VDF - Vertical Dance Forum - Histeria Nova

VDF – Vertical Dance Forum

VDF – Vertical Dance Forum



Vertical Dance Forum – official webpage

The official start of the project:
Starigrad Paklenica, December 2015.


Watch VDF FILM here to see what vertical dance is, who the members of VDF are, where they work and what they explore

Watch Vertical Conversation documentary film about VDF members work on Pontio Center for Arts and Innovation in Bangor, North Wales

The Vertical Dance Centre, created by Fabrice Guillot – Cie Retouramont, wishes to lead a reflection on vertical dance as an innovative and major practice nowadays in collaboration with six other European and international vertical dance actors:


Aeriosa (Canada)

Fidget Feet (Ireland)

Gravity & Levity (Great Britain)

Histeria Nova (Croatia)

Il Posto (Italy)

Kate Lawrence (North Wales)


 The first meeting took place in Ireland, hosted by the University of Limerick and Fidget Feet on November 5th-6th 2014. It focused on common interest and questions related to the practise, transmission and research.
The next meeting and also the official start of VDF was on 3rd – 7th December 2015 in Starigrad Paklenica (Croatia) hosted by Histeria Nova in collaboration with Paklenica National park and Tourist office Starigrad Paklenica. On this occasion, the group focused on the topics of Safety, Security and Rigging in VD Practice advised by experts Colin Zacharias (Aeriosa) and Simon Edwards (KLVD).
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