Visitor Info & Tickets

Advance Ticket Sales

II. Hagen 2, 45127 Essen
MON 10-16 h, TUE - FRI 10-18 h, SAT 10-15 h
Tel + 49 (0)201.8122200
Fax + 49 (0)201.8122201

Opernplatz 10, 45128 Essen
TUE - SAT 13-18 h

Musiktheater im Revier
Theaterkasse im MiR, Kennedyplatz, 45881 Gelsenkirchen
MON & SAT 10-14 h, TUE - FRI 10-18:30 h
Tel + 49 (0)209.4097200
Fax + 49 (0)209.4097260 


Box Offices

During the Dance Platform tickets for all performances are available from the festival centre box office at PACT Zollverein.
14.03.2018 15-22 h
15.-17.03.2018 9-20 h
18.03.2018 9-15 h

All other venue box offices open one hour before the performance. Tickets cannot be reserved or purchased here for other events. Reserved tickets will be kept up until 30 minutes before the beginning of the performance at the latest. Credit cards are accepted only at the festival centre box office, at the Aalto-Theater and Musiktheater im Revier.

Ticket prices

Musiktheater im Revier, Large House

Category 1: 38 €, red.: 19 €
Category 2: 28 €, red.: 14 €
Category 3: 18 €, red.: 9 €

PACT Zollverein
Zeche Zollverein, Hall 5 and 12 
Kokerei Zollverein, Salzlager 
Musiktheater im Revier, Small House

18 €, red.: 9 €

14 €, red.: 9 €

Reduced tickets are available for students, trainees, disabled persons and recipients of unemployment benefit on proof of valid identification.

Until 31.01.2018 early bookers receive a reduction of 10% on all tickets. Only available from the advance ticket sales box offices or by telephone from the listed numbers.

Public transportation

Tickets for performances in Essen include free use of VRR/DB public transportation (Verkehrsverbund-Rhein-Ruhr/German Rail 2nd class) to and from the venue on the day of the performance. Tickets for performances in Gelsenkirchen include free use of public transportation within Gelsenkirchen and Essen to and from the venue on the respective day (2nd class).


All venues are fully accessible to wheelchair users (ground level entrance or elevator, disabled access WC). Please contact us in advance of your visit. For performances at PACT Zollverein, SANAA building, Salzlager, Hall 5, Hall 12 and Aalto-Theater please call + 49 (0)201.8122200. For performances at Musiktheater im Revier please call + 49 (0)209.4097200.  

Accreditation for professionals

Professionals can register and book their tickets online until 15.02.2018. The accreditation fee is 55 € and includes 6 performances. Each additional ticket costs 9 €. Tickets on availability. Accreditation on-site is not possible.
Early bird registration - until 15.01.2018 the accreditation fee includes 8 performances.