ADF 2020 – July 26-August 7, 2020
- July 26: Opening Reception
- July 27: Intimate Encounters
- July 27-31: Week A Classes
- July 31-August 2: Showcase Performances
- August 3-7: Week B Classes
ADF 2020 Faculty
A la carte registration OPEN NOW!
Register now for individual Immersions, 90 Minute Classes, and Workshops!
Come celebrate the 22nd annual gathering of 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
New: Terry Sendgraff Scholarship
The application deadline has passed for ADF 2020. Thank you to our applicants!
Donations in honor of Terry Sendgraff, the mother of aerial dance. Her legacy lives on in Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance and we trace our lineage to her work.
The Scholarship in Terry’s name will fund scholarships for the international Aerial Dance Festival, held annually in Boulder, Colorado each July / August. Terry was instrumental in the development of the Aerial Dance Festival, having attended the first one in 1999 and continuing to teach and create performance pieces for several more ADFs.
Glenn P. Davis Scholarship
The application deadline has past for ADF 2020. Thank you to our applicants!
This scholarship will be awarded to one student for the Aerial Dance Festival 2020. It will cover up to $1,100 in class tuition during the two weeks, July 27 to August 7, 2020.
“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
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”
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)
Navigate ADF 2020 with ease using our iOS Application!
Find helpful hints, class and workshop schedules, performances and tickets, maps, artist bios, and more. iOS Application:
Frequent Flyers® Aerial Dance does not provide student housing. For additional information about other accommodations, call the Boulder Chamber of Commerce at 1-800-444-0447 or 303-442-1044.
Students should not schedule back-to-back classes between CU and the Aerial Dance Studio, unless the student has a car/ride. Boulder is bike-friendly and has a public bus system.
Earn continuing education credit
Earn credit from University of Colorado, Boulder at ADF. Contact Nancy Smith for more info – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Connect with us
Stay updated on festival news and announcements and connect with others attending the festival!
RSVP to the ADF 2020 Facebook Group for updates!