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Waltzing on the walls of Oakland’s City Hall

This incredible aerial performance by Bandaloop Founder and Artistic Director Amelia Rudolph and company dancer Roel Seeber showcases some perspective-shifting choreography on Oakland, California’s 18-story City Hall. As a part of the Art + Soul Festival, the pair gracefully used their safety equipment to look weightless as they ran, leapt, and swung across the face of the building.

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This is vertical dancing, an art form that contrasts the realities of gravity with the illusion of flying. They perform “in theaters and museums, on skyscrapers, bridges, billboards and historical sites, in atriums and convention halls, in nature on cliffs” and more:

In the archives: more dance, more tricks, and more circus arts of all kinds.

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