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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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Vertical and aerial dance harness creative lab 2022

Monday 29th August – Friday 2nd Sept Join us for three 5-day in-person creative labs for vertical and aerial dancers who work in harness and those wishing to try it out, on the gorgeous convex walls of the Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts in Brighton. We have Creative Labs tailored to 3 levels of experience and skill: […]

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Disabled aerialist Welly explores counter weight with non-disabled aerialist Kat in a white studio

European Aerial Dance Festival 2022

EADF, the UK’s only aerial training event of its kind, is back Sun 14 – Fri 19 August 2022 in partnership with the wonderful Worthing Pavilion. Find all the info and book online on the EADF dedicated website >>> https://www.eadf.co.uk/ EADF 2022 has an incredible line up of tutors, across a wide variety of aerial […]

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Lindsey shares weight with a Creating Connections vertical dance participant, holding hands, leaning back and crouching and smiling broadly at eachother

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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2 dancers face each other smiling. They hold 1 finger in front of their noses, trying to regain their balance after spinning wildly.

Inclusive aerial, vulnerability and revelations

Inspired by the change in the seasons, we’re taking this opportunity to reflect on all that’s happened this year. We were grateful to receive a Cultural Recovery Fund grant from Arts Council England earlier this year which enabled us to finally create our own EADF website, go through some deep and inspiring business development and deepen […]

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Lindsey shares weight with a Creating Connections vertical dance participant, holding hands, leaning back and crouching and smiling broadly at eachother

Vertical Dance Research Creating International Connections

Back in April 2022 we were awarded funding by British Council’s International Collaboration Grants to deliver project exploring participatory and inclusive practice in vertical dance, in collaboration with Wanda Moretti and Kate Lawrence.  ‘Creating Connections‘ aims to build on our collaborative practices for vertical dance and draw on the approaches developed in the experimental dance scene of the […]

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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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