Contact Improvisation Quick Blog

Jan 25, 2013 :

Here's a Contact Improvisation video of Jörg Hassmann and Kira Kirsch dancing at CI36 in 2008: CI36 Kira Kirsch & Joerg Hassmann

Jan 7, 2013 :

Here is a Contact Improvisation video of Steven Homsher and Bradley Ellis dancing at the 2012 Moab Jam in Utah: Moab Jam: Steven Homsher and Bradley Ellis

Dec 25, 2012 :

"I think Contact Improvisation is a brilliant proposition, and it gets more brilliant all the time. It’s remarkable that it stays remarkable as the context and the times change. Steve’s original construction, the way it was proposed --- that the dancers and the physical forces collaborate to make the movement -- is interesting and beautiful, somewhat unpredictable and surprising, odd, risky, revealing, touching, curious, challenging. That sounds like good art to me." -- Nancy Stark Smith

Dec 18, 2012 :

Here is a video of a spirited Contact Improvisation duet with Benoît Aubertin and Nelson Tetreault(?) at the 2011 Boston May Jam: Boston May Jam 2011. Benoit and Nelson

Dec 11, 2012 :

Here is a Contact Improvisation video of the Freiburg Contact Festival (Germany) in 2009. This week-long festival draws 200-300 people from all around the world in a dance space comprising of three basketball courts. I hope to go back again sometime :) Contact Improvisation Freiburg 2009

Dec 3, 2012 :

Here is a Contact Improvisation video clip of Mirva Mäkinen and Otto Akkanen dancing at the Kiev Contact Festival in 2010: Contact Improvisation Mirva Mäkinen & Otto Akkanen

Nov 29, 2012 :

Here is a Contact Improvisation video clip entitled "negative space = positive space" by Rachel Brown featuring dancers Ruben Antoniano, Christopher DelPorto, Bradley Ellis, Gabriel Forestieri, Keren Ganin-Pinto, Emily Moore, and Leah Nelson: negative space = positive space

Nov 27, 2012 :

Here's a Contact Improvisation video clip from the Contact Camp at La Palma in June, 2010. (Video contains nudity): Contact Improvisation Camp - La Palma

Nov 25, 2012 :

Here's a Contact Improvisation video clip of a duet with Ulla Mäkinen and Tim O'Donnell at CI36 in June, 2008: CI36 dancers: Ulla Makinen & Tim O'Donnell

Nov 23, 2012 :

Here's a Contact Improvisation video clip of Nancy Stark Smith and Charlie Morrissey (with Mike Vargas on music) at the teachers' performance of the Moscow CI Festival in 2010: Mike Vargas, Nancy Stark Smith, Charlie Morrissey - Teachers performance for Moscow CI Festival 2010

Nov 21, 2012 :

Here is a Contact Improvisation video clip of Ray Chung and Diogo Granato jamming at the Festival Internacional de Contato Improvisação in 2011: "Ray Chung & Diogo Granato - Contact Improvisation - Jam"

Nov 8, 2012 :

Here's a video clip of Brenton Cheng and Jörg Hassman dancing at the Kiev Contact Improvisation Festival 2012 contact jam: Kiev CI Festival 2012 (Brenton & Joerg)

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