Dec 21 (8PM) and 22 (5PM): Solstice!
Studio 12, 2525 Eighth Street, Berkeley
UpSwing Aerial Dance Company announces its celebratory Winter Solstice event “Solstice!” Performance is held on Dec. 21 at 8 PM and Dec. 22, at 5 PM at Studio 12 in Berkeley CA. Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.upswingaerialdance.org or at the door. Join UpSwing Aerial Dance Company this holiday season as we celebrate our 9th anniversary and welcome the return of the sun and the birth of a New Year.
“Solstice!” is an East Bay favorite holiday alternative since 2005. Produced every other year, this is the 9th production. “Solstice!” celebrates the longest night of the year with music and dance by some of the Bay Area’s finest performers.
This year enter into a winter’s celebration, complete with dancing stars, a moon goddess and live snow globe. Experience David Worm’s soaring, blues-inflected vocals, Amar Singh Khalsa’s magical flute and Sahib Amar Kaur Khalsa’s deeply moving viola.
Aerialists performing in this show are UpSwing Company members Kirstin Brown, Hannah Dworkin, Helen Fitanides, Alissa Kaplan Soto, Elizabeth Scotten, Helium Valentine and Cara Zeisloft. “Such a wonderful, joyful performance by both the dancers and singers.” Jim Tobin - www.BayAreaDanceWatch.com
Tickets on sale starting November 1
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MAY 1: What's Up!? Performance, Studio 12, 2525 Eighth Street, Berkeley, CA 7PM
UpSwing Aerial Dance Company & students take flight on May 1 in a one hour FREE studio showing that explores the magic of dancing on the floor and into the air. We will be dancing on the wall, in the air and everywhere in between. Celebrate National Dance Week with the boundary-pushing art of contemporary aerial dance. Register at https://bayareadance.org/
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Open to public to watch, performance at end of day. Audience interaction. Reception
A new direction for UpSwing performances. Currently in development.
I CAN'T COME BUT WANT TO SUPPORT UPSWING!
Sometimes you just want to make a show but life takes you in another direction. You can still support UpSwing Aerial Dance Company and the help support our ability to continue to bring great quality dancing & shows by buying a "non seat" ticket!