Built on Stilts

Still Dancing, on Flash Mob Stilts

Built on Stilts founder Abby Bender is planning a different kind of dance celebration this month.

Built on Stilts Cancels Summer Dance Festival

Built on Stilts, the long-running public dance festival held in August every year at the Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs, will be canceled this year.

Dancing to the Beat of Community

Hundreds gathered at Union Chapel for the first nights of Built on Stilts, the free, all-ages performance festival that is staged on the Vineyard every August.

Dance Fever Heats Up Union Chapel for Built on Stilts Festival

Built on Stilts begins today, August 8, at the historic Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs. The eclectic dance and performance festival is now in its 23rd year.

Built on Stilts Says Everybody Dance Now

Built on Stilts is back! The community dance party that takes up residence at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs each summer starts its run on Thursday, August 9.

Built on Stilts Celebrates the Joyful Dance of Community

Built on Stilts returns to Union Chapel this week for its annual summer dance residence. The festival was founded 21 years ago and continues to thrive with the spirit of dance, inclusivity and community.

Built on Stilts Turns 20

What began as a one-night creative dance festival opened its 20th season this weekend. Built on Stilts continues from August 20 to 23. Admission is free.

Everybody Dance Now at Built on Stilts

Abby Bender never imagined Built on Stilts growing into the eight-night Island phenomenon it is today.

Built on Stilts and Built to Last; Dance Fever Hits Union Chapel Again

Beginning this Thursday, Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs will be filled with the sounds of dancing feet, rhythmic drumming and thunderous applause as the Island gathers once again for the annual Built on Stilts dance festival.

A Midsummer Night's Dance: Built on Stilts Opens Thursday

Young dancers of Stiltshop will be performing at Union Chapel Thursday, the opening night of Built on Stilts dance festival.