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The Art of Choreography workshop – April 28th at The Point, Eastleigh

A day-long workshop for physical artists from different movement backgrounds and circus disciplines interested in the art of choreography and in how they craft their work.

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2 day Aerial Symposium 2019 – ‘Dissecting Aerial + Accessible Aerial’.

So that was the 2nd 2-day Aerial Symposium ‘Dissecting Aerial + Accessible Aerial’ presented in partnership with One Dance UK and The Point, Jan 19th & 20th.Thanks to all the wonderful speakers who wowed us with your brilliance, astonished us with your knowledge and expertise and to all of you who generously gave up your precious weekends to indulge your curious minds and share food for thought.

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Vertical Dance Forum 5, UK, ‘Alternative Perspectives & Accessible Aerial’.

Back in January we were thrilled to host members of the Vertical Dance Forum for our 5th meeting as part of our Creative Europe/Arts Council England funded project, at The Point, Eastleigh and we had a blast. So much experience, generosity, curiosity, love and laughter in the room – what a joy! Now we just have to figure out how to do it again!

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EADF 2019 website is now live, Aug 5th – 17th.

The European Aerial Dance Festival is now in its 10th year, whoop, whoop, Happy Birthday to us and the EADF website is now live for your perusal!

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Nimble Arts Aerial Teacher training courses.

Another year of wonderful training from the inimitable Serenity Smith.Shifting away from our usual plan of offering the Intro course and just one foundation, we figured enough folks were ready to move it on up so we ran; Foundation levels in Lyra and Fabrics and Intermediate Level Aerial Fabric.Serenity will be back again next Jan so let us know which levels and equipment you’d like to focus on next year.

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EADF 2018

Well that was EADF 2018! Huge thanks to everyone who came, participated, taught, performed, organised, rigged, cooked, sold t-shirts, took photos, laughed, cried and made this years festival one of our very best. Plans are already underway for the big 10th year anniversary next year. Take a look at the gallery of some of our […]

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EADF 2017

Boom that was EADF 2017 that was and a huge thank you to everyone who made it happen, we had a blast. Gravity & Levity’s 8th annual European Aerial Dance Festival attracted over 65 participants of all levels and abilities, from novice to advanced professional level from 12 different countries to 270 classes and a […]

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Gravity & Levity was launched in 2003 by Artistic Director, Lindsey Butcher, to explore the creative and expressive potential in applying a dance aesthetic to aerial suspension techniques, through artistic development, teaching and live productions.

G&L exists to develop and maximise the creative potential of artists and the audience imagination.

We strive to create and present innovative aerial dance that redefines what and where a dance floor can be both for an audience and for ourselves. We present work that is accessible, relevant and offers an alternative perspective on traditional aesthetics in both dance and circus.