Performance project from Johannes Wieland


performance projects – a new format at b12!
b12 – the new festival for contemporary dance and performance art in berlin 2018

this special setting gives you the opportunity to have an in-depth experience with one choreographer, working on an idea and presenting it in a performance setting.

performance project from johannes wieland

each performance project is limited to around 17 people and lasts for 12 days (sunday off). they will be presented alongside two other performance projects at dock 11, a theater in the center of berlin.

johannes wieland’s performance project runs from 02 july – 13 july 2018.

When: 02 july — 13 july 2018
Where: Berlin, Germany


02 – 07 july: 09:00 – 13:00 at eden studios
08 july: no rehearsal
09 & 10 july: 09:00 – 12:30 at dock 11
11 july: 09:00 – 11:30 & 19:30 – 21:00 at dock 11
12 july: 09:00 – 11:30 at dock 11
13 july: 09:00 – 11:00 at dock 11


12 july: 19:30 – 21:00 at dock 11
13 july: 17:00 – 18:30 & 19:30 – 21:00 at dock 11

application deadline is 15 april 2018.


johannes wieland hails from berlin, earned his bfa at the amsterdam university of the arts and worked in various companies with an extensive array of choreographers, before going to perform as a principal at the béjart ballet, lausanne.

ready for a radical change, he then relocated to new york city where he received his mfa in contemporary dance and choreography at nyu’s tisch school of the arts in 2002.

his company ”johannes wieland”, founded in new york that same year, facilitated the foundation for his body of work and since 2006, he holds a permanent position as the artistic director and choreographer at the staatstheater kassel.

aside from choreographing and teaching for companies and universities, his critically acclaimed pieces have been invited to tour internationally for festivals and events. he is a 1st prize winner of the “kurt jooss prize”, and has been awarded numerous other prizes, recognitions, scholarships and grants. he is a nominee for the german theater prize “der faust” in 2016, for his creation “you will be removed”.

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