UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

We offer limited work-study and scholarship positions throughout the year. Complete the applications below and email workshop@bandaloop.org for additional inquiries.

 
Registration Fees    are transferable and non-refundable.

Registration Fees are transferable and non-refundable.

OPEN STUDIOS $16.00

prerequisite: attended a Bandaloop workshop.

Share the studio, our equipment and walls to further your exploration! This is a place of personal exploration, we will not be offering instruction during open studios, but we will be offering safety supervision and support in a space of parallel practice with the dancers around you. All gear will be supplied.

UPCOMING DATES | TBA

FRIDAYS 10:00am - 11:30am


Registration Fees    are transferable and non-refundable.

Registration Fees are transferable and non-refundable.

ADULT WEEKLY SERIES $320

prerequisite: none

An 8-week open level series on BANDALOOP’s signature on-and-off the ground technique, creative process,  safety, and performance.

This series provides the dedicated dancer a chance to regularly ascend into BANDALOOP’s signature style.  From a foundation of safety and equipment training, dancers will activate BANDALOOP’s dance walls, trampoline wall, and low flying floor space with fun and rigorous dancing. Lessons include harness movement fundamentals, creative process and more advanced work including wall running, flipping, extended air time, partnering, and BANDALOOP repertory. All gear will be supplied.

The 8 weeks will culminate in an informal showing.

MONDAYS 7:00pm - 9:00pm

 

SEPTEMBER 9 – November 18 2019

*No Class on October 14

 

JANUARY 13 – MARCH 16 2020

*No Class on January 20 & February 17

 
Registration Fees    are transferable and non-refundable.

Registration Fees are transferable and non-refundable.

$200

UP THE WALLS OPEN LEVEL

WEEKLY YOUTH SERIES
Ages 9-14
prerequisite: none

Youth will develop safety awareness, athletic creative expression, coordination, core strength, confidence and gain collaborative skills. Grounded in BANDALOOP’s culture of safety, young dancers will learn the basics of harness assisted dancing on our studio dance walls, trampoline wall and low flying floor space. All gear will be supplied.

TUESDAYS 4:30pm-6:00pm

 
 
 
 
 
 

SEPTEMBER 24 - NOVEMBER 19 2019

 

JANUARY 14 - MARCH 3 2020

 

APRIL 14 - JUNE 9 2020

*No Class on May 5


Registration Fees    are transferable and non-refundable.

Registration Fees are transferable and non-refundable.

$200

WEEKEND LEVEL 2

prerequisite: An intermediate/advanced mover should have a regular movement practice, and have taken one BANDALOOP workshop/series in the past 2 years.  Must be able to confidently acknowledge and actively engage in BANDALOOP’s Culture of Safety.

Level 2 Weekend Workshop takes students deeper into BANDALOOP’s signature style of aerial dance, activating the dance walls, trampoline wall, and low flying floor space. Level 2 focuses on  developing rotational awareness, articulation and sensitivity in the dancing body. Students will have opportunities to explore their own artistic voice as well as learn existing BANDALOOP repertory. All gear will be supplied.

SATURDAY + SUNDAY 10:00am-1:00pm

 

FEBRUARY 1 + 2 2020

 
 
 

MAY 30 + 31 2020

 

Registration Fees    are transferable and non-refundable.

Registration Fees are transferable and non-refundable.

WEEKEND LEVEL 1

$200

prerequisite: none

Level 1 is an open level weekend workshop on BANDALOOP’s signature on-and-off the ground technique, safety and performance.  

Join us as we ascend into BANDALOOP’s signature style of aerial dance.  From a foundation of safety and equipment training, we will activate BANDALOOP’s dance walls, trampoline wall, and low flying floor space with fun and rigorous dancing. Lessons include harness movement fundamentals, creative process, more advanced work (wall running, flipping, extended air time, partnering) and BANDALOOP repertory. All gear will be supplied.

SATURDAY + SUNDAY 3:00pm-6:00pm

 

OCTOBER 19 + 20 2019

 
 
 
 

DECEMBER 14 + 15 2019

 

FEBRUARY 1 + 2 2020

MAY 30 + 31 2020


Registration Fees    are transferable and non-refundable.

Registration Fees are transferable and non-refundable.

FREE

FREE TO FLY

Get a free test flight at BANDALOOP: float in the air and dance on walls! No experience necessary.  

Open house: first come, first served. One session per person.

CHECK-IN: 12:45pm
SESSION 1: 1:00pm-2:15pm
(16 students)

CHECK-IN: 2:00pm
SESSION 2: 2:15pm-3:30pm
(16 students) 

TIPS TO ENHANCE YOUR EXPERIENCE:

- Bring comfortable clothes to move in, layers for warmth/padding and water/refillable water bottle.

- Suggested Clothing: Bike unitards, leotards, high waisted pants or shorts, or long shirts. These items assist the harness to slide, rather than pull at your skin when rotations are made in the harness.

- Limit the amount of coffee or other acidic foods you take in right before the event as it could affect your stomach when you go upside down.

All gear will be supplied.

SUNDAY 1:00pm - 3:00pm

 

APRIL 26 2020


Registration Fees    are transferable and non-refundable.

Registration Fees are transferable and non-refundable.

$400

UP TO BE SEEN

prerequisite: An intermediate/advanced mover should have a regular movement practice, and have taken one BANDALOOP workshop/series in the past 2 years. Must be able to confidently acknowledge and actively engage in BANDALOOP’s Culture of Safety.  

A series for experienced BANDALOOP students interested in performing aerial work. After revisiting the safety and fundamentals of BANDALOOPing, this series will look at aerial dance composition, BANDALOOP repertoire and performance. Special attention will be given to musicality, theatricality, improvisation as performance, considering site, and relating to gear/apparatus as a dance partner.

All gear will be provided.

Up to be Seen will culminate in a public open showing.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20
Students Called: 5pm-9pm
Public Performance: 8pm

MONDAY & THURSDAY 7:00pm-9:00pm

 

NOVEMBER 25 - DECEMBER 20 2019


Registration Fees    are transferable and non-refundable.

Registration Fees are transferable and non-refundable.

$250

UP THE WALLS INT/ADV

prerequisite: Enrollment requires BANDALOOP teacher approval. Student must be able to confidently acknowledge and actively engage in BANDALOOP’s Culture of Safety and have taken a class within the past year.

Youth ages 9-13 will continue to develop safety awareness, athletic creative expression, coordination, core strength, confidence and build on collaborative skills. Grounded in BANDALOOP’s culture of safety, students will deepen their harness assisted dance skills on our studio dance wall, trampoline wall, and low flying space. Young dancers will engage in developing awareness, articulation and sensitivity in the dancing body on the ground and in the air, while also exploring their own artistic voice. All gear will be supplied.

THURSDAYS 4:30pm-6:30pm

 

SEPTEMBER 19 - November 14 2019


Registration Fees    are transferable and non-refundable.

Registration Fees are transferable and non-refundable.

$250

AERIAL COMPOSITION

A creative laboratory for dance making.

prerequisite: An intermediate/advanced mover should have a regular movement practice, and have taken one BANDALOOP workshop/series in the past 2 years. Must be able to confidently acknowledge and actively engage in BANDALOOP’s Culture of Safety.

Starting from a foundation in BANDALOOP’s Culture of Safety, Aerial Composition applies harness movement to improvisation, partnering, and the generation of choreographic ideas. Students will be guided in discovering and developing their own off-the-ground voice. Focused more on process than product, this class asks students to play with what is important to them in movement, life and art while utilizing the suspension, float and pendulum possibilities of BANDALOOPing.

MONDAY + THURSDAY 7:00pm-8:30pm

 

APRIL 27 - MAY 21 2020


SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS   Select below the intended application. Applicants should expect a response 1 month prior to the intended program.

MAIL-IN REGISTRATION — Send Payment in Full to
BANDALOOP 1601 18th Street, Oakland CA 94607

 Include the following:

  • Name & Date of the Program

  • Participant Name

  • Address

  • Email

*You will receive an email confirmation

WORK-STUDY APPLICATION — Interested in the work-study program at BANDALOOP? Apply hours worked towards your next BANDALOOP Workshop! Questions regarding open opportunities, email workshop@bandaloop.org.


GIVE THE GIFT OF FLIGHT

Gift certificates can be purchased in any denomination to be applied toward to BANDALOOP’s Education Programing.