Vertical Dance Centre is the first space in Italy entirely devoted to the support, promotion and development of professional vertical dance and performance practice. It is a space of creativity and exchange, research and practice, artistic development and innovation. It is a meeting point for local and international vertical dancemakers.

The Centre is the result of the development of vertical dance in the last 15 years in Europe, it is situated in Via Lazzarini 12, in Marghera-Venice, Italy.
Il Posto VDC is a founding member of European Vertical Dance Centers Network, co-founded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

Il Posto Vertical Dance Centre operates 3 artistic programmes:

  • Dance, research, production studio and home for Il Posto Dance Company;
  • A professional support programme for professional dancers through classes, workshops, artistic residence and performance opportunities. Providing over 2 intensive workshops, 6 seminars for advanced and professional dancers, 1 Vertical Dance Experimental Course (annual) and 2 workshops for beginners throughout the year;
  • Module for Vertical Dance Teacher (Application Open)
  • An inclusive participation programme working with groups with a wide range of interests and abilities. We do vertical dance to secondary schools, university students and young refugees. We also bring groups of citizens to our studio for classes and to watch our company rehearsals.
  • We offer 2 Vertical Dance Residences for National and International artists and Companies (Application by December).

Building description
Vertical Dance Centre in Marghera it was an industrial warehouse we transformed in our main centre very well fitted and specialized for vertical dance, aerial dance and voltige. 10 meters high, rigging for 20 lines of ropes, 2 wooden walls, 1 concrete wall, 10 suspended ropes, 4 apparatus for counter-balance with pulleys.  
In the centre area there are a kitchen, music studio, office, video and meeting room, 2 changing rooms, 2 bathrooms.

Video showreel of the teaching activities.
https://youtu.be/fnz_MU28Z8Q
https://youtu.be/k366w0Q3qgE
https://youtu.be/2P8CPh9xO2A

VERTICAL DANCE CENTRE
Office: 
Santa Croce 468b - 30135 Venice, Italy
Vertical Dance Centre, Via Lazzarini 12, Marghera VE, Italy
e-mail danzaverticale@ilposto.org - info@ilposto.org
PHONE +39 347 8050819