Archive

“What about the Body?” – School of Experience
a project for and with students
Modul #2
19 and 20 jun 2021
FREIRAUM
Participation in the frame of Impulse Academy #1 – Making History
2 – 6 jun 2021
Impulse-Archiv, Graf-Adolf-Straße 49, 40210 Düsseldorf + Online
More Info here
Performances in the frame of tanz nrw 21
5 may 2021 – 8 pm (Online-Stream)
Ringlokschuppen Ruhr
8 may 2021 – 8 pm (Online-Stream)
PACT Zollverein
Immersive Performance in the frame of tanz nrw 21
4 may 2021 – 8 pm (Online-Stream)
Schauspielhaus Wuppertal
In Cooperation with Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch
More Info here
“What about the Body?” – School of Experience
a project for and with students
Modul #1
13 and 14 apr 2021
FREIRAUM

Critical Distance – Friendly Take Over by Cheers for Fears
Preset & Liveness – A laboratory between analogue and digital spaces
FREIRAUM
22 – 26 mar 2021 – 10 am until 5 pm
Registration by March 15 here

Premiere: 29 oct 2020 – 8 pm
tanzhaus nrw
Further dates: 30 / 31 oct 2020 – 8 pm
Further Info and tickets: www.tanzhaus-nrw.de/de/buehne/spielplan

Exhibition // Installation // Transformative Performance within the frame of DC Open
4 sep 2020 – 11 am until 10 pm – Live Performance 7 pm until 9 pm
5 sep 2020 – 11 am until 8 pm – Live Performance 5 pm until 7 pm
6 sep 2020 – 11 am until 6 pm – Live Performance 3 pm until 5 pm
Kunst & Denker Contemporary

Tanzmesse Online Platform
Aperitivo //  Artistic Intervention // Reception with Ben J. Riepe
27 aug 2020 – 4.00 pm
Online via Zoom // For more information & to apply, please click here

MEDO/ANGST – Live Stream with instructions for the audience
29 apr 2020 – from 11 pm (Brazilian time: 6 pm)
11 pm until 11.30 pm – Talk with Ben J. Riepe // Moderation: Cristina Castro
11.30 pm until 1.00 am –  MEDO/ANGST Live Stream with instructions
from 1.30 – Q&A with Ben J. Riepe and Performer Wendel Lima // Moderation: Cristina Castro
The programme will be broadcasted live via the Facebook page of the Goethe-Institute Salvador-Bahia.
You can find the instructions here: 
German Version, Portuguese Version, English Version

Ben J. Riepe x Folkwang Universität der Künste
A choreography for twelve dance students of Folkwang University of the Arts in the framework of  Biennale Tanzausbildung 2020
21 feb 2020 – 6.30 pm
Kampnagel (K2), Hamburg

Opening FREIRAUM
30 jan 2020 – 4.00 pm
Engelbertststraße 13, 40233 Düsseldorf
More info: www.benjriepe.com/freiraum

Geister (Say Goodbye)
Premiere: 9 nov 2019 – 7.30 pm
Theater Osnabrück
Further dates: 13 / 22 / 29 nov + 3 / 6 / 14 / 26 dec – 7.30 pm
29 dec 2019 – 3 pm
More info: www.theater-osnabrueck.de/spielplan

What about the Body?
Workshop in the framework of SYNERGIZE! Conference by NRW KULTURsekretariat
12 nov 2019 – 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm
tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf
More info: www.nrw-kultur-international.de/workshops

Untitled: Persona (2015)
Guest performance in the frame of AURA 29 International Dance Festival
5 oct 2019, 6 pm
National Kaunas Drama Theatre, Lithuania
More info: AURA 29 International Dance Festival

MEDO/ANGST (2019)
An open space version in the framework of asphalt Festival 2019
11 + 13 jul 2019, 10 pm
Alte Farbwerke Düsseldorf, Halle 29
More info and tickets: asphalt-festival.de

MEDO/ANGST (2019) Summerschool
A summerschool in cooperation with and organized by Weltkunstzimmer Düsseldorf
Cooperative practices, artistic experiments, transcultural exchange, interdisciplinary discourse
12 jun – 5 jul 2019
Program and info: weltkunstzimmer.de

MEDO/ANGST (2019) premiere
German premiere in the framework of Sommerblut Festivals 2019, Schauspiel Köln – Außenspielstätte Offenbachplatz
9 jun 2019, 8 pm / followed by an audience talk
Further date: 10 jun 2019, 8 pm
Schauspiel Köln – Außenspielstätte Offenbachplatz
More info and tickets: sommerblut.de

GEISTER – Fragment (2019) xl & open space
Performances in the frame of the festival Tanz NRW
xl version (opening of the festival): 8 may 2019, 7.30 pm – Schauspiel Köln, Depot 2.
open space version: 11 + 12 may 2019,  8 pm – Festhalle Viersen
Weiterer Termin Viersen:  12 mai 2019, 20.00 Uhr
More information: tanz-nrw-aktuell.de

MEDO/ANGST (2019) work in progress
Showings in the frame of Festival Vivadança in Salvador, Brasilien
25 + 26 apr 2019, 7 pm
Centro Cultural Plataforma
More info: festivalvivadanca.com.br

Artist talk within the framework of the seminar “Tanz im Museum”
29 nov 2018
Institute of Art History, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf

Artist talk within the framework of the seminar urban stage / öffentlicher Raum”
27 nov 2018
Academy of Media Arts Cologne

GEISTER – Fragment (2018) premiere
In the frame of „die digitale düsseldorf”, Festival für digitale Kunst und Musik
23 / 24 / 25 nov 2018
Kunstraum Düsseldorf

Spaces of Experience. Szenographische Techniken
Artist Talk in the framework of “Theater und Technik”, 14. Kongress der Gesellschaft für Theaterwissenschaft
9 nov 2018
Filmwerkstatt Düsseldorf

Kunstpunkte 2018
22 + 23 sep 2018
Studio Ben J. Riepe, Düsseldorf

WOHIN BEWEGEN WIR UNS? Die Zukunft des Tanzes: Kühnster*innen – Kollektive – Kooperationen
Panel discussion within the framework of Tanzpreis-Conference of Dachverband Tanz Deutschland e.V
22 sep 2018
Haus der Technik, Essen

CARNE VALE! (2018)
In the frame of Theaterfestival FAVORITEN 2018
15 sep 2018
Dietrich-Keuning-Haus, Dortmund

staying with the trouble – Politik der Form
Artist talk within the framework of Theaterfestivals FAVORITEN 2018
8 sep 2018
Festival Center, Mittelhalle im Depot, Dortmund

CARNE VALE! (2018)
In the frame of international dance fair nrw, Düsseldorf
29 aug 2018
Balletthaus der Deutschen Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf

LEAP – Masterclass for contemporary dance education with Ben J. Riepe
2 – 8 jul 2018
Academy of Arts Education of the German Government and State of North Rine-Westphalia, Remscheid

ENVIRONMENT (2018) premiere
27 apr 2018
Opera House Düsseldorf
Further dates: 3 / 5 / 8 / 18 may + 13 jun 2018

CARNE VALE! (2018)
In the framework of Sommerblut Kulturfestivals 2018
11 mai 2018
Rautenstrauch-Jost-Museum, Köln

Artist talk within the framework of the seminar “Body and gender theories”
by Ulrike Nestler (2018)
7 mai 2018
Zentrum für Zeitgenössischen Tanz (ZZT), Hochschule für Musik und Tanz (HfMT), Cologne

CARNE VALE! (2017) premiere
10 nov 2017
Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
Further Dates:  3 + 4 feb 2018

Exhibition “Reformation?” (2017)
8 sep – 3 dec 2017
Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf

Symposium FOLKWANG TANZ (2017)
13 / 14 / 15 oct 2017
Folkwang University of the Arts, Campus Essen-Werden

Kunstpunkte 2017 (2017)
16 + 17 sep 2017
Studio Ben J. Riepe, Düsseldorf

Choreographed Dinner (2017)
21 jul 2017
Olympia Ballroom, Reading Fringe Festival (GB)

Performance  // Serpentine #3 – Schauspiel Köln (2017)
16 jun 2017
Schauspiel Köln, Außenspielstätte Offenbachplatz

ENVIRONMENT. An inventory of the work of Ben J. Riepe (2017)
Exhibition at the Städtische Galerie im Park, Viersen
1 – 29 may 2017
Opening: 30 apr 2017

Bayerische Biennale Choreography (2017)
20 may 2017
Lecture: Seductions. Having a body, Being a body
Regensburg

Untitled: Persona
Im frame of Tanz NRW 2017
5 + 6 may 2017
Festhalle Viersen

Corpo Carga Calma Alma (2017) premiere
In the course of the residence program Vila Sul of the Goethe-Institute Salvador de Bahia and within the framework of the international festival VIVADANÇA
17 mar 2017
Teatro Vila Velha, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil

ARENA ARCTICA (2016)
Three days in an open transformation space
8 / 9 / 10 dec 2016, PACT Zollverein Essen

UUUUU(topia) (2016)
Choreographed Atmospheres
17 oct – 6 nov 2016
Art Stations Foundation, Stary Browar, Poznan, Poland

Livebox: Persona (2016)
In the framework of the theater festival FAVORITEN 2016, Dortmund
23 sep 2016
Outside tent on the parking lot of the Dortmunder U

HAHAHA(2016) premiere
Commissioned work for the Goethe-Institute Malaysia & DPAC
28 jul 2016
DPAC Arts Festival Malaysia
Guest performance: 2016 Sibu International Dance Festival, Malaysia

UUUUU(topia) (2016)
Choreographed Atmospheres
In the course of the exhibition Planet B “100 ideas for a new world”
2 jun – 21 aug 2016
NRW-Forum Düsseldorf

LIVE BOX (2016)
As part of the European capital of Culture Wroclaw 2016
15 may 2016
Goethe-Institute Pop Up Pavillon, Plac Nowy Targ, Wroclaw, Poland

Untitled: Persona (2015)
Guest performance
11 + 12 mar 2016
Ballhaus Ost, Berlin

Untitled: Persona (2015) premiere
20 nov 2015
PACT Zollverein Essen

Multiplex Dance Sarajevo – two countries, two artists (2015)
11. – 18 oct 2015 Workshop in cooperation with the Academy of Scenic Arts Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
19 oct 2015 Workshop performance, subsequent artist talk
Academy of Scenic Arts Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

OPENING – Display Of An Attitude(2015) premiere
19 jun 2015
Korean National Contemporary Dance Company, Seoul, Korea

Der letzte Schrei– 4th Edition (2015) premiere
In the frame of  Tanz NRW
23 apr 2015
Generatorenhalle Viersen

Beings. Display of an Atitude (2015)
In the frame of Tanz NRW
19 – 26 apr 2015
Städtische Galerie im Park, Viersen

Der letzte Schrei – 3rd Edition (2015) premiere
In the frame of Tanz NRW
18 apr 2015
PACT Zollverein Essen

LIVE BOX (2015) premiere
13 mär 2015
PACT Zollverein Essen, Atelier Spezial

WHITE VOID #14 (2014)
In the framework of the theatre festival FAVORITEN
25 oct – 1 nov 2014
Former Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund
Guest performance: 2015 Tanz NRW 15, Alte Feuerwache Cologne

Der letzte Schrei – 2nd Edition, Artists are alive (2014) premiere
In the framework if the international dance fair nrw
28 aug 2014
Kunsthalle Düsseldorf

Der letzte Schrei – 1st Edition (2014) premiere
27 jun 2014
Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Central

Happy Together (2013) premiere
19 oct 2013
tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf
Guest performances:
2013 Fabrik Heeder, Krefeld, MOVE! Festival | Moduldance Festivals | Circuit-Est Centre Choreographic, Montreal, Canada
2014 11. Deutsche Woche, Theater Skorohod, St. Petersburg

THE WHITE VOID_SERIES (2013)
TWV_S # 1 – Premiere: 4 may 2013, PACT Zollverein Essen
TWV_S # 2 – Premiere: 16 may 2013, PACT Zollverein Essen
Guest performance: 2013, Galerie Kunstraum, Düsseldorf
TWV_S # 3 – Premiere: 7 jun 2013, Tanzkongress 2013, HPZ Stiftung, Düsseldorf

schwarz weiss denken (engl. black white thinking, 2013)
schwarz_weiss_denken # 1 – Premiere : 25 jan 2013, PACT Zollverein Essen | Galerie Kunstraum, Düsseldorf
schwarz_weiss_denken # 2 + 3 – Premiere: 22 mar 2013, PACT Zollverein Essen

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (2012) premiere
2 nov 2012
IGNITE! Festival, New Delhi, India
Guest performances:
2012 National Center for Performing Arts, Mumbai, India | Sir Mutha Venkatassubba Rao Concert Hall, Chennai, India
2013 Theaterhaus, Stuttgart | tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf | Halle Kalk, Cologne
2014 MMB Hall, Bangalore, India | FTII, Pune, India | Shilpakala Academy, Dahka, Bangladesh

Open Studio Series (2012)
Showing “Opening” | “Better than Disneyland” | DADT, Ben J. Riepe Studio, Düsseldorf

Unititled: Natura (2011) premiere
9 sep 2011
Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt/Main
Guest performance: 2011 tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf

HUNDSTAGE (engl. Dog-Days, 2010) premiere
24 sep 2010
tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf
Guest performances:
2010 Kino Siska, Ljubljana, Slovenia | Station Zuid, Tilburg, Netherlands | Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt/Main
2011 Stary Browar, Poznan, Poland | Impart Art Centre, Wroclaw, Poland | Alte Feuerwache Cologne, Sommerblut Festival | tanz nrw 11, tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf

shy wild (2009) premiere
17 jul 2009
Neue Aula, Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen

LOVE | DEATH | DEVIL – THE PIECE (2009)
Premiere: 23 oct 2009, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt/Main
Guest performances:
2009 Southeast Asia-Tour: Bangalore, New Delhi | Hyderabad, Chennai, Dakha
2010 Brigittines Festival International, Brussels | Würzburger Hafensommer | Tanzplattform Deutschland, Nuremberg | tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf
2012 Théâtre La Chapelle, Montréal, Canada

Love, Death and Devil – Action: practice to see the beauty – Image 5: The Labyrinth (2009)
Premiere: 12 mar 2009, tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf
Guest performance: 2009 Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf

Love, Death and Devil – Action: practice to see the beauty – Image 4: The White Room (2008)
Premiere: 14 nov 2008, Schwankhalle Bremen
Guest performance: 2009 tanz nrw 09, tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf

Love, Death and Devil – Action: practice to see the beauty – Image 3: Love, Sex and Vanity (2008)
Premiere: 29 aug 2008, Dance fair Düsseldorf
Guest performance: 2009 Theater im Ballsaal, Bonn

Love, Death and Devil – Action: practice to see the beauty – Image 2: The Black Room (2008)
Premiere: 13 aug 2008, Theater an de Parade’s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Guest performances:
2008 Fringe Festival Shanghai | Crossing Festival Beijing within the framework of Chin-A-moves.
2009 tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf

Love, Death and Devil – Action: practice to see the beauty – Image 1: The Chessboard Room (2008)
Premiere: 17 apr 2008, tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf

amour espace the movie (2007)
with Tomasz Jarosz, presented by tanzhaus nrw within the framework of TEMPS D’IMAGES Festivals, Düsseldorf and Warsaw
Screenings: Berlin POOL Festival, Bassano del Grapa, Beijing, Essen, Kuala Lumpur etc.

amour espace (2007)
Premiere: 6 sep 2007, tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf
Guest performances:
2008 Dance fair Düsseldorf | Opera Estate Festival Bassano del Grappa, Italy | Festival del Mayo, Guadalajara, Mexico | Riga, Latvia
2009 Festival International de Danse de Lausanne, Swiss | International Festival of Modern Dance, Vilnius, Lithuania | Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt/Main | Aarhus, Denmark

Happy End | Dealing Night Again (2006)
Premiere: 9 oct 2006, tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf
Guest performance:
2006 Saalbau Witten
2007 Opening 8:tension Series at the ImPulsTanz Festival Vienna | Festival 638 Kilo Tanz, Essen | Plattform “Tanz NRW 07” tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf | Théâtre Sévelin 36, Lausanne, Swiss | Théâtre le Colombier, Bangnolet, Paris within the framework of “jamais vu!” | Saalbau Witten

weisse ratte (engl. white rat, 2005)
Premiere: 2 dec 2005, Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen
Guest performance: 2006 Ikonoklaste-Festival Wuppertal

Flügelschlag (engl. Wing Beat, 2005)
Premiere: “Dance in May” Festival Burghausen
Commissioned work for youths of the support program Nota Bene

Anderland (2004)
Premiere: 1 dec 2004, Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen
Guest performances:
2004 University of Witten/Herdecke
2005 “Dance in May” Festival Burghausen, Theater Wasserburg

Alpha, Beta (2002)
Premiere: “Junge Choreographen”, Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen

Rede nur (engl. Talk just, 2001)
Premiere: “Junge Choreographen”, Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen

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