgaard Prosjekt