Aerial Dance Festival 2018 – Celebrating our 20th anniversary Festival!
Join us in beautiful Boulder, CO – July 29-August 11, 2018
Sunday, July 29th – Opening reception
Monday, July 30th – Friday, August 3rd – Week A classes
Monday, July 30th – Intimate Encounters
August 3rd-5th – Showcase Performances
Monday, August 6th – Friday, August 10th – Week B classes
Saturday, August 11 – Reception honoring Bob Davidson and special performance
Come celebrate the 20th anniversary of bringing aerialists from around the globe to beautiful Boulder, Colorado. Skill building, idea sharing, inspiring, mind blowing gathering.
The faculty / artists have tremendous depth of knowledge in their craft.
Join the movement. Find your tribe.
The Aerial Dance Festival (ADF) is an opportunity for people from all walks of life to experience the joy of dancing in the air, for beginners through advanced aerial dancers. This 2-week immersion provides classes, lectures/demonstrations, informal discussions, networking, and performances.
“At ADF passionate people from around the world come to share and learn at the highest levels of our craft. As a teacher I’ve never had a better experience and as a student I treasured every class. Put it on your calendar, you’ll never take it off.” – Teo Spencer
3-hour morning immersions Monday – Friday each week. Plus afternoon / early evening “a la carte” 90-minute classes in a variety of aerial apparatus and approaches to working with apparatus taught by nationally recognized faculty. Students may attend one week or both.
2018 Festival Faculty:
Aerial Dance Festival 2018 Information
- More Information on Faculty, Classes & Workshops
- ADF 2018 Class Schedule Grid
- More Information on Performances
- Week A and Week B classes, workshops, opening reception, Intimate Encounters, and closing party:
Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance Studios: 3022 E. Sterling Circle, #150, Boulder, CO 80301 (“FFP ADS 1” or “FFP ADS 2”)
- Elite Dance Academy – 3005 Sterling Cir., Suite 100, Boulder, CO 80301 (Across the street from Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance)
Week A only classes and Performance Showcase:
- Dairy Arts Center, Gordon Gamm Theatre: 2590 Walnut St., Boulder, CO 80302 (“Dairy Arts Center – Gordon”)
Week B only classes:
- University of Colorado, Boulder campus, Theatre & Dance Building. (“CU 150” – ground level and “CU 350” – 3rd floor)
Glenn P. Davis Scholarship
This scholarship will be awarded to one student for the Aerial Dance Festival 2018. It will cover up to $1,000 in class tuition during the two weeks, July 30 to August 10.
Deadline: February 23, 2018. Notification March 5, 2018.
“We are proud to support the Festival and are so grateful for this opportunity to honor Glenn’s memory. We know that he is ‘forever soaring’ and would be thrilled by the success and excellence of the festival as we are.”
– The Davis Family
Saturday, August 11 Alumni Performance Application
Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance is producing an “adjudicated alumni performance” in conjunction with the Aerial Dance Festival 2018. The informal performance will be held August 11 at 2pm at Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance Studios and will immediately follow a reception celebrating Bob Davidson, a pioneer of Aerial Dance.
Who is Eligible to Apply: Former Frequent Flyers’ professional company members, graduates of Frequent Flyers’ Professional Training Program, and graduates of the National Theatre Conservatory program who studied with Bob.
Deadline to apply: March 30, 2018. Decision for acceptance: April 15, 2018.
For more information on presentation guidelines and to submit an application, go here.
Earn continuing education credit
Earn credit from University of Colorado, Boulder at ADF. Contact Nancy Smith for more info – firstname.lastname@example.org.
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