12 Oct 2017



STRINGS World Premiere | Photo: Derrick Lindsay
STRINGS World Premiere, Meany Center for the Arts, Seattle | Photo: Derrick Lindsay
BANDALOOP is pleased to announce the launch of all NEW workshops.
See the end of this message for more information on Fall and Winter opportunities.

Special thanks to our community partners who generously supported to our recent Fall SoirĂ©e fundraiser: Casa de ChocolatesRainbow Grocery Cooperative, & Pura Vida Flowers and Plants.

Critical Acclaim for STRINGS & East Coast Tour

A whirlwind Fall tour including performances for College of the Holy Cross, Middlebury College, and Portland Ovations brought BANDALOOP's vertical work to new audiences along the Eastern Seaboard.
The world premiere of STRINGS, commissioned by the Meany Center for the Arts at University of WA, Seattle drew a full house for three performances. The premiere featured an outdoor opening performance, and an indoor performance featuring original music by London-based composer, DJ, and producer Gabriel Prokofiev.

"The world premiere of BANDALOOP’s latest work, “STRINGS,” shows the theatrical depth and verve the company can conjure from their unusual set of skills...music, movement and relationship dynamics all fuse into a perfect package."

Read more from The Seattle Times
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Portland Ovations, Maine | Photo: Jean Cousins
Portland Ovations, Maine | Photo: Jean Cousins, Instagram contest winner 

Save the Dates

Join BANDALOOP on both US coasts, and at their Hungarian debut.

Wellesley College
October 20 & 21, 2017
Wellesley, MA

CAFe BUDAPEST Contemporary Arts Festival
October 20 & 21, 2017
Budapest, Hungary
Special thanks to US Artists International

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
October 28, 2017
Costa Mesa, CA

Upcoming Workshops

Come immerse yourself in the art of BANDALOOPING!

Age 12+
Nov 11 - 12, 2017
Sat + Sun 10:00AM - 1:30PM
Prerequisites: none

Age 12+
Nov 11 -12, 2017
Sat + Sun 3:00 - 6:30PM
With the ground as our first partner this workshop starts in a sensation based quest to have an honest relationship with gravity. Laying a foundation of respect and sensitivity in person to person touch, this workshop activates principles of contact improvisation mixed with BANDALOOP's signature on and off the ground dancing. Come solo or with a friend!

Age 12+
Nov 6 - Dec 13, 2017
Mon + Thurs 7:00 - 9:00PM
Public performance: Dec 15 8:00 - 9:00PM
Experienced BANDALOOP students interested in performing aerial work will revisit safety and fundamentals then look at aerial dance composition, repertoire and performance. Special attention is given to musicality, theatricality, improvisation as performance, considering site, and relating to gear/apparatus as a dance partner.

For details, click here.
Scholarships and work study options are available for these workshops.

BANDALOOP is grateful to the City of Oakland's Cultural Funding Program
for their support!
Hewlett Foundation


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