Thunderbird was an Indigenous and non-Indigenous dance collaboration by Aeriosa and Spakwus Slulem Eagle Song Dancers. Co-created by Bob S7aplek Baker and Julia Taffe, this free performance took place in the Promenade, and was watched by spectators from vantage points throughout the Vancouver Public library.
Hosted on the unceded territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, The Thunderbird Sharing Ceremony is a Coast Salish Canoe Landing Ceremony and Free Community Celebration Performance.
Ancestralizing the Present explored the ways in which First Nations protocol informs collaborative works created in partnership by Indigenous and non-Indigenous dance artists.
“A Tofino artist’s vision of aerial dancers, musicians and the audience following movement inspired by the beauty of nature.”
Aeriosa incorporates a captivating fusion of rock-climbing skill and contemporary dance movement set to music.
Aeriosa set out to see if it could transfer choreography developed for the side of a building and perform it on the side of Stawamus Chief.
Aeriosa opened the Richmond Olympic Oval Climbing Wall on May 8, 2012 for a warmly welcoming audience including media, local officials, school children and Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie.
Aeriosa presents a free public performance on the sheer glass and bare concrete skeleton of the Toronto L Tower.
Aeriosa creates a vertical dance duet especially for Suddenly Dance Theatre’s ROMP! IN THE SQUARE.
A special collaboration with Eagle Song Dancers, plus an excerpt from Aeriosa’s In Situ, which premiered as part of the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad.
Choreographer and artistic director Julia Taffe reassembles excerpts from Being and offers a glimpse into her new work Refugia at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts.
Suspended high above the ground, Aeriosa performers cast a magical spell directly under Granville Bridge, as four women invoke a ritual conjuring warmth and light on a winter night.
Aeriosa performers dance on the Vancouver Block, a designated heritage building near the intersection of Granville and West Georgia.