TILT Talk - Aeriosa: Vancouver International Vertical Dance Summit
Jun
14
4:00 PM16:00

TILT Talk - Aeriosa: Vancouver International Vertical Dance Summit

TILT Talk - Aeriosa: Vancouver International Vertical Dance Summit

Where Performance Meets Architecture: Shifting perspectives on Vancouver's vertical stages. Vertical dance contributes to civic placemaking by repurposing architecture and locations where dance is unusual and unexpected. Encounters of climbing, flying, and perching humans can be both startling and captivating for witnesses. Transforming public space with vertical dance requires cooperation from diverse stakeholders and respect for potential impacts on the local population. As vertical dance practice begins to spread through the world, Vancouver has emerged as a fertile environment that is drawing specialists, novices, observers, and stakeholders together for activities that will foster the development of this art form here at home and around the world. Dancers are drawn to vertical dance because it expands artistic parameters for choreography and performance and it reaches out to broadly diverse audiences.

What should happen next, now that our city is known as a hub in the global vertical dance network alongside cities like Paris, Venice, San Francisco, and communities such as North Wales, County Clare, Zadar, and the Clayoquot Biosphere? What desires, opportunities and challenges could be addressed by Vancouver dancers architects and planners working together to activate the airspace of the urban commons?

RSVP now to attend this FREE community event featuring with vertical dance choreographers from around the world who are in town for the first ever Vancouver International Vertical Dance Summit. This community event will feature presentations and conversation moderated by Georgia Straight dance journalist Janet Smith. Attendees will leave with a deeper understanding of vertical dance and its potential to transform urban public/social spaces in ways that better serve communities.

Snacks and refreshments will be provided. There is limited seating, so if tickets are sold out please add your name to the waitlist and we will release additional tickets near the event date.

This TILT Talk event is hosted by HCMA Architecture + Design in partnership with Aeriosa Dance Society.

Where

HCMA Architecture + Design

675 West Hastings Street #400, Vancouver, BC V6B 1N2, Canada

When

Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 4:00 PM

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Vancouver International Vertical Dance Summit
Jun
9
to Jun 16

Vancouver International Vertical Dance Summit

A six day international event open to dancers,

circus aerialists, riggers and technicians

The public is invited to attend a stimulating concurrent symposium

of free performances, roundtables, artist talks, and dance films

Seven international guest artists from Italy, France, Ireland, Wales, England, Croatia and Vancouver will be teaching workshops throughout the week.

The VIVDS training intensive offers opportunity for vertical dance practitioners to expand their aerial technique, vocabulary, share knowledge and develop networks with artists across the seas. New practitioners with athletic ability are welcome to participate in various workshops.

The workshops will be held in different settings within Vancouver. Venues (pending final approvals) include a short outdoor wall, an indoor atrium, a studio theatre, old growth trees and a tall office tower.

The event will culminate in a public showcase of “The Gathering Flock” on June 15, featuring the week's Tall Tower exploration.

Sign up today to Aeriosa's newsletter to receive new information and updates regarding workshops, schedules, prices, and registration.

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The Flock @ The Guinness Tower Building
Aug
22
to Aug 24

The Flock @ The Guinness Tower Building

Join Aeriosa and the gathering flock next week!

The sky above Vancouver will fill with FREE Vertical Dance for the Vancouver

International Bird Festival

August 22th to 24th

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The Flock - Activating Public Space

3 evenings of soaring, swooping, flocking dance

on the west facing wall of the 23-storey Guinness Tower Building

August 22nd, 23rd & 24th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

  • 1055 W Hastings @ Thurlow next to Portal Park

  • Viewing tips: Some public seating is available in the Oxford Properties public plaza below the dance wall or; bring your own camping chair, yoga mat or picnic blanket and stretch out under the trees at Portal Park next door. This installation-style presentation progresses over two hours each evening and changes throughout the week. There is no exact start or end to the show.

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Thunderbird @ Vancouver International Bird Festival
Aug
20
4:45 PM16:45

Thunderbird @ Vancouver International Bird Festival

  • Vancouver Convention Centre @ Jack Poole Plaza (map)
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Aeriosa and Spakwus Slulem Eagle Song Dancers reunite

for the Vancouver International Bird Festival

Opening Ceremony- August 20th @ 4:45 pm

  • Squamish Sea Going Canoe Family Singers Dancers and Drummers and Aeriosa aerialists bring their celebrated collaborative performance Thunderbird to the Vancouver Convention Centre

  • @ Jack Poole Plaza 1055 Canada Place

  • Opening Ceremony begins at 4 pm

  • Aeriosa & Spakwus Slulem perform at 445pm

  • ONE SHOW ONLY!

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Second Nature May 26 @ 8 pm
May
26
8:00 PM20:00

Second Nature May 26 @ 8 pm

A new work choreographed by Julia Taffe and performed by  Georgina Alpen, Alyson Fretz, Thoenn Glover, Meghan Goodman, Cara Siu and Alex Tam  Safety Direction & Rigging Design by Colin Zacharias. Music by Jordan Nobles. Set Design by Dan Law. Costumes by Ninon Parent. Lighting by James Proudfoot.  Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street Vancouver BC  More information:  TheDanceCentre.ca   Book online at  TicketsTonight.ca  or call 604.864.2787

A new work choreographed by Julia Taffe and performed by

Georgina Alpen, Alyson Fretz, Thoenn Glover, Meghan Goodman, Cara Siu and Alex Tam

Safety Direction & Rigging Design by Colin Zacharias. Music by Jordan Nobles. Set Design by Dan Law. Costumes by Ninon Parent. Lighting by James Proudfoot.

Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street Vancouver BC

More information: TheDanceCentre.ca

Book online at TicketsTonight.ca or call 604.864.2787

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Second Nature May 25 @ 8 pm
May
25
8:00 PM20:00

Second Nature May 25 @ 8 pm

A new work choreographed by Julia Taffe and performed by  Georgina Alpen, Alyson Fretz, Thoenn Glover, Meghan Goodman, Cara Siu and Alex Tam  Safety Direction & Rigging Design by Colin Zacharias. Music by Jordan Nobles. Set Design by Dan Law. Costumes by Ninon Parent. Lighting by James Proudfoot.  Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street Vancouver BC  More information:  TheDanceCentre.ca   Book online at  TicketsTonight.ca  or call 604.864.2787

A new work choreographed by Julia Taffe and performed by

Georgina Alpen, Alyson Fretz, Thoenn Glover, Meghan Goodman, Cara Siu and Alex Tam

Safety Direction & Rigging Design by Colin Zacharias. Music by Jordan Nobles. Set Design by Dan Law. Costumes by Ninon Parent. Lighting by James Proudfoot.

Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street Vancouver BC

More information: TheDanceCentre.ca

Book online at TicketsTonight.ca or call 604.864.2787

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Second Nature May 24 @ 8 pm
May
24
8:00 PM20:00

Second Nature May 24 @ 8 pm

A new work choreographed by Julia Taffe and performed by  Georgina Alpen, Alyson Fretz, Thoenn Glover, Meghan Goodman, Cara Siu and Alex Tam  Safety Direction & Rigging Design by Colin Zacharias. Music by Jordan Nobles. Set Design by Dan Law. Costumes by Ninon Parent. Lighting by James Proudfoot.  Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street Vancouver BC  More information:  TheDanceCentre.ca   Book online at  TicketsTonight.ca  or call 604.864.2787

A new work choreographed by Julia Taffe and performed by

Georgina Alpen, Alyson Fretz, Thoenn Glover, Meghan Goodman, Cara Siu and Alex Tam

Safety Direction & Rigging Design by Colin Zacharias. Music by Jordan Nobles. Set Design by Dan Law. Costumes by Ninon Parent. Lighting by James Proudfoot.

Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street Vancouver BC

More information: TheDanceCentre.ca

Book online at TicketsTonight.ca or call 604.864.2787

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hišinqʷiił "Gathering" - Wickaninnish Beach, Pacific Rim National Park
Sep
17
10:00 AM10:00

hišinqʷiił "Gathering" - Wickaninnish Beach, Pacific Rim National Park

This awesome free event begins at 11 am.

Aeriosa will be performing in the trees between 1 pm and 4 pm. More information below.

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hišinqʷiił "Gathering"

11 am - 4 pm Sunday, September 17, 2017

Kwisitis Visitor Centre and Wickaninnish Beach Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

Aeriosa tree performance installation from 1pm-4pm in Parking Lot B

The gathering will include a community feast, storytelling, workshops, and fun activities for all ages. The event is free and transportation from all communities will be provided at no charge. Parking will be provided at no cost.

On behalf of the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust, Yuułuʔiłʔatḥ Government, and Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, you are respectfully invited to a regional gathering.

As a UNESCO designated site, the Clayoquot Sound Biosphere Region has an opportunity to fulfill the mandate of peace-building at a local level. Together, we have an opportunity and a responsibility to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Calls to Action.

In the spirit of healing and reconciliation, we will come together to recognize our unique strengths, shared history, and cultural diversity.

All communities, residents, and visitors are invited to mark this moment and move forward in a positive direction for the future of our region.

For more information, please contact Rebecca or Brooke at 250-725-2219.

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Soar with the Eagles at Saxe Point Park
Jul
29
3:30 PM15:30

Soar with the Eagles at Saxe Point Park

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Drop by Saxe Point Park this Friday or Saturday evening.  Vancouver-based Aeriosa is being brought to Esquimalt courtesy of the Township Community Arts Council as part of its summer of family friendly activities and entertainment.Aeriosa will do three performances starting at 6:30 p.m. and lasting until sunset. As parking within the park is somewhat limited, attendees are encouraged to walk or cycle to the venue. If possible, bring blankets and/or chairs to be able to enjoy the event comfortably.

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Ancestralizing the Present
Jun
10
9:00 AM09:00

Ancestralizing the Present

This day of performances, talks, and events explores the ways in which First Nations protocol informs collaborative works created in partnership by Indigenous and non-Indigenous dance artists.

Ancestralizing describes the ways in which Indigenous artists draw upon ancient ways of being, knowing, and relationships to territories, to create work that activates the present so that it becomes the future. As future ancestors, these artists create new works that become the ancient songs and dances of generations to come.

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Psuedotsuga - Earth to Sky
Jul
14
9:30 AM09:30

Psuedotsuga - Earth to Sky

Pseudotsuga – Earth to Sky is an interspecies collaboration between vertical dancers, live musicians and a grove of old-growth trees in Vancouver’s Stanley Park. This piece is a new extension of our a collaboration with Spakwus Slulem Eagle Song Dancers, acknowledging the park as traditional Coast Salish territory and calling attention to the oldest trees as living witnesses connecting dancers of the past, present and future. The full presentation of"Pseudotsuga - Earth to Sky" and "Trees Are Portals" will premiere in Stanley Park in 2017.

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Psuedotsuga - Earth to Sky
Jul
13
9:30 AM09:30

Psuedotsuga - Earth to Sky

Pseudotsuga – Earth to Sky is an interspecies collaboration between vertical dancers, live musicians and a grove of old-growth trees in Vancouver’s Stanley Park. This piece is a new extension of our a collaboration with Spakwus Slulem Eagle Song Dancers, acknowledging the park as traditional Coast Salish territory and calling attention to the oldest trees as living witnesses connecting dancers of the past, present and future. The full presentation of"Pseudotsuga - Earth to Sky" and "Trees Are Portals" will premiere in Stanley Park in 2017.

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Intro to Dancing on Buildings for Professional Performers...Take to the Sky!
Sep
11
3:00 PM15:00

Intro to Dancing on Buildings for Professional Performers...Take to the Sky!

Practice vertical techniques and choreography while ascending and descending the 26 meter exterior wall of the Scotiabank Dance Centre. Participants attending this workshop will apply the skills learned in the studio workshop, ascending as well as descending on ropes from the roof, practicing side by side with Aeriosa dancers and guest instructors on the Dance Centre wall.

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Intro to Dancing on Buildings for Professional Performers...Take to the Sky!
Sep
10
3:00 PM15:00

Intro to Dancing on Buildings for Professional Performers...Take to the Sky!

Practice vertical techniques and choreography while ascending and descending the 26 meter exterior wall of the Scotiabank Dance Centre. Participants attending this workshop will apply the skills learned in the studio workshop, ascending as well as descending on ropes from the roof, practicing side by side with Aeriosa dancers and guest instructors on the Dance Centre wall.

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Intro to Dancing on Buildings for Professional Performers...Take to the Sky!
Sep
9
3:00 PM15:00

Intro to Dancing on Buildings for Professional Performers...Take to the Sky!

Practice vertical techniques and choreography while ascending and descending the 26 meter exterior wall of the Scotiabank Dance Centre. Participants attending this workshop will apply the skills learned in the studio workshop, ascending as well as descending on ropes from the roof, practicing side by side with Aeriosa dancers and guest instructors on the Dance Centre wall.

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Trees are Portals
Sep
4
10:00 AM10:00

Trees are Portals

A very special collaboration bringing together Aeriosa aerial dancers and Spakwus Slulem Sea Going Canoe Family members in Stanley Park. The oldest trees in the park were witnesses to centuries of celebration and ceremony in the ancient Coast Salish village of X̱wáýx̱way. They are connectors, living portals who will hold the memories of our songs and dances when we too are gone.

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Trees are Portals
Sep
2
10:00 AM10:00

Trees are Portals

A very special collaboration bringing together Aeriosa aerial dancers and Spakwus Slulem Sea Going Canoe Family members in Stanley Park. The oldest trees in the park were witnesses to centuries of celebration and ceremony in the ancient Coast Salish village of X̱wáýx̱way. They are connectors, living portals who will hold the memories of our songs and dances when we too are gone.

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Trees are Portals
Aug
30
11:00 AM11:00

Trees are Portals

A very special collaboration bringing together Aeriosa aerial dancers and Spakwus Slulem Sea Going Canoe Family members in Stanley Park. The oldest trees in the park were witnesses to centuries of celebration and ceremony in the ancient Coast Salish village of X̱wáýx̱way. They are connectors, living portals who will hold the memories of our songs and dances when we too are gone.

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Greenheart Presents Aeriosa at UBC Botanical Gardens
Jun
21
5:00 PM17:00

Greenheart Presents Aeriosa at UBC Botanical Gardens

Celebrate summer solstice with a unique performance by the captivating vertical dance group, Aeriosa, while exploring Vancouver's most exciting eco-adventure attraction, Greenheart Canopy Walkway. Spectators will be able to see a captivating fusion of rock-climbing skill and contemporary dance movement perched on viewing platforms high in the treetops on the canopy walkway.

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