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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.

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2 disabled artists suspended in counterbalance explore how their weight interacts in flight with different body compositions

Funding to create international connections

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 […]

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A participant kneels in tabletop position, drawing an elbow upward, rotating their torso, as they pull a yellow band taught from the floor

Dissecting Aerial Symposium 2023 Date Announcement

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 […]

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Vertical dance duet, Why?, performed on a grey wall made of circles, rigged in front of an urban building, at GDIF 2021

Why? Touring Summer 2022

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!!!

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Blog

Grounded with Jo Foley

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…..

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Grounded with Tilly Lee-Kronick

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”.

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Grounded with Ben Brown

During December I started working on an idea I had had for a while, which was to start my own circus school dedicated to Aerial Hoop. What I was thinking during a global pandemic where nobody could leave the house I don’t know, but somehow it worked…..

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