Coming to a skyline near you


A spectacular meeting of music, light and synchronised cranes, dancing across the skyline at night

Images from Crane Dance Bristol 3rd October 2015
Devised and choreographed by Laura Kriefman as part of the inaugural The Space/ WIRED Creative Fellowship, and supported by the Watershed.



People came to see Crane Dance Bristol. The audience age ranged from 3-73 years old.

4 million

People engaged online with Crane Dance Bristol (on twitter, instagram, Facebook, websites and periscope).


Was trending in Bristol live, despite being on at exactly the same time as the England v Australia Rugby World Cup Game.

Over 10,000 imaginations captured and 10,000 hearts held.
Brilliantly choreographed, what an amazing Crane Dance Performance
London has the eye, Bristol has the Crane Dance...
Mesmerising spectacle
An Awesome evening
Loved it!
The sign of a great event: woke up this morning still thinking, Wow, that was beautiful!
The Crane Dance Bristol was spectacular, The atmosphere was utter bliss.
Stunning initiative, beautifully executed
Mass Crane Dance performances are devised and choreographed by Laura Kriefman
If you would like to be involved in the future of Mass Crane Dance, or would like to book it for your city please contact us at:

We are looking for partners, sponsors and collaborators not only for the forthcoming London event planned for October 2016 but for events across the world and would love to hear from you.
Click here to download a PDF that will explain the project for all your city partners

Crane Dance Bristol has been devised and choreographed by Laura Kriefman as part of the inaugural Space/WIRED Creative Fellowship, supported by the Watershed. Lighting was designed by Howard Eaton and Emma Chapman of Studio Three Sixty.

Crane Dance Bristol was a collaboration between M Shed, Underfall Yard, RSVP, Whistling Treason Shantie Singers, The Balmoral, Bristol Gig Club, Bristol Channel Social Rowers and was possibly thanks to the collaborative energies of the PM Studio, Nth Screen, Visual Persistence, Drew Cox, Showsafe, Studio Three Sixty and Virtually VR.

Laura Kriefman is an award winning Choreographer and Creative Technologist. She is the 2015 WIRED Magazine / The Space Creative Fellow and a 2011-2012 Fellow of the Clore Cultural Leadership Programme. Her Company, the Guerilla Dance Project are an innovative dance company resident at the Pervasive Media Studio in Bristol who specialise in Augmented dance: the fusion between movement and technology. Recent work has been seen world wide including Brazil, Ireland, Croatia Indonesia, Germany and the Netherlands and has been featured in Wired, Huffington Post, The Guardian, and published by MIT press, in Molecular Aesthetics. Recent awards include: Outstanding Contribution to Innovation – Media Innovation Award 2013; Best Exhibition/Event- Media Innovation Award 2013; Royal Television Society Award for Best Digital Innovation 2012; and an Honorary Mention, Prix Des Arts, Ars Electronica.