Contact Improvisation

Calendar of Recurring Events

for Northern California

07/2018  

TUESDAYS:

Contact Improvisation Class

Athletic Playground, 4770 San Pablo Ave, Emeryville, CA 94608

5:50-6:50PM

Taught By Shira Yaziv

Contact Improvisation Pre-Jam Class 

Is ON HOLD for the summer, back in September!

CounterPulse, 80 Turk Street, San Francisco

6:30-8PM

All levels from beginners to experienced dancers are welcome.  Various Instructors.

ADA accessible

http://www.counterpulse.org/contact-improv-class-jam/

Contact Improvisation Jam

ON HOLD for the summer, back in September!

CounterPulse, 80 Turk Street, San Francisco

8-11:30PM

A weekly Contact Improvisation Jam providing a focused environment in support of somatic experience, experimental art, and improvised dance.

The CounterPulse jam is the longest-running CI jam in the San Francisco Bay Area.

ADA accessible

https://www.facebook.com/groups/counterpulsetuesdayjam/

A Quiet Jam

The Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut Street, Berkeley

8-11PM

 A weekly Contact Improvisation Jam, with opening circle at 8:15 and closing circle at 10:30 for reflection and discussion as a group.

 

Santa Cruz Contact Improv JAM

418 Front Street, Santa Cruz

7-10PM

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1658942321012917/

WEDNESDAYS:

Playful Contact Improvisation Jam

Athletic PlayGround, 4770 San Pablo Ave. (at 48th Street), Emeryville

9:30-10:30AM Skills, Exercises, and Explorations with Rotating Teachers

10:30AM-12PM Playful Contact Improvisation Jam

ADA accessible/ All ages welcome

https://www.facebook.com/groups/256760637700669/ http://www.playfulcontactjam.org/

 Ecstatic Dance

Historic Sweet's Ballroom, 1933 Broadway, Oakland

7-8PM Contact Improvisation Class

8-11PM Ecstatic Dance

http://ecstaticdance.org/w/

Sebastopol Contact Improv Jam

(now every Wednesday)

The Barn In Sebastopol...email for location jean.redus@gmail.com

6:30PM class

7:45PM Jam

https://www.facebook.com/sebcontact/

UC Davis Contact Improvisation Jam

(now every Wednesday)

Della Davidson Studio...email for location in Davis: joe.dumit@gmail.com

7:00PM – 9:30PM (occasional classes)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ucdaviscontactimprov/

THURSDAYS:

“The FUNdamentals of Contact Improvisation for All Levels”

Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley

individual warm up at 6:30PM, class starts at 6:45PM

Various Teachers

www.interkinected.org

Thursday Jam

Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley

8:30-11:30PM

The Thursday Jam is a weekly all-level open movement space.

The jam (while not specifically a CI Jam) is welcoming of CI dancers.

There is a varied soundscape of downtempo/ambient recorded tracks, and occasionally improvised live music.

https://facebook.com/groups/thursdayjam/

Weekly CI Class and JAM

 Oddfellows Hall,  212 Spring St, Nevada City

7-8PM Pre Jam Class

8PM Jam

https://www.facebook.com/nevadacityci/

SATURDAYS:

Contact Improvisation Basics, Pre-Jam Class

Studio Azul (suite 16) in the Sawtooth Building,

2525 Eighth St, Berkeley

Doors open at 1:30PM, class starts sharply at 1:45PM

Various Teachers

www.Interkinected.org

The Saturday Jam

Studio Azul (suite 16) in the Sawtooth Building,

2525 Eighth St, Berkeley

3:30-6:30PM

https://www.facebook.com/groups/saturdayBerkeleyJam/

Contact Improvisation Class

ODC Dance Commons, 351 Shotwell Street, San Francisco

12-2PM

Intermediate and advanced level

http://www.odcdance.org

SUNDAYS:

Contact Improv Silicon Valley

 Lucie Stern Community Center in the historical ballroom.

9AM-10AM Contact Class

10AM Ecstatic Dance

Check FB group for schedule updates

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1489236951289206/

 

West Marin Contact Improvisation Jam 

(Last Sunday of each Month)

Point Reyes Dance Palace, 503 B St, Point Reyes Station

11AM– 1:30PM

A beautiful space with other welcoming dancers.

To confirm dates or join the list: WMCIJAM@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1663889300517180/

The Underscore 

(Second Sunday of the Month)

Finnish Hall, 1970 Chestnut St, Berkeley

4-7PM

Arrival time is 15 minutes, after which we will close the door.

Please be on time, and prepare to stay for the full duration (3 hours).

The score is a shared movement journey with an emphasis on compositional awareness and group dynamics; therefore a strong facilitated container is necessary to keep it together.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/underscoreSF/

Linden park Free Astroturf Jam

(first and third Sundays of the month)

Linden street between 42nd and 43rd, Oakland

3-6pm

When the weather's nice, bring your friends for a free outdoor Jam on luxurious

astroturf!

 

Yearly:

West Coast Contact Improvisation JAM 2018

June 29 to July 3rd, Berkeley, California

http://wccijam.org

This list is compiled and maintained by

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DEDICATED TO THE ADVANCEMENT AND INVESTIGATION OF CONTACT IMPROVISATION

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