Here you will find night critiques and reviews, which we usually accompany and supplement with dance photography and dance films of the performances to offer an additional, independent and hopefully artistic view of the choreographic events.

Jan Minarik. Hommage an ein Monster

von Jean-Marc Adolphe

(erschienen in Les Humanités mit freundlicher Genehmigung des Autors)

Übersetzung aus dem Französischen: Klaus Dilger

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Er war, zusammen mit Pina Bausch, Teil des ganzen Abenteuers des Wuppertaler Tanztheaters. Jan Minařík starb in seinem Haus in der Tschechischen […]

Von |1. Juli, 2022|

Second premiere at Tanztheater Wuppertal

Orpheus and Eurydice – A remarkable dance evening

At Wuppertaler Opernhaus the re-staging with new cast is deeply moving

by Klaus Dilger

translated by Karoline Strys

It is a remarkable evening of dance and this in many respects – having had its premiere as a new production (we reviewed) on […]

Von |16. April, 2022|

Daring the awakening… but with whom and whereto?

For the third time within five years, the advisory board nominates a new artistic director for Tanztheater Wuppertal… that is still bearing the name “Pina Bausch“.

op-ed article by Klaus Dilger

translated by Karoline Strys

If this news […]

Von |22. Oktober, 2021|

“Bake cookies, bake cookies, … otherwise we are lost!“

On the virtual festival “Pina Bausch Center – under construction“

Online from November 21 till 29 and partially as a projection on Altes Schauspielhaus Wuppertal an der Kluse

Klaus Dilger

translated by Karoline Strys

„Innovative, creative and experimental – (…) that is how fortune cookies are […]

Von |22. November, 2020|

A GALA evening event of modesty, deliberate moments and appropriateness

Brief (nightly) observations and thoughts about this year’s virtual BAM-GALA that was broadcast last night from New York.

by Klaus Dilger

translated by Karoline Strys

None of what we would expect from any award ceremony in the US appeared last night, even though Cate […]

Von |15. Mai, 2020|

Dancescreen 2019 + TANZRAUSCHEN Festival Wuppertal

Gala Moody & Michael Carter

„New people“

by Annelie Andre

They’ve built a golden tent. We can all meet there and have a common experience. It is a place that protects us from the world out there, it´s warm and cosy. It even […]

Von |28. November, 2019|

©Francesco Carbone _ photo taken from the poster of Opéra Garnier

The world commemorates Pina Bausch

especially in France and Italy

she wanted to find a language for life and […]

Von |23. Juni, 2019|


beyond the present moment

a call to objectivity by Klaus Dilger

translation by Karoline Strys


“Almost the entire dance world got behind Binder in this conflict…“, claimed Berliner Zeitung on the day of the double bill evening and reenactment “Café Müller | Das Frühlingsopfer“ and, after the termination of […]

Von |18. November, 2018|

VOLLMOND – Wiederaufnahme im Opernhaus Wuppertal

Bilder von der Nacht

Man muss nicht dabei gewesen sein, um sicher zu wissen, dass das Publikum diese Premiere der Wiederaufnahme aus dem Jahr 2006, einem der späten Hauptwerke von Pina Bausch, mit „Standing Ovations“ gefeiert hat.  Pina Bausch’s Werk lebt und das ihrer künstlerischen Wegbegleiter […]

Von |14. September, 2018|
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