Lecture & Demonstration: Bandaloop
Venue: Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Organizations: BANDALOOP
Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Event Types: Arts & Theatre
Cost: Free
The Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech presents a Lecture & Demonstration featuring Bandaloop on Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

Artistic Director Melecio Estrella and company members offer this interactive presentation on BANDALOOP’s signature public art process and community enrichment practices.

Learn about the company’s principles of innovation, artistic diplomacy and cross-cultural engagement, collaborative creativity, and imaginative, engaged and embodied relationship with natural and built spaces.

BANDALOOP uses climbing technology to expand and challenge what is possible. Founded by Amelia Rudolph and under the artistic direction of Melecio Estrella, the company re-imagines dance, activates public spaces, and fuels the imagination of people around the world, having performed live for millions of people in over 22 countries, as well as on screens in films and digital media.

BANDALOOP honors nature, community, and the human spirit through perspective-bending dance. A pioneer in vertical performance, Bandaloop seamlessly weaves dynamic physicality, intricate choreography and climbing technology to turn the dance floor on its side. The work re-imagines dance, activates public spaces, and inspires wonder and imagination in audiences around the world.

BANDALOOP is funded by the City of Oakland, the National Endowment for the Arts, and a diverse set of individual donors who support our work from around the world.



Attendees interested in observing a portion of BANDALOOP’s rehearsal are also welcome to arrive at 5:00 PM.

Admission is free through registration is required.

To register, for the lecture, visit: https://tickets.artscenter.vt.edu/Online/seatSelect.asp?createBO::WSmap=1&BOparam::WSmap::loadBestAvailable::performance_ids=6AE87B52-1612-491F-A210-FDDC660E2102.

For more information, visit: https://artscenter.vt.edu/experiences/bandaloop-lecture-demonstration.html or https://www.facebook.com/artscenteratvt or call 540-231-5300.
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