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Tanz Kongress 2022 | Mainz | Sharing potentials


Tanzkongress 2022 has strived to create an event that is as accessible as possible. In order to ensure our accredited guests a smooth stay at Tanzkongress, we would like to ask you to read the access rider and fill it in if necessary.

Access managers will be on hand at the Information Centre at the Staatstheater Mainz during the entire Tanzkongress 2022. They are happy to answer your questions or provide you with assistance, for example by accompanying you during a workshop, providing you with a wheelchair, by accompanying visually impaired people as they make their way around the congress, assisting them in their work, by assisting attendees with language issues, or in other capacities.

Wheelchair users will be able to access the majority of the congress programme. There are wheelchair-accessible toilets in all buildings, in the KUZ, the Staatstheater and the Frankfurter Hof, and there are lifts in the Staatstheater Mainz, the Frankfurter Hof, the KUZ and the Zentrum Baukultur.

Audio description and haptic access tour
For the following performances, Tanzkongress 2022, in cooperation with Gravity Access Services Berlin, offers a live audio description and a Haptic Access Tour for a blind and visually impaired audience. The Haptic Access Tour starts one hour before the performance. Please call +49 6131 2851 222 to register in advance and reserve a headset.

Hearing induction loops
Hearing induction loops are installed in the Großes Haus and the Kleines Haus of the Staatstheater Mainz. These can be used when attending events in the performance programme. Mobile induction loops are also available at the Information Centre and can be booked in advance via the access rider or, if they are still available, at the venue.

Translation to German sign language
Translations into German sign language are provided for the following formats:

Furthermore, a breastfeeding and nappy-changing room will be available. We will make an effort to provide childcare services during the day. To this end, we ask that you use the access rider to notify us of your needs in advance.

Further information regarding accessibility at Tanzkongress 2022 will be added at regular intervals. We are aware that for the moment we are not in a position to accommodate everybody’s accessibility needs. Please feel free to let us know about any additional needs you would like us to accommodate in the future.

Time management

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday morning (almost) all programme events for Tanzkongress 2022 will take place during the same time slots.

There will be a joint lunch break from 1 to 2 p.m. No programme items are planned during this time.

9:30 – 11 a.m.

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Lunch break

2:30 – 4 p.m.

4:30 – 6 p.m.

There will be a half-hour break between each event/time slot in the programme to allow participants plenty of time to move from one venue to the next.

All venues are accessible by foot or by wheelchair. You can also move between them by car.

Distances to the venues

Staatstheater Mainz – Institut français Mainz

  • direct walk at a quick pace: 5 minutes
  • walk at a comfortable pace or with a short detour: 10 minutes

Mainz State Theatre – Frankfurter Hof

  • direct walk at a quick pace: 5 minutes
  • walk at a comfortable pace or via an alternate route with fewer cobblestones: 10 minutes

Mainz State Theatre – KUZ

  • direct walk at a quick pace: 15 minutes
  • walk at a comfortable pace or via an alternate route with fewer cobblestones: 25 minutes

Mainz State Theatre – Baukultur Centre

  • direct walk at a quick pace: 7 minutes
  • walk at a comfortable pace: 15 minutes

Stay and accommodation in Mainz

For the Tanzkongress 2022 we are cooperating with various Mainz hotels who are keeping rooms free for the period of the congress. These may be booked according to availability. Our recommendation does not include all Mainz hotels. There are also offers in various price categories towards Frankfurt (S-Bahn connection). Mainz additionally has numerous holiday apartments and guesthouses.

Hotel recommendations for the Tanzkongress 2022