Author: richard

CI events, spring 2015

Spring in the northeastern part of North America brings a trickle of CI events, though April is pretty quiet. Here’s the latest: Sunday, March 15, Northampton: Winter Underscore. I think the location is secret because there’s limited participation — you…

Characteristics of a Jam Crush

Collaboratively created by certain members of the July 4th Earthdance Jam on July 5th, 2014, edited by Amy W. and Richard A rarely-acknowledged but all-too-common phenomenon in the contact improvisation community is the Jam Crush. In the kitchen one night…

CI Events, Fall 2014 (part 2)

As a follow-up to my previous post, here’s what’s going on from now through the end of the year that I know about in the Northeastern part of North America: Monday, November 3 to Friday, November 7, Montreal: Montreal’s annual…

CI events, Fall 2014 (part 1)

It’s an exciting time to be a contact improvisation dancer in Northeastern North America. Lots and lots of workshops, classes, jams, and new initiatives are going on. Here’s a tour of some (but I’m sure not all) of them. As…