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Founded in 2001, Airdance is one of the country’s premier and pioneering companies in Contemporary Dance and the Aerial Arts. Home to prominent dancers, teachers, and choreographers in the Philippines, it is committed to providing a nurturing environment for creativity and excellence in dance.


Airdance is one of the leading companies in a number of major arts and dance festivals in Manila including the WiFi Body Dance Festival, Contemporary Dance Map - International Dance Day celebration, Fringe Manila Arts Festival, and the DanceMNL Festival. The company won the grand prize in the Mindanao Modern Dance Competition in South Cotabato and was awarded the "Best Young Contemporary Dance Theater Company," 2004. It was also awarded Best Dance Company (Modern) in the 2007 and 2008 ALIW Awards.

Apart from its visible involvement in local commercial and corporate productions, Airdance has represented the country in various international dance events:  World Expo in Japan, 2005, (E)motion Dance on Screen Festival in Indonesia, 2005, the 7th Asia Arts Festival in China, 2005, MAU: Japan-ASEAN Dance Project that toured Southeast Asia in 2013, the M1 Contact Contemporary Dance Festival 2014 and 2015 in Singapore, and the World Dance Alliance-Pacific Conference in Seoul, Korea, in 2016. The company recently celebrated its 15th anniversary with the "Body of Work" Performance and Workshop Tour in Metro Manila and the Visayas.

Airdance also has a dance school that offers regular classes and an annual summer workshop that is open to the public. The studio is also used as a performance space for the company's season. Currently, Airdance continues to create performances locally and internationally, steadily becoming a visible forerunner in the industry.

 

VISION

To establish Airdance as the leading internationally recognized Philippine contemporary dance company.

 

MISSION

To provide a professional venue for artistic excellence by inspiring, educating and training dance artists, choreographers, teachers and leaders through workshops and performances.

 

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