Project Description

  • Two Bandaloop dancers performing on the side of Oakland City Hall

Turning the dance floor on its side


September 30 - October 3, 2021
725 Ponce


Vertical Art and Activism
Panel Discussion


To highlight this year’s FLUX, our annual fall event, BANDALOOP will activate the walls of the new 725 Ponce building with vertical dance. The work will be inspired by the layers of history of the Old Fourth Ward, the present day vibrancy of the BeltLine, and the imagined futures of Atlanta. It will respond structurally and architecturally to the building’s façade, taking into consideration the surrounding landscape and built environments.

About the Artist

A pioneer in vertical performance, BANDALOOP seamlessly weaves dynamic physicality, intricate choreography, and climbing technology to turn the dance floor on its side. Founded by Amelia Rudolph, and based in Oakland, California, BANDALOOP re-imagines dance, activates public spaces, and inspires wonder and imagination in audiences around the world. The company trains dancers and youth at home and on tour, and has performed for millions of people in over 22 countries in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Americas, and Asia.

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