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New Board of Directors

The members of the Dachverband Tanz Deutschland elected a new board on September 21, 2021.

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Symposium Positionen:Tanz#4

The 2021 symposium will be dedicated to diversity and raising awareness in the dance scene under the overarching theme of "Creating Access."

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News from our projects


Right down your ideas and get ready to apply for funding! Applications are possible from September 20, 2021.

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In conversation with dancer and photographer Milan Nowoitnick Kampfer

Learn more about the new photos on our website and the artist behind the camera.

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Through initiatives and projects, Dachverband Tanz Deutschland advances the nationwide issues of dance and its impact in many areas of society. Here we present our ongoing projects and funding programs.


Work Areas

The Federal Association for Dance in Germany acts in the long term as a network partner for dance professionals, cultural practitioners, civil society actors, and policymakers. The fields of work include all issues related to the development of dance art and its visibility - from dance education, production and presentation of dance, dance research and dance science to documentation, public relations and presence of dance in the media. Furthermore, the DTD strives for a comprehensive participation of all citizens in the diversity of the art of dance.


German Dance Association

Get to know us!

Dachverband Tanz Deutschland acts as a long-term network partner for dance professionals, cultural practitioners, civil society actors, and politicians at the state, federal, and EU levels. In this context, Dachverband Tanz Deutschland carries out networking, advisory and mediation work for professional dance practitioners, associations and art and educational institutions. On the individual project pages you will find detailed information about the projects and individual events and workshops.