AntiGravity, New York City's only Aerial Performance Company, has been defying more than the laws of physics.
AntiGravity, New York City's only Aerial Performance Company, has been defying more than the laws of physics. When Founder and President Christopher Harrison created the company in 1990, he envisioned an entertainment company where champion athletes could continue to use their highly developed skills after transitioning from their professional sports careers.
With his own background as a champion tumbler and Broadway performers, it was natural for Mr. Harrison to assemble and cultivate top-notch athletes to fulfill his vision. NOw many years later, AntiGravity has performed in over 400 productions in many countries, employed over 300 athletes and maintained their core roster, Team AntiGravity. Their professional work ethic has allowed them to maintain an excellent reputtion in both the theatrical community and sports entertainment industry.
Team AntiGravity's eclectic talen roster consists of national and international champion athletes (including Olympic athletes), urban dancers and underground speciality artists. Their resume spans numerous award winning Broadway shows and concert productions, the most prestigious all-star sporting events and television specials as well as many commerical advertisements. As pioneers in their filed, from the Metropolitan Opera House to the Olympic Games, from reality television to urban nightclub, they continue to expand their cutting edge style into uncharted territory. AntiGravity has been commissioned to perform by some of the world's greatest history makes and trend setter including: Richard Branson, George Lucas, Bill Gates, Steven Forbes, Hal Prince, George Soros, P. Diddy, Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Marc Jacobs, Giorgio Armani, Heidi Klum, Paul Newman and Franco Zeffirelli.
AntiGravity's unique movement vocabulary seamlessly incorporates acrobatic skills from many unrelated physical disciplines merging athletics and aesthetics into its own art form. An urban troupe with their own headquarters in midtown Manhattan, the company pursues their artistic passions in a city that rewards innovation and technique. The diverse, energy-infused atmosphere of New York allows them to keep their competitve edge and stay perpetually inspired.
AntiGravity has produced numerous full-length original productions. In 2001, the critically acclaimed "AntiGravity's Crash Test Dummies" sold out a limited run at the New Victory Theater on 42nd Street. Their 2002 production "AntiGravity: An American Band" debuted at the Sundance Film Festival and ran through the Olympics before playing in New York. In 2001, their show "The AntiGravity Party" sold out at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles.