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by Ken Manheimer last modified Aug 22, 2011 10:48 AM
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What People Do At Jams Page Jan 16, 2019 10:58 AM Here are some touch-points that may help in finding your way at Contact Improv jams.
Welcome! Page Jan 14, 2019 08:29 AM
DC Contact Improv Collage Jan 14, 2019 08:29 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.
Learning Contact Improvisation Folder Nov 22, 2018 05:55 PM Learning CI hinges on learning how to navigate and discover what works well in coordinating with another, and with yourself. While the fundamental premise of the practice - mutually following points of contact between you - is simple, what works and what doesn't can be obscured by the inherently col...
The Finger Dance Page Nov 08, 2018 04:52 PM A Contact Improvisation exercise that presents a nearly ideal opportunity to practice following a point of contact.
Fundamental Contact Improvisation Skills Page Oct 30, 2018 12:06 PM Learning to coordinate connected to someone else is as multi-faceted as learning to coordinate with yourself. What skills are useful?
Sharing the Moment Page Oct 29, 2018 04:41 PM in contact improv, depth of engagement depends on mutual responsiveness rather than imposition of control.
Improvised Dance/Music duet with Musician Daniel Barbiero Page Oct 29, 2018 04:31 PM Performed May 9, 2015 at DC Joy of Motion. This is one of my favorite collaborations!
Quotes Collection Page Oct 15, 2018 02:45 AM Pithy quotes appeal to my yearning for clarity. Here are some of my favorites, organized around themes.
DC Jam Liability Waiver File Sep 09, 2018 11:53 AM 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, then please sign and bring it to the jam. (We generally also have copies there to sign.)
Real Faith Page Jul 25, 2018 01:01 PM My primary article of faith: Reality Exists. Duh.
The Sunday Jam Page May 12, 2018 06:10 PM
Contact Improvisation Collection May 03, 2018 01:27 PM I love this dance/sport, especially spontaneous, exquisite cooperation that can happen.
Other Local Resources Page May 02, 2018 09:57 AM
A Description: What Is Contact Improvisation? Page Apr 30, 2018 03:14 PM CI is a cooperative movement game organized around a very simple premise. It offers an opportunity for extraordinarily deep and immediate physical collaborative play just for the sake of play.
Slight Counterbalance Page Apr 29, 2018 11:58 AM A Contact Improvisation exercise that conveys the sense of a fundamental kinesthetic connection with a partner by sharing your center of gravity with your partner, and thereby sharing your collective dynamic balance.
Poetry Page Mar 12, 2018 03:49 PM Sometimes I want say more than I am able. And sometimes when I try I wind up with more than I expect.
About Contact Improvisation Page Feb 22, 2018 01:37 PM In CI, partners discover their dance by mutually following shared points of contact. How does that work? Here's my enthusiastic perspective.
Gray Cat memories Page Oct 04, 2017 11:11 AM gray cat was one of the coolest cats i ever met. here are some memories i wanted share, collected june 6 and 7, 2007, just after i had to end his life.
Respecting Boundaries Page Jul 08, 2017 07:45 AM Contact Improvisation and open ensemble movement improv are based around mutual cooperation rather than control. To work well they depend on respect for one another's boundaries, which we describe here. Please read, to help foster a healthy and safe jam!
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