What you always wanted to know about dance

Zum Jahresauftakt 2017 startet die Iwanson-Sixt-Stiftung in Kooperation mit Iwanson International eine neue Veranstaltungsreihe.Unter dem Titel WHAT YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT DANCE sprechen renommierte Referenten über ein Thema das ihnen besonders am Herz liegt. Deshalb heißt der interne Untertitel der Veranstaltung auch: „What you always wanted to TELL about dance“. 



Expected guests 2017/18, dates are not fixed yet:

Bettina Wagner-Bergelt | associate director Bayerisches Staatsballett – from classical repertory to contemporay dance
Philip Taylor | choreographer, former ballet director of the Gärtnerplatz-Theatre
Max Wagner | Managing Director of the Gasteig Cultural Center - Back stage Gasteig
Arnd Wesemann | Dance Journalist (among others at "tanz") - Dance today
Brigitte von Welser | Art Manger - a review of 50 years of dance in Munich
Karl Alfred Schreiner | choreographer, ballet director of the Gärtnerplatz-Theatre





Friday 12. 05.  at 13.3o

Jessica Iwanson | choreographer, founder of Iwanson International in 1974  

Jessica Iwanson was almost born in her mother's dance studio in Stockholm. She started to dance immediately – and she never stopped. Follow the presentation of her life as a dancer, a choreographer and as a teacher of dance. Jessica will talk about the early days of the school, about her choreographic work, about her time as a ballet director in Sweden and Norway, about the "making of" her dance movie 'Nightbirds' – and about the school of today.




Saturday 01. 04.  at 11.oo

Nina Hümpel | artistic director of the Munich DANCE Festival
How to organize an international festival – presentation of the program of 2017

Saturday 25. 03  at 11.oo

Aafke de Jong | choreographer  
Balinese dance and music – between heaven and earth

Aafke de Jong and the musicians Made Arnawa and Iwan Gunawan together with the head of the Music Departement of the Stadtmuseum München, András Varsány, will take you into the daily life of dance and music of the poeple of Bali. A glimpse into tradition and insights how they develop their art into contemporary work. The presentation will be illustrated with life dance and music.

Saturday 11. 02.  at 11.oo

Nina Hümpel | artisticl director of the Munich DANCE Festival
Dance from Quebec and Montreal | from La La La Human Steps until today


Saturday 14. 01.  at 15.oo

Walter Heun | Intendant / artistic director of the TANZQUARTIER WIEN
How the dance scene "really" works. International networking, funding, job market, communication and politics