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‘Why?’ performances

Such a privilege to be performing live at Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, for Without Walls. Photos by Mark Morreau from Bank Holiday Monday shows #OnYour Doorstep with more to come at #DancingCity.

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European Aerial Dance Festival, Aug 2021, Brighton.

It’s been a wonderful 10 years of running the festival – yay, so were taking a year off! Not really, but we won’t be back with the next EADF until 2021 but oh my have we got a treat, in fact a whole smorgasboard of treats in store. It’ll be worth waiting for so get the dates in your diary now.
EADF 2021 will run from August 9th – 21st inclusive in it’s home town of Brighton, by the sea.
Bring it on!

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‘Dissecting Aerial’ 2020. A 2-day Healthier Aerial Symposium

Thanks to all of you who came to Dissecting Aerial 2020 and brought  your questions, thoughts and ideas, your laughter, for agreeing to disagree on some things (!) and for your passion and enthusiasm for our art-form in its many guises.
And what incredibly knowledgeable and engaging speakers, even if I do say so myself, and I do!
Save the dates for Dissecting Aerial 2021, Jan 16th & 17th.

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Opening the doors on ‘Behind Closed Doors’ Jan 11th & 12th, 2020

So that was the last in our series of weekend long workshops called Behind Closed Doors.
Thanks to everyone who came, got curious, asked questions, shared information. Thanks also to Serenity Smith Forchion, (Nimble Arts teacher training & New England Centre for Circus Arts) and Sarah Poole (Ecole National De Cirque, Montreal) for generously sharing your knowledge with us.

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Jan 2020 Nimble Arts Aerial Teacher training courses.

Another year of Aerial Teacher Training ,our 6th we reckon with the wonderful Serenity Smith Forchion from Nimble Arts done and what a gorgeous, enthusiastic, fun group of aerial teachers they were, taking the work seriously but not themselves.

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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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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.