BANDALOOP

BANDALOOP honors nature, community, and the human spirit through perspective-bending dance.

About

An innovator 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 under the artistic direction of Melecio Estrella, 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, and on screens in films and digital media.

BANDALOOP is based in Oakland, CA, where the company incubates and produces work for its local audiences and for touring performances presented around the globe. Education and outreach are an intrinsic part of the company’s mission. In addition to its ongoing work with youth, BANDALOOP offers regular classes, camps, and intensives at its home studio and in the mountains, and team building programs for executives and leaders of organizations.

 

 

BANDALOOP es una compañía de danza que honra la naturaleza, la comunidad y el espíritu humano a través de una danza que invierte perspectivas. Este grupo ha innovado con las presentaciones verticales en las que entreteje a la perfección la fisicalidad dinámica, coreografías intrincadas y tecnología de escalada para poner de lado la pista de baile. Fundada por Amelia Rudolph y bajo la dirección artística de Melecio Estrella, BANDALOOP reimagina la danza, activa los espacios públicos e inspira a sus audiencias alrededor del mundo a maravillarse e imaginar. La compañía entrena a bailarines y a jóvenes en casa y en las giras, y se ha presentado ante millones de personas en más de 22 países en Europa, África, Medio Oriente, América y Asia, y también ha aparecido en largometrajes y medios digitales.

BANDALOOP tiene su sede en Oakland, California, donde la compañía incuba y produce obras para sus audiencias locales y para presentaciones en giras alrededor del mundo. La educación y el acercamiento a la comunidad son partes intrínsecas de la misión de la compañía. Además de su actual trabajo con jóvenes, BANDALOOP ofrece clases regulares, campamentos y cursos intensivos en su estudio principal y en las montañas, así como programas para el fortalecimiento de equipos para ejecutivos y líderes de organizaciones.

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Agenda

Oct
20
A Poem In Three Parts, Part 3: Meet Me There
The Othering & Belonging Institute commissioned poet Michelle Lee aka "Mush" to write and perform a poem in three parts on bridging and belonging for the 2021 Othering & Belonging Conference. We will be premiering this poem and accompanying visuals—featuring an array of dancers, aerialists, and performers of all kinds—in three digital shorts directed by filmmaker Yoram Savion, with creative direction from conference emcee Sarah Crowell. 
Oct
19
A Poem In Three Parts, Part 2: A Story of We
The Othering & Belonging Institute commissioned poet Michelle Lee aka "Mush" to write and perform a poem in three parts on bridging and belonging for the 2021 Othering & Belonging Conference. We will be premiering this poem and accompanying visuals—featuring an array of dancers, aerialists, and performers of all kinds—in three digital shorts directed by filmmaker Yoram Savion, with creative direction from conference emcee Sarah Crowell. 
Oct
18
A Poem In Three Parts, Part 1: A Story of Now

The Othering & Belonging Institute commissioned poet Michelle Lee aka "Mush" to write and perform a poem in three parts on bridging and belonging for the 2021 Othering & Belonging Conference. We will be premiering this poem and accompanying visuals—featuring an array of dancers, aerialists, and performers of all kinds—in three digital shorts directed by filmmaker Yoram Savion, with creative direction from conference emcee Sarah Crowell.