History of Dancehouses in Europe


May 2015 - May 2017

Project leader:

Tanzhaus nrw Düsseldorf and Centro per la Scena Contemporanea Bassano del Grappa

Short description:

Two-year initiative in order to research and gather knowledge about the relatively young history of the development of European dancehouses since the 1970’s.


The final aim of this initiative is to publish a book and have a final conference about the History of Dancehouses in Europe.

Core activities:

  • Atelier "History of Dancehouses in Europe" at Tanzhaus nrw Düsseldorf (22-23 May 2015).
  • Atelier "Building a Dancehouse" at CSC Bassano del Grappa (20-21 August 2015).
  • More activities will be announced soon.

Project partners:

It is an initiative of the two EDN members Tanzhaus nrw Düsseldorf and CSC Bassano del Grappa within the project funded by Creative Europe.

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