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Dance Group
State College, PA USA

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Antipode was originally founded in 2006 and performed their first skit/dance show at Setsucon '07. The eccentric dance group has combined their love of otaku/nerd culture with their love of belly dancing to create a unique form of dance known as theatrical belly dancing. Antipode performs throughout the year at numerous conventions.

The group is primarily made up of three dancers: Ayla, the choreographer; Merika, the costumer; and Termariel, the scriptwriter. Though primarily the three, Antipode has had multiple guest dancers grace their shows. Many of these dancers come from the Penn State Belly Dance Club.

Fusing the theatrics of acting with a mix of cosplay, pop-culture, and off- beat humor Antipode brings the audience not just dance, but full geek entertainment.



Convention Guest Appearances:
   Setsucon 2012 - January 28-29 in State College, PA
   Setsucon 2013 - January 26-27 in State College, PA
   Setsucon 2014 - January 25-26 in State College, PA
   DerpyCon 2014 - December 5-7 in Morristown, NJ
   Setsucon 2015 - January 24-25 in State College, PA
   Genericon 2015 - March 13-15 in Troy, NY
   (Re)Generation Who 2015 - March 27-29 in Cockeysville, MD
   Intervention 2015 - August 14-16 in Rockville, MD
   Setsucon 2016 - January 30-31 in State College, PA
   (Re)Generation Who 2016 - March 18-20 in Hunt Valley, MD
   Intervention 2016 - September 16-18 in Rockville, MD
   DerpyCon 2016 - November 18-20 in Morristown, NJ
12 guest appearances

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