Full Programme Online

Explore the full Programme of internationale tanzmesse 2024: all Open Studios, Insights, Meet-Ups, Talk & Connect and Parties as well as the Pre-Day NRW are now online.

Fully registered Professional Visitors and Exhibitor Attendants can reserve their tickets now through their Tanzmesse account.

Check out our daily schedules to prepare your participation.

Registration & Ticketing Now Open

You can register now as Exhibitor Attendant or Professional Visitor.
Registration costs 155 Euros + 7 % VAT

Find out more about what is included in your registration here and start booking your tickets. To complete your registration, please set up a Tanzmesse account first, if you don't have one yet!


Public Audience Programme

We have selected five programme highlights for the public audience in Düsseldorf, NRW and beyond. Advance sales will start at the beginning of June 2024.

For the Performance MELLOWING by Dance On Ensemble / Christos Papadopoulos the advance sale has already started.

Public Audience Programme

Programme Overview

Explore the Tanzmesse 2024 Programme with our Daily Schedules and an overview on the structure of the different Tanzmesse days.

Programme Overview


Registration Start

[12/06/2024] You can now register as Exhibitor Attendant or Professional Visitor. Registration costs 155 Euro + 7 % VAT Please note, if you would like to regirster ...

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Programme Change

[10/06/2024] The piece I'M NOT JUST ME IN MYSELF STATE OF NATURE - PROCEDURE 01 by Cena 11 will unfortunately not be performed as planned at international tanzmesse ...

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Next edition of internationale tanzmesse nrw: 28 – 31 August 2024
24 Jun 2024

Zoom Info Sessions
09:00 Uhr CEST (register)
17:00 Uhr CEST (register)

08 Jul 2024

Zoom Info Sessions
09:00 Uhr CEST (register)
17:00 Uhr CEST (register)

June 2024

Start registration and ticket reservation

27 August 2024

Pre-Day NRW

Programme Launch

The Tanzmesse Programme of all 19 full-length performances is online!

Have a look here to find out who are the artists of #tanzmesse24.

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, internationale tanzmesse nrw is delighted to announce the final selection of the full-length programme. Out of 900 proposals the jury has selected 19 inspiring productions, reflecting on global topics such as cultural identity, community, migration and the heterogeneity of bodies.

Discover now the anniversary edition of internationale tanzmesse nrw introduced in the video by co-directors Isa Köhler and Katharina Kucher and the associate curators Julia Asperska, Dan Daw, Natacha Melo and Quito Tembe.

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Highlighting Artistic Ideas & Values

internationale tanzmesse nrw is organised by nrw landesbuero tanz and is the largest professional meeting for contemporary dance. As a forum for exchange, knowledge transfer and networking, the Tanzmesse is an important meeting place for international dance creators. Every two years at the end of August, up to 1,500 international exhibitors and visitors come together in Düsseldorf to present a broad spectrum of aesthetic expression and artistic practices.

The three sections Agora, Talk & Connect and the Performance Programme make up international tanzmesse nrw.

Next edition: 28 - 31 August 2024

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