Author: richard

I've been dancing contact improvisation since 2003, starting in Los Angeles, California (USA). I love a strict point of contact with weight-sharing, and can spend all day doing nothing.

Your CI Winter 2016-2017

Again there’s a great set of CI-related events coming up in New York and the surrounding area. Here’s some of what’s going on in the next few months, December 2016 through March 2017. As usual, this is a non-exhaustive round-up…

Diversity in CI, 2016 edition

It was a fruitful, encouraging, and yet painful weekend at this past Falling Leaves Jam when it comes to diversity. A conversation about diversity revealed many difficult truths about where we’re at as a community in our thinking and actions…

Your CI summer 2016

A bunch of random one-off contact improvisation events have been flitting around on my Facebook feed, collecting in my e-mail inbox, and occupying space in my brain, so I thought it was time to make a list of them. This…

The Rhodonite feedback score, for 7 dancers

At CI Ground Research one year ago, my research group (“Rhodonite”) developed a score to give each other feedback, described below. With CI Ground Research starting again today, I thought some attendees (and the CI world generally) might find useful the…