Contact Improv Boston presents:

© Jim ColemanFundamentals of Contact
 CONTACT THE 
 CORE 

A full-day workshop
 with Patrick 
 Crowley 

Saturday, February 13, 2016
On-line Registration is CLOSED
There might be room for one or two walk-ins
Email the registrar: registrations@contactimprovboston.com

Six hours of instruction open to dancers of all experience levels. Appropriate for both beginners and those wishing to deepen their practice in the foundation of the form. 

This size-limited workshop explores the
Fundamentals of Contact Improvisation.

With a group of 30 dancers, maximum - we will learn both skills and body-mind states that allow us to dance in this wonderful form.  
Material to be covered:

  • Skinesphere: breath, sensation, bonding with the earth
  • Attuning the body with Gravity, Momentum, Inertia, Friction
  • Rolling and Falling
  • Point of Contact: rolling, sliding, on/off, weight pouring
  • Small Dance
  • © Jim ColemanWeight Exchange
  • Centering/Off Balance
  • Supports/Lifts
  • Spheric body and space
  • Leading/Following/Ouiji
  • Attuning to space and group
  • Listening/Readiness/Improvisation


LOCATION:  
First Church Cambridge, 11 Garden St, Harvard Square (on the MBTA Red Line)
Parking in Harvard Sq. can be awkward.  Take the T or leave plenty of time to park.

Here's a map to the Church.  There are some possible parking spots indicated.

NOTE: This workshop happens in the same location as the Tuesday jam,
NOT THE LOCATION WHERE SOME OTHER CIB WEEKEND EVENTS HAPPEN.



SCHEDULE:

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Doors opens; Registration & warmups ...........................9:30am
Morning workshop session............................................10am-1:00pm
Lunch 
(at local restaurants or BYO)................................1:00-2:30pm
Afternoon workshop Session..........................................2:30-5:30pm
Out of the space by......................................................6:00pm



COSTS & REGISTRATION: 

Pay-it-forward Scholarships: Contact Improv Boston offers a scholarship program.  We collect your contributions and make those funds available for those who truly need financial support.  For this workshop, we are offering a limited number of applicants, $30-off their fee on a first-come-first-served basis. 

To apply for a Scholarship: If you wish to apply and cannot otherwise afford to attend, fill in the appropriate section when you register.

Everyone: When you register, please contribute to the Pay-it-forward Scholarship Fund.  CIB will distribute the funds at future weekend events.


ON-LINE REGISTRTION IS CLOSED
There is room for one or two walk-ins, but you might be turned away.

Email the registrar: registrations@contactimprovboston.com

ON-LINE REGISTRATION DISCOUNT PRICING
Register early, the Workshop option will fill quickly!

$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 can.
$100 - Supporting the Arts rate

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On-line registration is closed
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AT THE DOOR PRICING (There is room for one or two walk-ins, but you might be turned away.  Email the registrar to confirm.):

$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 can.
$120 - Supporting the Arts rate


QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION:

Email the registrar at: registrations@ContactImprovBoston.com



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: Patrick Crowley has been dancing Contact Improvisation © Michelle Pinagefor over 30 years.  He has taught at numerous dance centers, festivals, and universities both nationally and internationally, including Yale University, Boston University, Argentina Contact Festival, Freiburg Festival, Earthdance, among many others.  Patrick has worked and performed with Nancy Stark Smith, as well as with CI founders and teachers including: Daniel Lepkoff, Nina Little, Andrew Harwood, Kirstie Simson, K.J. Holmes, Steve Paxton, and many others. He has performed with many dance companies over the years, including Zany Angels, most recently. Patrick has a background in modern dance, Body-Mind Centering®, bodywork, yoga, theatre, contemplative practices, expressive arts, and martial arts. He was certified in bodywork by Sensei Toshiko Phipps and Nationally Certified in 1993.



THE FINE PRINT:

Cancelation Policy:
 •   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.



FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Email the registrar: registrations@ContactImprovBoston.com



HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE AND DANCE!