The 30th edition of Tanz im August starts today, Tuesday 17 April, with advance booking for the first four productions. On 10 August the Ballet de l’Opéra de Lyon opens the jubilee edition with Trois Grandes Fugues, three very different choreographies to Beethoven’s Große Fuge by three well- known representatives of contemporary dance, Lucinda Childs, Maguy Marin and Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker. Further highpoints of the festival are productions by Bruno Beltrão / Grupo de Rua, a german premiere by Big Dance Theater and world premiere by Constanza Macras / Dorkypark.
Early bookers will receive a discount of 15% on full ticket price until 11 June. The complete programme of Tanz im August will be presented on 12 June.