The 11th annual Aerial Dance Festival 2009 provides an opportunity for people from all walks of life to experience the joy of dancing in the air –– for beginners through advanced aerial dancers. Join us for a 2–week immersion through classes, lectures/demonstrations, informal discussions, and performances. The Festival is produced by Frequent Flyers Productions, Inc., a non–profit, aerial dance–theatre company.

The internationally recognized faculty brings many years of expertise to the classes. Don’t miss a truly unforgettable experience of airborne dance!


Frequent Flyers Productions does not provide student housing. As a proud sponsor, the Millennium Harvest House is offering a special discount to students who attend. Please remember to mention the Aerial Dance Festival when booking. A credit card will be required to reserve your room. Call 1-800-338-5407 or 303-444-3330. Please use this link to visit Millennium Harvest House online to learn more about the property. For additional information about other accommodations, call the Boulder Chamber of Commerce at 1-800-444-0447 or 303-442-1044.

You may also visit the Yahoo group for aerial dance to network with other festival participants also looking for housing options.


Students should not schedule back-to-back classes between CU and the Boulder Circus Center, unless the student has a car.


Participants must be 10 years of age or older, except where noted in the class descriptions. A liability waiver and insurance form must be signed by each participant 18 or over, or by a legal guardian or parent if the student is under 18. After registering, these will be mailed to you.

Registration & Fee Payment

Before July 10th, 50% of fee payment is due with mail–in registration to secure a place in classes. Class sizes are limited to allow access to the aerial equipment, so register early. Full fee payment is due by July 10 and registrations thereafter require full payment. Failure to complete payment will result in forfeiture of a secured place in classes. Check or money orders only, made payable to Frequent Flyers Productions. Foreign students MUST send money orders in U.S. dollars. We do not accept credit cards. Send registration with payment to: FFP, PO Box 1979, Boulder, CO 80306. 303–245–8272.

***Students will be placed on the wait list for 1st choice classes if full at time of registration and enrolled in 2nd choice classes. If 2nd choice classes are also full, student will be contacted.

Students must register for the full class session as material is contiguous. No drop–ins. A one–time $20.00 registration fee is required for each student to cover administrative overhead.

Refund Policy

The $20 registration fee is not refundable. Refunds will not be issued until after the ADF 2009, no exceptions. 100% of the payment (minus the $20 registration fee) is refundable through June 12th. From June 13th through July 10th, 90% of the payment is refundable. From July 11th through July 24th, 80% of the payment is refundable. After July 24th there will be NO REFUNDS.
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Frequent Flyers Productions is offering one full–tuition scholarship for the Aerial Dance Festival 2009 of up to $1,000 toward classes at the Festival. Housing, travel, and food are the responsibility of the student. The Glenn P. Davis Scholarship will be awarded to a dancer already exploring choreography in the air. This scholarship is made possible through the generosity of the Davis family. To apply: please click here for an application (requires a PDF reader like Adobe Acrobat.). Please note that the scholarship application must arrive at the offices Frequent Flyers Productions no later than April 17th, 2009. Mail your scholarship application early enough so it actually arrives in time for consideration.


The Aerial Dance Festival 2009 is sponsored by the University of Colorado Dance Department, the Denver Foundation, the Boulder County Cultural Council of the SCFD, the Neodata Endowment, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder Magazine, Brock Publishing, and the Daily Camera.

The University of Colorado dance program offers BA, BFA and MFA degrees with broad stylistic training in modern, ballet, African and other world dance styles, The MFA degree stresses performance/choreography with a secondary area of emphasis (including somatics, multi-media, dance film/video, production, history, and others) based on the student's personal interests. The faculty are all working artists who offer a wide variety of approaches to technique, choreography, scholarship, and somatics.  For information contact the dance program at 303/492-5037, send them an email or visit their website.


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