The Art Basel week in Basel, Switzerland, is renowned for showcasing the worlds artistic brilliance. This year, coinciding with Art Basel week, the city will come alive with the rhythm of the Dance Basel Festival, a celebration of the dynamic and diverse art of dance.

Scheduled for the weekend of the 10th and 11th of June 2023, this unique festival, held in partnership with Theater Basel Foyer Public, promises a vibrant showcase of talents from across the globe. With a lineup of performances by talented choreographers at various stages of their careers, this festival brings together a rich tapestry of styles, narratives, and interpretations.

On Saturday, the 10th of June, from 16:00 to 17:00, an open community dance class invites everyone, regardless of age or skill level, to share in the joy and freedom of dance. Accompanied by live music, this workshop is a rare opportunity to learn, move, and express yourself in a safe, welcoming space.

The festival continues on Sunday, the 11th of June, from 15:30 to 16:30, with a performance that promises to captivate audiences with the innovative creations of our featured choreographers.

The Dance Basel Festival is proud to provide free admission to the Basel public, offering everyone the opportunity to witness the evolution of dance and discover emerging artists in the field.

At its heart, Dance Basel is an inclusive festival. We are dedicated to establishing a high-quality platform that embraces diversity in all its forms. Our mission includes showcasing minority choreographers from various social and ethnic backgrounds and of different genders and sexual orientations. We firmly believe in the power of dance as a universal language, transcending boundaries, and connecting us all.

Mark your calendars for an exhilarating weekend of movement, music, and human connection at the Dance Basel Festival 2023. We look forward to welcoming you and celebrating the unifying power of dance.