July 4th Jam 2016

Programming category: 
June 28, 2016 - 5:00pm - July 4, 2016 - 3:00pm

Facilitated by Margaret Paek & Rythea Lee

Summer is on high during this family-oriented Contact Improvisation Jam. Enjoy brilliant sunshine, grassy fields, fun and games, and dances of all shapes ans sizes. Revel in the bounty and beauty of 30 years of community collaboration!

Join us for a special Homecoming Celebration on July 2nd in celebration of Earthdance 30th Annviersary.

Photo by Aurore Biry

Register by June 1st and save $30! 
(increased rates starting June 2nd in italics below)

 

 

 

FULL JAM
 

Adult

2 parents

+ 1 young person*

1 parent

+ 1 young person*

Each additional

young person*

Professional

$530$560

$955 $985

$530 $560

$175

Full Price

$465$495

$835 $865

$465 $495

$145

Subsidized

$410$440

$735  $765

$410 $440

$115

HALF JAM: 1st Half (Tuesday, 5pm - Friday, 3pm) | 2nd Half (Friday 5pm - Monday 3pm)

HALF JAM
 

Adult

2 parents
+ 1 young person*

1 parent
+ 1 young person*

Each additional
young person*

Professional

$375 $405

$675 $705

$375 $405

$125

Full Price

$345 $375

$620 $650

$345 $375

$105

Subsidized

$310 $340

$555 $585

$310 $340

$85

SINGLE DAY
(Tu, W, Th, F, Su, M)

(no overnight)

Adult

2 parents
+ 1 young person*

1 parent
+ 1 young person*

Each additional
young person*

Professional

$85

$180

$95

$45

Full Price

$75

$160

$85

$35

Subsidized

$65

                   $140

$75

$25

SATURDAY SINGLE DAY
(Special Homecoming Celebration!)

(no overnight)

Adult

2 parents
+ 1 young person*

1 parent
+ 1 young person*

Each additional
young person*

Professional

$65

$130

$65

$40

Full Price

$55

$110

$55

$30

Subsidized

$45

              $90

$45

$20

* Young people include those 0 - 17yrs. 0-3yrs are FREE
Commuting: $15 off/night (for adults)

Work Study
Earthdance cancellation policy

Note to newcomers: We encourage you to sign up for either the Full or 1st Half Jam option, as we have our orientation/newcomer welcoming the 1st & 2nd days of the Jam only. 
Newcomer families! You must either register for the Full Jam or Half Jam options 
(we cannot accommodate your participation in the family program for Single Days)

EARTHDANCE FAMILY PROGRAM
(Families please register by May 18th)  

This is a family friendly Jam! We are happy to offer families support in being here and engaging in the Jam fully. The Family Program offers creative, engaging activities each morning 10 – 1pm for young people ages 4 – 17yrs. This is the time when the program is fully staffed and parents can take a break and get on the dance floor! There will also be various creative community offerings for the young people throughout the afternoons 3-6pm, as well as additional support by the community for those 3yrs and under. (These afternoon sessions are not staffed - parents are responsible for their children during this time). 

Please note: While the Family Program is here to support you and your kids throughout the jam, you are still ultimately responsible for caring for your children; the more everyone engages in collectively holding & integrating young people into the Jam, the better jam we all will have!

Please contact Chandra, this year’s Family Program Coordinator, at chandracantor@gmail.com, if you have questions, would like additional information, or have offerings you would like to share with the young people during the jam.

Nine Mountain
Nine Mountain, our neighboring retreat center, is OPEN for jammers during the July Fourth Jam! We look forward to hosting you. You may register for lodging at Nine Mountain, for the full jam, half jam, or individual days, as you like. Follow these instructions to register and select your room.

Step 1: View this room chart (online on google) for availability and select your desired room. First come first serve:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1srx_ZHLZUjYpDpBtpR9-YFli1WEbazjkRZq1YfD8Bes/edit?usp=sharing
Step 2: Register with Nine Mountain and pay through Constant Contact, at this event page:
http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=yjs4qswab&oeidk=a07ecina55k100dd579
Step 3: Register for the Jam with Earthdance as a "commuter". This means you will pay Earthdance for meals and event fees only.

Faculty
Margaret Paek

Margaret Paek is dedicated to collaboration and sees dance as a life practice. She is a Lower Left collective artist (www.lowerleft.org) deeply influenced by her relationships with contact improvisation, Ensemble Thinking, Alexander Technique, Barbara Dilley, Nina Martin, Shelley Senter, Loren Dempster, and their daughter. She has enjoyed dancing with projectLIMB, Deborah Hay, Keith Hennessy, and BodyCartography Project, among others. Her cooperative and individual work has been presented in Mexico, Europe, and across the United States at venues including the Whitney Museum Biennial 2012. Margaret began teaching CI in 1998, and has since taught for Movement Research, Marymount Manhattan (NYC), Kontakt Budapest (Hungary), Tanzfabrik, and the International CI Festival Freiburg (Germany). She received her MFA from Hollins University/ADF, has authored articles for Contact Quarterly and learning to loveDANCE more, served on Movement Research’s Artist Advisory Council, and is on the board of Marfa Live Arts. In Fall 2015, Margaret relocated from Queens, NY to teach dance at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI and loves it. www.margaretpaek.com

Rythea Lee
Rythea Lee is a professional dancer and performance-artist giving voice to personal and collective stories of healing. Contact Improvisation has been a beloved and passionate aspect of her performances, workshops, and personal practice. Rythea is a co-founder of The Zany Angels Dance Theatre Company and is currently making an on-line show called Advice from a Loving Bitch that is about healing self-hatred through humor. She has a private practice as a counselor in the Northampton area for 20 years. www.rythea.com
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