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Practical Anatomy for the Aerial Artist

We’re thrilled to be hosting the amazing Emily Scherb for a day-long practical workshop in London – ‘Work with your body: Practical Anatomy for the Aerial Artist’ – on 1st September 2019.

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2020 Nimble Arts Aerial Teacher Training dates

Get your diaries out, here are the dates and significant deets for next years Nimble Arts Aerial Teacher Training courses at the University of Sussex, Brighton. Jan 4th – 8th Introduction to Teaching Aerial (fabric & trapeze) Jan 9th & 10th Aerial sling (cocoon) Foundation course.

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Why?

We were thrilled to premiere Why? recently as part of the 10th birthday celebrations for the Irish Aerial Dance Festival, (IADF) at the end of June. There’ll be more performances to come this year, the UK premiere at this years European Aerial Dance Festival, (EADF)  on Aug 10th at the Point and also opening the […]

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European Aerial Dance Festival 2019

Wow, so that was our 10th edition of the EADF 2019 and what a way to celebrate 10 years! What an amazing journey it’s been starting from just a 4 day event back in 2010 to a full 2 week programme.
Thanks so much to …

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Vertical Dance Summer Intensive, Sept 12th-15th

Join (Lindsey Butcher) and Kate Lawrence for this exciting 4-day vertical dance intensive in Brighton at the Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts responding to the unique, unusual architecture and surroundings of this Grade 2 listed building.

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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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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.