18 Aug 2018


Join Aeriosa and the gathering flock next week!


The sky above Vancouver
will fill with FREE Vertical Dance for the Vancouver International Bird Festival

August 20th to 24th

Aeriosa dancer Julia Carr loves her fly time!
Next week she'll get airborne alongside Cara Siu, Alex Tam, Alyson Fretz,
Georgina Alpen, Thoenn Glover, Chandra Krown & Alia Saurini.
 2011 Winterruption performance photo by Tim Matheson 

Aeriosa and Spakwus Slulem Eagle Song Dancers reunite for the Vancouver International Bird Festival Opening Ceremony
August 20th @ 4:45 pm

  • Squamish Sea Going Canoe Family Singers Dancers and Drummers and Aeriosa aerialists bring their celebrated collaborative performance Thunderbird to the Vancouver Convention Centre
  • @ Jack Poole Plaza 1055 Canada Place
  • Opening Ceremony begins at 4 pm
  • Aeriosa & Spakwus Slulem perform at 445pm

The Flock - Activating Public Space 
3 evenings of soaring, swooping, flocking dance
on the west facing wall of the 23-storey Guinness Tower Building
August 22nd, 23rd & 24th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

  • 1055 W Hastings @ Thurlow next to Portal Park
  • Viewing tips: Some public seating is available in the Oxford Properties public plaza below the dance wall or; bring your own camping chair, yoga mat or picnic blanket and stretch out under the trees at Portal Park next door. This installation-style presentation progresses over two hours each evening and changes throughout the week. There is no exact start or end to the show.
Find Out More about Vancouver Bird Festival
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Our mailing address is: 
Aeriosa Dance Society
25-717 West 8th Ave
Vancouver, BC  V5Z 1C9

14 Aug 2018

Compagnie Kopfsprung

Flyaway Productions

Thank you for your support of Flyaway Productions!
Thank You for Witnessing Our Youth Dance Artists in
GIRLFLY 2018 Performances: Acting UP!
Let's Continue Supporting these Young Activists in
Acting UP: GIRLFLY Visuals

Aug. 16th, 2018
Thursday, 6:00-7:30pm

Tenderloin Museum
398 Eddy St, San Francisco

FREE Event

Join us for treats and the opening of a new visual art exhibit for the Tenderloin, designed by Lala Openi Hsin Cheung, in collaboration with local youth from GIRLFLY and Catherine Powell of the Labor Archives and Research Center of SF State!
RSVP to See GIRLFLY Visuals!
Jo Kreiter on the 2018 YBCA 100 List!
"This is a celebration of an individual’s present efforts and acknowledgment that their work will have future impact. YBCA's 100 honorees come from the Bay Area and around the world. On this list, celebrities rub elbows with unsung heroes, and activists and artists are as revered as pop stars. It is a list unlike any other." Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 
See YBCA's 100 List!
Next Flight School / Off the Ground Dance Workshop
Sept. 23rd – Nov. 18th, 2018
(No Class October 28th)

Sundays, 3:00-5:00pm

1777 Yosemite Avenue #330
San Francisco, CA


8 sessions, open to all levels. Build techniques for dancing on suspended objects!
Register for Flight School!
Photo Credits: 1, 2, & 4. Brechin Flournoy, Dancers: GIRLFLY Youth
3. Drew Altizer, Dancer: Jo Kreiter
Copyright © 2016 Flyaway Productions, All rights reserved.
For more information please visit:flyawayproductions.com


Eventi Verticali

eVenti Verticali at the 28th Qingdao International Beer Festival and more

eVenti Verticali arrives for the very first time in China!

Our three shows Quadro, Intuizioni and Wanted are performing at the
majestic QIBF.

A team of 12 people including artists, technicians and producers,
6 shows a day,
20th July to 26 August, 38 days of performance,
213 shows in total!!

eVenti Verticali, the only Italians among the 160 Artists performing in Qingdao,
presents 3 of the 5 aerial performances hosted by the gigantic festival,
that this year has a unique international artistic programming.
Over 60 shows a day including music, dance, circus arts and fire shows.
A great team with artists coming from 40 different countries.

While the 12 people team is performing in Qingdao, another one is
touring Europe!

This year's tour started in the United States (Maryland and Michigan),
in Romania (Timisoara),
Bulgaria (Varna), Switzerland (Bellinzona).

Here the next European tour dates:

10/11 August  - Malmo (Sweden) - Intuizioni
15 August - Jesolo (Italy) - Wanted
16 August - Andalo (Italy) - Wanted
18 August - Feltre (Italy) - Wanted
24 August - Billund (Denmark) - Wanted
26 August - Velje (Denmark) - Intuizioni
1 September - Skegness (UK PREMIERE) - Wanted

And then again Italy, Portugal, and many others...

9 Aug 2018


Belonging, Part One opens in just 6 weeks!! For this week's inside scoop, we'd like to recognize all of the incredible videographers that have followed the Belonging, Part One performance story. Many thanks to the creative team at Arts in Context/KLRU, Chris Rusch, and Todd Johnston for helping us tell our story on camera.

We have officially released a 2018 promo video for Belonging, Part One, filmed and edited by these artists! Check it out now by visiting our Facebook Event Page.

Stay tuned for next week's inside scoop!! 
Light and Love, 

Your aerial family at Blue Lapis Light
Photography by Earl McGehee

1 Aug 2018



Il Posto Company will select 3 dancers/performer for the production of the new creation which will be presented this 7th and 8th September with rehearsal on 6th September. The selection will take place during the vertical and aerial workshop lead by Wanda Moretti on 5th September from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Manifattura Tabacchi (Rovereto-TN)

People who want to participate in the workshop and selection can register by sending an email to cid@centrodelladanza.it, specifying as object: Name_Surname_IlGigante  and attaching the following documentation: 

1) Cv and personal information
2) Full-body shot
3) Link video of an exhibition
4) Participation form clik here for download
5) Enpals declaration clik here for download

We will take a week, after receiving the candidature, to answer you and comunicate selected people for the workshop ( 5th September) and indicate how to pay registration fee 50 €.
At the end of the workshop 3 participants will be select to perform during the show on 7th and 8th September (rehearsal 6th September).
www.orienteoccidente.it/en - cid@centrodelladanza.it  
corso rosmini 58
tel +39 0464 431660

27 Jul 2018


Wired Are Hiring: General Manager!!

The ideal post-holder will have at least 2 years experience in the arts; experience of managing people; an interest in the dance and performance sector; be confident with budgets and financial management; and have an eye for developing creative opportunities. Excellent communication, organisation and time management skills are also a necessity in this fast-paced office environment.

The closing date for completed applications is: Friday 10th August at 4pm!

To apply for this role: https://bit.ly/2uJ1lBu

18 Jul 2018

Cie Lézards Bleus


Alex Allan photographed by Danny Eoulet
See performances by leading and emerging aerial artists from the Bay Area and beyond!

August 10-12, 2018

Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture 
2 Marina Boulevard (at Buchanan Street), 
San Francisco, CA
Photo credit: Bryan Kato
Origin of Happiness, created in 2017, is a duet on one rope, using a pulley to balance and counter balance the relationship between the dancers. A nerve once believed to sustain the heart, heart string is a place of connection. A thread that is plucked and pulled, stretches and binds, touched it opens the heart. Dancers: Alissa Kaplan Soto and Helen Fitanides

UpSwing Aerial Dance Company is a contemporary dance company featuring the repertory of Artistic Director Cherie Carson. Carson specializes in combining contemporary dance with uniquely rigged aerial equipment. The company performs on trapeze, bungee, fabric, lyra and mostly rope & harness. Pushing the boundaries of dance through artistic collaboration, site-specific & adaptive dance, the Company‘s work explores the boundaries between performance art and aerial dance.