About

The internationale tanzmesse nrw hosts the largest professional gathering dedicated exclusively to contemporary dance. The internationale tanzmesse nrw takes place every two years, generally at the end of August, in Düsseldorf, Germany.

The Exhibition Halls of the Tanzmesse are a space where companies, artists, local governments and agencies can present the work they do or represent artists. The Exhibition Halls are organised in differently sized booths, which international professionals can visit during the opening hours.

The Festival Programme of the Tanzmesse is an opportunity for Tanzmesse Exhibitors to present their work live, in the shape of fully produced performances or in the form of Open Studios, on 11 of the best stages for dance in Düsseldorf. The artistic programme is a selection of performances chosen from proposals submitted by artists.

The debates and information sessions present opportunities for Tanzmesse participants to network in smaller groups on specific and practical topics.

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News

Thank you!

Thank you!

[15/11/2017] It's a wrap: A huge THANK YOU to all artists, companies, programmers and managers who sent us a Proposal for the Tanzmesse Festival Programme 2018. Our ...

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Extended Deadline

[12/10/2017] Thank you to everyone who provided us feedback to our last newsletter! Understandably the programmatic focus of the next internationale tanzmesse nrw ...

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Important Dates

29 Aug 2018
1 Sep 2018

The internationale tanzmesse nrw 2018 will take place between August 29th and September 1st in Düsseldorf.

Jun 2017
Spring 2018

Rent a Booth

  • June 2017 to 31 March 2018: regular rental
  • 1 April 2018 to Tanzmesse 2018: late rental
Jun 2017
13 Nov 2017

Artists who have a booth at the Tanzmesse 2018 are able to submit an artistic proposal to be included in the Festival Programme.