Bleeker, Maaike: “Movement, Images, Imagination: The Argument from Dance” in Brandl-Risi, Bettina, Brandstetter, Gabriele & Diekmann, Stefanie: Hold it! – Zur Pose zwischen Bild und Performance, Theater der Zeit, Berlin

Bleeker, Maaike: « You Better Think! Het denk-theater van Ivana Müller en Carly Wijsz/Ryszart Turbiasz” in: Theater Topics 2: De Maker als onderzoekerEdited by Maaike Bleeker, Lucia van Heteren, Chiel Kattenbelt and Kees Vuyk. Amsterdam University Press, 2006 

Bleeker, Maaike: “Thinking Through Theatre”, published in Deleuze and Performance. Edited by Laura Cull, Edinburgh University Press, 2009

Bleeker, Maaike: « Lecture Performances as Contemporary Dance » in: Manning, Susan & Ruprecht, Lucia (eds), New German Dance Studies, Urbana, Chicago & Springfield, University of Illinois Press, 2012, p. 232 – 246.

Bleeker, Maaike: “Media Dramaturgies of the Mind: Ivana Müller’s Cinematic Choreographies”, in: Performance Research 17.5: On Duration, October 2012, p. 61-70

Bleeker, Maaike: “I.M. Thinking Theater / I.M. dans la pensée du théâtre”, in: Beaufils, Eliane, Quand la scène fait appel… Le théâtre contemporain et le poétique, Paris, L’Harmattan, 2014, P. 135-147. 

Kunst, Bojana: “Umetnik na delu, Blizina umetnosti in kapitalizma”, in: Maska, Performing Arts Journal, Ljubljana, 2013

Kunst, Bojana & Müller, Ivana: “Finally Together On Time”, in: Maska, Performing Arts Journal, Volume XXVII, n° 149-150, autumn 2012

Kunst, Bojana: “Projective Temporality”, in: Maska, Performing Arts Journal, Volume XXVII, n° 149-150, autumn 2012

Kunst, Bojana: “Prognosis on Collaboration”, in: How To Do Things By Theory, a Platform for Performing Theoretical Activism, 13 May 2010 (first published in Prognoses über Bewegungen, ed. Gabriele Branstetter, Kai van Eikels, Sybille Peters, B-Books, Berlin, 2009)

Barbagallo, Jess: « Context Notes: Ivana Müller », in: New York Live Arts Blog, U.S.A., 25 September 2014

Beyst, Stefan: “Ivana Müller, ‘you are there but I cannot see you’ (2005), an analysis from the perspective of a theory of mimesis”, in:, January 2012

Brandl Risi, Bettina: “Getting Together and Falling Apart: Applauding Audiences”, in: Performance Research, 16:3, 12-18, 2011

Burt, Ramsay: “History, Memory, and the Virtual in Current European Dance Practice”, published in: Dance Chronicle, Volume 32, Issue 3 September 2009

Daddario, William: “Parable to Paradigm to Ideology: Thinking through (the Jesuit) Theatre”, U.S.A., Fall 2010

Houwink ten Cate, Floor A.A.: Nostalgia for the Present: Historical Time in Contemporary Performance, master theses, Universiteitsbibliotheek, Universiteit Utrecht, 2013

Hölscher, Stefan: « Capable bodies: Contemporary dance between aesthetics and biopolitics » (phd theses at the Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany)

Huber, Jörg / Zimer, Gesa /Zumsteg, Simong: Archipele des Imaginären
Institut für Theorie (ITH) und Voldemeer AG, Zürich
Springer-Verlag Wien New York, 2009

Karreman, Laura: “Performance documentation 6: Under My Skin”, in: Bleeker, Maaike, Anatomy Live: Performance and the Operating Theatre, Amsterdam University Press, 2008,

Merx, Sigrid and Groot Nibbelink, Liesbeth: Mapping Intermediality in Performance, Amsterdam University Press (forthcoming)

Müller, Ivana: « Letter to Bojana for the Conference on Futur », June 2008

Rutgeerts, Jonas: “Onteigende beelden: Over het politieke in ‘While we were holding it together’ van Ivana Müller” (2010)

Schulte, Philipp: Tableaux Vivants in theatre, published in DeGruyter Berlin/NY

Whittle, Leralee: “Ivana Müller – Introspective Choreographies on Product, Process and Collaboration”, in: Individualist Collective, August 2012

« Dialogues fictifs avec Ivana Müller », in: Transfabrik, 11 June 2013

QuimBigas, TAZA/Ivana Müller,in TEATRON, posted 07 January 2015


Le Personnic, Wilson: Ivana Müller « L’absence d’artistes sur scène ne signifie pas que le théâtre devient immatériel. », in, March 2015

Kourlas, Gia: « Ivana Müller talks about her participatory works », in: Time Out New York, 18 September 2014

Barrios Solano, Marion: “On Imagining Together: Interview with Ivana Müller”, in:, New York, 27 Sep. 2008

Video (on ‘Positions’): “Positions sur Next”,

Radio (on Positions): “Ökonomie mit Sprachwitz – Ivana Müller’s ‘Positions’”, radio interview, in: Radiofabrik. Magazin um 5, Austria, 1 July 2014

Video (on ‘Positions’): “Ivana Müller à propos de son spectacle ‘Positions’”, in: Station Ausone, France, January 2014

“We Are Still Watching comes to New York”, in: Arts Culture Beat, New York, 3 October 2014

Govedic, Natasa & Müller, Ivana: “Heroes as the Stuff of Comedy”, in Novi List, Croatia

LaRocco, Claudia: “Claudia LaRocco Presents: Interview with Ivana Müller”, in:

Lavigne, Aude, « Spéciale Nuit Blanche : Faire oeuvre commune », interview avec Ivana Müller, France Culture, 7 October 2017


Positions (2013)

“Ivana Müller Positions – Jeu et valeur au Musée de la Danse”, in: Unidivers, le webzine culturel de Rennes, France 12 November 2013

In Common (2012)

“We Are the Winners”, Csaba Králl, in: Revizor, Hungary, 10 November 2014

“Im Gewinnen alles verlieren”, Helmut Ploebst, in: Der Standard, Austria, 6 December 2013

We Are Still Watching (2012)

« Müller’s ‘We Are Still Watching’ Makes Audience the Performer », Madeline Molot, in: Columbia Daily Spectator, U.S.A., 2 October 2014

“Be the show: Ivana Müller (and you) at New York Live Arts”, Eva Yaa Asantewaa, in: InfiniteBody, New York, 2 October 2014,

“Impressions of Ivana Müller’s We Are Still Watching”, Erin Bomboy, in: The Dance Enthusiast, New York, 5 October 2014

“We Are Still Watching: the Author, the Text, and Asking for Directions”, Stormy Budwig, in: Culturebot, New York, 15 October 2014

“Ivana Müller’s We Are Still Watching: Who Needs Actors?”, Thomas Ross, in: The Portland Mercury, U.S.A., 22 September 2013

“And the Award for Acting goes to the Audience / ‘We Are Still Watching’, by Ivana Müller, Compels Participation”, Brian Seibert, in: New York Times, New York, 1 October 2014

« Spectacles sans personne sur scène, un scandale ? », Fabien Rivière, in: Espaces Magnétiques, Paris, 16 October 2014

Partituur (2011)

“Thinking Inside Boxes and Outside of Them”, Brian Seibert, in: New York Times, U.S.A., 6 October 2014

Working Titles (2010)

“Ivana Müller Places her Finger on the Sore Spots of our Information Culture”, Sander Hiskemuller, in: Trouw, Netherlands, 11 March 2010

“Geschichten sind Dummies”, Helmut Ploebst, in: Der Standard (Austria), 13-14 February 2010 / English translation:

“Kompromisslose Avatare”, Judith Staudinger, in: Corpusweb (Austria) 18 February 2010 / English translation:

“Bill is fed up with playing a Rhododendron”, Mirjam van der Linden, in: de Volkskrant, Netherlands, 25 March 2010

“Working Titles”, Fransien van der Putt, in: Etcetera, N° 121, Belgium, April 2010

60 Minutes of Opportunism (2010)

« 60 Minutes of Opportunism – Ivana Müller hat in Wien einen Auftrag », Martin Pesl, in:, Germany, 10 May 2011

Playing Ensemble Again and Again (2008)

“Ivana Müller @ Lilian Baylis Studio”, Benjamin Lalague, in: A Studio in Covent Garden, UK, 23 January 2010

“Playing Ensemble Again and Again”, Nicole Strecker, in: BalletTanz, Germany, May 2009

“Ivana Müller: Playing Ensemble Again and Again @ Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells, London”, Natasha Tripney, in: Music OMH, UK, 1 January 2010

“Bizar Relation between Movements and Words”, Mirjam van der Linden, in: de Volkskrant, Netherlands, 2008

While We Were Holding It Together (2006)

« J’Imagine », Silvia Gatto, in: Il Tamburo di Kattrin, Italy, 17 October 2010

“Ivana Müller”, Nancy Alfaro, in: Dance Magazine, U.S.A., October 2008 

“Philosophical Trip with a Maelstrom of Images and Ideas”, Fleur Bokhoven, in:, Netherlands, 2006

“Unconditional acceptance”, Eleanor Hadley Kershaw, in: Real Time, Australia’s Critical Guide to International Contemporary Arts, 2009

“Movement Is Suspended, Unlocking the Imagination”, Gia Kourlas, in: The New York Times, U.S.A., 26 September 2008

“While We Were Holding It Together”, William McEvoy, in: The Stage, U.K., 9 February 2009 

“While We Were Holding It Together”, Yi-Sheng Ng, in:, 2006

“Ivana Müller: ancora gran teatro a Short Theatre 9”, Alessandro Paesano, in:, Italy, 12 September 2014

“While We Were Holding It Together – Ivana Muller”, Giulio Sonno, in: Paper Street, Italy, 11 September 2014

“The Spectator’s Piece”, Pieter T’Jonck, in: De Morgen, Belgium, 16 November 2006

“Radio Review Excerpts”, Pieter T’Jonck, in: Radio Klara, program Ramblas, Belgium, 2006

“Theatrical research that pulls no punches”, Hans van Dam, in: Rotterdams Dagblad, Netherlands, 2006,

“On Ivana Müller’s While We Were Holding It Together at the FIAF: Crossing the Line Festival”, Aynsley Vandenbroucke, in: Reflections on Dance, New York, August 2010

“Ivana Müller, While We Were Holding It Together”, Graham Watts, in: Ballet Magazine, U.K., February 2009,

Under My Skin (2005)

“Performance documentation 6: Under My Skin”, Laura Karreman, in: Bleeker, Maaike, Anatomy Live: Performance and the Operating Theatre, Amsterdam University Press, 2008

“In de coulissen van het lichaam”, Elke Van Campenhout, in De Standaard, Belgium, 27 April 2005 / English translation:

« A Journey Through the Body », Pieter T’Jonck, in: De Tijd, Belgium

How Heavy Are My Thoughts (2003)

“How Heavy Are My Thoughts”, Pirrko Husemann, in: Volume, Netherlands, 2004

“Thoughts Spectacle”, Ivana Müller, in Janus Magazine, n° 17, Belgium, 2004

“How heavy are My thoughts? The truth of it all!”, Catie O’Keefe, in: Urban Honking, U.S.A., 17 September 2005

“Een zwaar hoofd vol gedachten: Ivana Müller brengt performance ‘How heavy Are My Thoughts’”, Pieter T’Jonck, in: De Tijd, Belgium, 23 November 2004

« Light Through Experiments », Jeroen Peeters, in: De Morgen, Belgium, 2003

“I Do Not Think But I Still Am”, Zlatko Wurzberg, in: Vjesnik, Croatia, 2003

« Gewichtige gedachten », Laura Karreman