10 Jul 2019

Gravity & Levity

Happy summer everyone ☀️

It's been a red hot 15th year here at GL. It's been great to be busy on so many awesome projects (more on that below) and we're excited about all the activity we have coming up, including: the EADF's 10th birthday, UK premiere of WHY, a Vertical Dance Summer Intensive, and Practical Anatomy for Aerialists workshops before Autumn is out! 

EADF 2019 🎉

To celebrate our 10th anniversary this years EADF, we're making it bigger and better than ever. We've added new skills and apparatus, tutors, weekend courses and Pick'n'Mix Saturday.
AND, we also have:
Some courses are SOLD OUT already so don't leave it too late to book!
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WHY Premieres

Saturday 10 August @ EADF

The original creative team, choreographer Fin Walker, composer Ben Park and dancers Lee Cayden and Lindsey Butcher have been back in the studio re-imaging WHY alongside award winning writer, Ed Harris. The work's International premiere was at the Irish Aerial Dance Festival 2019 and we're looking forward to the UK premiere at #EADF2019 which kickstarts the tour. The show at The Point is free and open to the public so please do join us!

Vertical Dance Summer Intensive 

12-15 September 2019 @ ACCA

Join us for an exciting 4-day intensive in Brighton at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts. We’ll take time to work on developing and broadening technique before shifting to a site specific approach in response to the unique and unusual architecture and surroundings of this Grade 2 listed building.

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Practical Anatomy for Aerialists

1 September 2019 @ NCCA

We're thrilled to be hosting the amazing Emily Scherb, author of Applied Anatomy of the Aerial Arts and Aerial Physio, for 'Anatomy for Aerialists', a day-long for aerialists. Its for practitioners at all levels with an interest in learning how their bodies work or the 'why' behind their training. Delivered in association with National Centre for Circus Arts.

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We've been pretty busy recently...

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Coming up...

Lindsey is looking forward to running a 10-day choreographic lab in Brazil in Oct for the Bienal Internacional de Dança do Ceará.

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Ahead of that she’s excited to get back in the rehearsal studio mentoring the wonderfully talented Aisling Ni Cheallaigh and Ronan Brady as they prepare to tour their show How to Square a Circle

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Don’t forget:

If you run events, training or opportunities for aerial artists, let us know - we're keen to promote all the fantastic opportunities with our international networks to make amazing opportunities available to everyone. Equally, if you're looking for events, training or opportunities, take a look at the listings!

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📷 Header: Mark Morreau // EADF 2019: Mark Morreau // WHY Premieres: Jym Daly // VD Summer School: Mark Morreau // Practical Anatomy: Emily Scherb // Busy: Frank Da Silva // Coming Up: Ste Murray