April 28 & 29, 2018 - FALL. Stand. Learn. Fly. - with special guests Suspended Gravity
Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door
8:00pm, Saturday, April 28
3:00pm, Sunday, April 29
"FALL. Stand. Learn. Fly." is a site-responsive performance in our home studio at abrasiveMedia. We are thrilled to be joined by long time friends and community partners, Suspended Gravity who bring their energetic and powerful brand of aerial dance to create a perfect complement to FALL’s dance-based stylings.
This performance explores all of the different interpretations of what it means to fall…the joys and heartache of new love, the crispness of an autumn day, the resilience of moving on after failure. Each piece draws inspiration from a different literary quote to create a performance as varied as the performers presenting it.
Serving as a precursor to The Big Payback, Nashville’s 24 hour city-wide giving day on May 2, this performance is also a celebration of FALL recently receiving status as an independent nonprofit organization. Audience members will have the opportunity to make a pledge towards the Big Payback, or give directly to FALL and our goal of 100 new $10 a month sustaining donors.
Doors open 1 hour prior to the performance. Come early for a free beverage reception featuring artwork by Omari Booker.
This event features non-traditional seating.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you require special assistance or seating arrangements.
May 2, 2018 - the big payback
FALL will be participating for the first time in Nashville's city-wide, 24-hour giving day!
As we continue to grow as an dance company & nonprofit organization, our next major goal is to be able to compensate our incredible dancers for their rehearsal time.
Set a reminder to donate to FALL between 11am & 1pm on Wednesday, May 2 to help us win an extra $1,750!!
May 24, 2018 - Emergence with Nashville Ballet
Artistic Director Rebekah Hampton Barger and company dancer Dorse Brown will both be featured as guest choreographers for Nashville Ballet's "Emergence", their annual emerging choreographer showcase, and will create work in collaboration with songwriters from the Nashville classic Bluebird Café.
7:30pm, Thursday, May 24 - Nashville Ballet Studio A
May 7-30, 2018 - Choreography Lab with Michael West, Jr.
FALL company dancer Michael West, Jr. will spend 4 weeks in the studio with the dancers in order to explore movement and workshop choreography for a future piece.
July 9, 2018 - Tennessee Arts Academy - Belmont University
11:30am - Massey Concert Hall, Belmont University
FALL will be a featured artist for the 2018 Tennessee Arts Academy, a state-wide conference for middle & high school art teachers.
Free and open to the public, the program will include the premiere of Ultra-Violet, a new work by company dancer Michael West, Jr. set to the music of Nashville-based harpist & composer Timbre,
Yue, an aerial hammock duet created by longtime company member Shelby Ring, as well as excerpts from A Bending Of Its Own Kind.
April 6, 2018 - NICK CAVE: FEAT. NASHVILLE
FALL company members will join dancers from New Dialect and students of the MTSU Dance Program in a performance by revolutionary visual & performance artist Nick Cave, with the dancers each wearing one of his amazing "soundsuits".
Presented by the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, the performance will take place on Friday, April 6 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
February 3, 2018 - Allusion & Analogue - Harry Whitver, featuring FALL
FALL dancers will present a structured improvisation inspired by and surrounded by the work of visual artist Harry Whitver as part of the opening reception for his exhibit at abrasiveMedia.
This long form improvisation will take place 6:30-7:45pm & is free of charge, presented as part of the Wedgewood-Houston Art Crawl.
HAUNTED (October 2017)
A Bending Of Its Own Kind (world premiere at OZ Arts) (June 2017)
From Dawn to Dust (And Other Cognitive Realities) (December 2016)
Dear Apocalypse (August 2016)
space is the place: Part 1 & 2 (November 2015 & May 2016)
The Night Girl (March 2015)
within the space of seven breaths (July 2014)