ImPulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival

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ImPulsTanz 2010 opening performance.

ImPulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival is a major contemporary dance festival held in Vienna, Austria each year. It gathers thousands of professional dancers, choreographers and teachers for a five-week program of performance, research projects and workshops. It was started by Karl Regensburger and choreographer Ismael Ivo in 1984 as the "Internationale Tanzwochen Wien" with dance teachers including Joe Alegado, Germaine Acogny and Walter Raines.

In 1988 it took the name "ImPulsTanz Vienna International Dance Festival" with works by Wim Vandekeybus, Marie Chouinard and Mark Tompkins.

It set up danceWEB Europe[1] in 1996, initially as a scholarship program and now facilitating sharing ideas and knowledge, further training and gathering renowned artists


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