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Planning competition for new Pina Bausch Centre in Wuppertal

An important milestone for the new construction of the Pina Bausch Zentrum in Wuppertal-Elberfeld has been reached. In the competition for the new building of the Pina Bausch Centre including the listed Schauspielhaus and Sopp’schen Pavillon, the jury awarded three prizes on 1 June 2023. As part of an exhibition in the Schauspielhaus, which is to become a central component of the future centre, all interested parties can get a picture of all eight participants’ entries in the final round from 7 to 18 June 2023.


7. June 2023, 12 noon Exhibition opening.
From 3:30 pm meeting of the Council Commission Pina Bausch Zentrum and the Cultural Committee.
From 7 pm public panel discussion with Lord Mayor Prof. Uwe Schneidewind and Christoph Felger, David Chipperfield Architects and member of the jury, on the topic of “Places of Art for the 21st Century”. During a joint exhibition tour, the public can find out about the cultural policy objectives and the procedure.

Wednesday, 14. June, 7 pm: Talk “LANDMARKS DESIGNED IN TERMS OF DANCE – Art and Cultural Places of the Future” with Boris Charmatz, new artistic director of Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Salomon Bausch, founder and director of the Pina Bausch Foundation, as well as Eva Pepper and Nadia Balfe, Manchester International Festival and Mikael Aaltonen for the new Dance House Helsinki opening in 2022.

The exhibition will be open daily Monday to Saturday from 11am to 6pm, Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Special guided tours will be offered.

Image above: Winning design Diller Scofidio + Renfro LLC, New York / Photo and copyright: Diller Scofidio + Renfro LLC, New York

The event is finished.


Jun 08 2023


11:00 - 18:00

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jun 08 2023
  • Time: 5:00 - 12:00

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