Featuring some of the world’s most awe inspiring aerial performers, PROJECT BANDALOOP will defy gravity at The Shubert Theatre for three performances only, May 13 and 14. PROJECT BANDALOOP honors nature, community, and the human spirit through dance. The company creates a blend of dance, sport, ritual, and environmental awareness. Inspired by the possibilities of climbing and rappelling, the choreography draws on aerial, vertical and horizontal movement to craft dances. PROJECT BANDALOOPis part of The Wang Center for the Performing Arts’ 2005-2006 ArtropolisFamily Series sponsored by the Poduska Family Foundation.
The work explores the relationship between movement and gravity and stimulates viewers' awareness of their natural and built environments. PROJECT BANDALOOP performs in a wide variety of contexts, many of which are site-specific. The work is presented in theaters, on buildings, in atriums, warehouses, convention halls and in nature on cliffs. PROJECT BANDALOOP hopes to enrich the quality of life with their performances, out-reach and ability to bring dance to new audiences. The company has been performing since 1991 and touring since 1995. Since 1996, they have enjoyed performing for close to half a million people.
PROJECT BANDALOOP founder and artistic director Amelia Rudolph is a choreographer, dancer, and athlete. Her work is informed by aesthetics, non-traditional relationships with gravity, ecology, natural and built spaces, community and human relationships. She founded PROJECT BANDALOOP in 1991, bringing together dance, climbing and varied off-the-ground movement through site-specific work on cliffs, buildings and in theaters. Her work has been performed on buildings and cliffs in Africa, Argentina, and Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, Italy ,Lithuania, Oman, twelve states in North America and Portugal PROJECT BANDALOOP plays at The Shubert Theatre Saturday, May 13 at 1 PM and 7 PM, and Sunday, May 14 at 1 PM Tickets for PROJECT BANDALOOP, priced at $38.00 to $28.00 (all prices include a $2.00 facility-education fee), are on sale at The Shubert Theatre Box Office, 265 Tremont Street, Boston, online at www.wangcenter.org, or by calling Telecharge.com at 1-800-447-7400, TTY: (888) 889-8587. Discounted tickets are available for groups of 20 or more by calling (617) 532-1116. PROJECT BANDALOOP is a Wang Center Club exclusive attraction. Club members can purchase tickets by calling (877) 232-8898 or on-line at www.wangcenter.org/club.