There is still room for you to walk-in to this workshop.
Please arrive by 9:45 for registration. Online registration is closed.
Contact Improvisation is a post-modern dance form based on the spontaneous interaction between partners sharing a point of physical contact.
This organic-looking art-sport is an exploration of gravity, momentum and clear communication. It is also a kind of movement meditation. Practiced with curiosity, Contact Improvisation can expand our capacity for centered self-awareness and playfulness.
Neige asks: "How do we navigate all of Contact Improvisation's openness without a map?!"
"As we learn to listen deeply through our bodies, we can notice the presence of our inner compass, and follow its lead. The more we experiment, the more we learn to trust in our ability to negotiate weight exchange in a satisfying way. We play with what inspires us, in solo movement as well as in relationship to our partners."
The workshop will offer material that is both accessible to beginners and multi-layered for experienced dancers wishing to deepen their practice.
St. John's Episcopal Church (Parish Hall), 74 Pleasant St (Rte 60), Arlington Center
Here's a GoogleMap: tinyurl.com/ks2nj7c
Enter the Church; thru the furthest rear door on the side street, Lombard Road
Busses: up Mass Ave to Arlington Center: (77 from Harvard Sq) (79 from Alewife Sta)
Street Parking: on Lombard Rd, if full there, continue to the end, Lombard Terr
IMPORTANT: This workshop happens at a new venue for CIB - it is neither the Tuesday Jam space nor a space where past CIB events have happened.
Saturday, October 14, 2017
Doors opens; Registration & warmups ...........................9:30am
Morning workshop session............................................10:00am-1:00pm
Lunch break (BYO, we only supply limited snacks)............1:00-2:00pm
Afternoon workshop Session..........................................2:00-4:00pm
Out of the space by......................................................4:30pm
Olivier Workshop - Saturday, November 4th - Same time Schedule
ON-LINE REGISTRATION DISCOUNT PRICING:
Discount online registration closes 6pm, Friday 10/13/2017
Register early; this event is size limited and will likely sell out.
$75 - Regular rate - Employed, retired, self employed. This is most of us.
$65 - Full-time student rate - (also unemployed or severe economic issues)
$85 - Professional rate. Please pay this rate if you are well employed.
$100 - Supporting the Arts rate
AT THE DOOR PRICING: Space is available.
$90 - Regular rate - Employed, retired, self employed. This is most of us.
$80 - Full-time student rate - (also unemployed or severe economic issues)
$100 - Professional rate. Please pay this rate if you are well employed.
$120 - Supporting the Arts rate
FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIP DONATIONS:
To Apply: If the lowest level of our sliding scale is too expensive for you, we offer a limited number of applicants $20 off their fee on a first-come-first-served basis. Apply on the registration form.
To Donate: If you have even a little extra, please donate to the scholarship fund as you register. Your support enables more dancers to attend CIB events. Donate when you register online.
OUT-OF-TOWNERS: You are welcome - come one, come all! We can help you with housing here in the homes of local dancers. Please register early and indicate you need housing; we'll work it out for you.
Questions about housing? Email housing@ContactImprovBoston.com
Teacher Bio: Neige Christenson has been an avid Contact Improviser since the mid-eighties, as a devoted jam participant, teacher and performer. Videos can be found on facebook.com/NeigeContact.
THE FINE PRINT:
• If the whole event is canceled, we will refund the entire registration fee of pre-registered participants. If we cancel an event part-way through, we will pro-rate that refund.
• If a registered participant withdraws from an event more than two weeks before the event, we will fully refund their registration fee, minus a $10 administration fee.
• If a registered participant withdraws less than two weeks before the event, no refund will be issued. Also applies to no-show, (but please let us know so we can plan better.)
• We will consider hardship situations for refunds before and during the event. Please contact the registrar.
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE AND DANCE!