TAP TAP TWIST & TURN: A Writing Slowdance with Inky & Aslan

We are very happy to announce the second round of our tanzschreiber writing workshop, starting in May 2022. Inky and Aslan have crafted a series of writing assignments which give you the opportunity to work on your expressive writing skills in writing about the Berlin dance scene.

The course is based around one-to-one feedback and support for each writer. The participants receive four assignments (approx. 500 words each) in which they write about dance. Each assignment has a brief, a word-count, and a deadline. Once an assignment is completed the writers will receive both written and face-to-face feedback and support via Zoom or live, depending on the situation at the time.

The aim of the course is to support people in writing about dance through mentorship and editing, and to think together about new ways of writing in relation to dance.

The six participants of the second round of our tanzschreiber workshop program (May to September 2022) are Forough Fami, Jin Oehmann, Sasha Amaya, Susanna Ylikoski, Syd Ramirez, and Yen Lee. The six participants of the first round of TAP TAP TWIST & TURN: A Writing Slowdance with Inky & Aslan (August to December 2021) were An*dre Neely, Carmen Rodríguez, Cian McConn, Eddy Levin, Liza Weber, and Parvathi Ramanathan.

Read here the Open Call for the second round of TAP TAP TWIST & TURN: A Writing Slowdance with Inky & Aslan (published on 20 March 2022, application deadline: 24 April 2022).

There is separate tanzschreiber workshop program focusing on writing in relation to dance in German. The first round of „Texte in Bewegung“ with Alex Hennig & Johanna Withelm took place in March 2022 in cooperation with Tanzplattform Deutschland 2022 in Berlin, with a second round planned for January 2023 in the frame of the Festival Tanztage Berlin. You will find all information and the Open Call here.

tanzschreiber is a module of “Perspektive Tanz“, a project of Tanzbüro Berlin, supported by Zeitgenössischer Tanz Berlin e.V. The project is funded for the years 2021 to 2023 by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the state of Berlin.