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by Ken Manheimer last modified Aug 22, 2011 02:48 PM
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Our Jam and the Underscore Page Mar 07, 2015 11:45 PM The dc jam has been practicing an ensemble improv recipe, called the Underscore, on the first Sunday of the month since December, 2003. It started as an experiment in making the jam more accessible to everyone, by providing some structure that fits jamming. It stuck, big time. Not only does it provi...
Contact Improv As A Way Of Moving Page Feb 27, 2015 08:33 PM Contact improvisation is organized differently than other kinds of partner dance, with some elusive challenges. That doesn't mean, however, that learning it has to be unclear or confusing. In getting clear about this for myself, and helping others to find their way in it, I've found it valuable to r...
Contact Improv - What Instead of Patterns? Page Feb 18, 2015 06:06 PM It can be tempting to resort to patterned movement in cooperative improvisation, like CI, and avoid the risks and vulnerabilities of uncertainty. Resorting to patterns, however, specifically foregoes the opportunity to mutually discover what best suits the partnership in each moment. I describe here...
Welcome! Page Feb 16, 2015 05:37 AM
DC Contact Improv Collage Feb 16, 2015 05:37 AM The place for info about Washington, DC metro area Contact Improv jams and other community resources. Check here for up-to-date jam status, info about joining the dc-ci mailing list, other local events, and more.
alex rounds on Cynthia Memories Comment Aug 01, 2011 09:22 PM I haven't looked at these sharing messages in ages. thank you so much for honoring her this way. It so rich to see Olivia's message [...]
dougman on How Tough is Chuck Norris Comment Dec 26, 2013 11:21 PM Chuck Norris won the World Series of Poker with Pokemon cards
Ken Manheimer on DC Contact Improv Comment Sep 27, 2014 04:41 PM Hi, Gaia. Sorry, there currently isn't anyone teaching CI locally! (There are a few of us who would really like to do so, but lack [...]
Gaia on DC Contact Improv Comment Sep 27, 2014 04:41 PM Hi there! I've just moved to DC and am looking for Contact Improvisation classes. All I see posted are jams, but since I'm a beginner [...]
Phantom Tollbooth's "Official Which" Page Oct 05, 2014 01:14 AM excerpt from Norton Juster's The Phantom Tollbooth
Anonymous on Phantom Tollbooth's "Official Which" Comment Jul 05, 2012 08:23 PM Cool
The Sunday Jam Page Sep 16, 2014 06:29 AM Respect for one another's
The DC Jam's (Nearly) Monthly Underscore Page Sep 06, 2014 09:01 PM
CI Sharing Balance Page Aug 27, 2014 05:07 PM Sharing balance with another person means cooperating in a fundamental, organic way.
Anonymous on How Tough is Chuck Norris Comment Dec 26, 2013 11:21 PM Chuck Norris thought it would be funny to piss in the fuel tank of an 18 wheeler. That 18 wheeler is now known as Optimus [...]
Olivia Hudson on Cynthia Memories Comment Aug 01, 2011 09:22 PM Words cannot begin to express my deep sadness upon learning of my dear friend Cynthia's death. It appears it was in 2006, still my grief, [...]
Crafty Hacks Page Jul 12, 2014 11:14 PM Tools, techniques, and gimmicks I developed along the way that have been useful way beyond their development effort.
Occasional alternate space: Chevy Chase Community Center Page Jun 28, 2014 06:39 PM
Ken Manheimer on CI Sharing Balance. Comment I've just noticed this video, Core Connection / Sharing Balance in Contact Improv - by René Alvarez - which shows much of the framing [...]
DC Jam Liability Waiver File May 11, 2014 03:43 PM Anyone who participates in DC contact improvisation jams must accept the terms of this liability release. Click the pdf file link to download and print a copy of it to sign.
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