Gravity & Levity are a disabled -led aerial dance company specialising in vertical dance performance, world-class artist development and exciting audience imagination.
We create innovative aerial dance that redefines what and where a dance floor can be, both for an audience and for ourselves. We’re committed to accessibility and amplifying alternative perspectives for both dance and circus.
We are thrilled to have been awarded funding by British Council’s International Collaboration Grants for ‘Creating Connections’ working with Wanda Moretti and Kate Lawrence. ‘Creating Connections’ draws on the participatory spirit and inventiveness of the experimental dance work undertaken in 1970’s New York that laid the foundations for the development of vertical dance practice. Building on […]Read More
2022 saw us deliver the Dissecting Aerial symposium as a hybrid event, reaching 6x more audiences from all over the globe via the magic of video conferencing and connecting to remote speakers for the first time. It was really exciting (if nerve wracking) to have so many new folks in the room, so much so […]Read More
We’re gearing up to tour ‘Why?’ again this year. The rehearsal space is booked, we’re doing checks on all of the kit, checking we can still fit into the costumes haha …! And just to say thanks again to all the wonderful audiences who came out to see us last year, we really loved chatting with you after the shows and to the festival directors and teams who pulled out all the stops to ensure that shows went ahead this year, to the funders and supporting organisations and a personal thanks from me (Lindsey) to the wonderful, hard working, G&L team of collaborators, movers and shakers. Looking forward to doing it all again soon!!!Read More
Coming out of lockdown, so far, I have only done shows that make me happy. Shows where I feel comfortable. Shows where I can be my ridiculous, silly, nervous, oversharing self and I am accepted and embraced for it. I can do without shows that make me cry in the toilets, no matter how big the agent or the money is…..Read More
When I am struggling, I tell myself to “Hold on to your equipment, hold your nerve, hold in your core but let go of your pride, let go of your self-judgment and let go of your need to impress”.Read More