4th Sunday CI Class & Jam with Patrick Crowley

June 25, 2017 - 3:30pm - 7:00pm

Every 4th Sunday of the month, the dance floor becomes a learning lab for Contact Improvisation. Old- and new-timers discover the form together with a class that leads easefully into a jam. All dance levels and styles are welcome!

Class (open level): $10 | 3:30-5:00pm
Jam: $8-12 sliding scale | 5-7pm
Class & Jam: $15-20 sliding scale
Post-Jam Overnight Special: $30 | includes self-serve dinner and breakfast for one night only

Class Description:

Starting with movement bodywork (finding connective tissue responsiveness), we enter into the world of trio strategies! We open up to new skills and new perception.

Patrick Crowley

Patrick Crowley has been engaged with Contact Improvisation for 30 years. He has taught at numerous dance centers, festivals, and universities both nationally and internationally, including Yale University, Boston University, Argentina Contact Festival, Freiburg Festival, Earthdance, among many others. He has worked and performed with Nancy Stark Smith in a variety of ways, as well as with many of the founders and prominent leaders in CI including: Daniel Lepkoff, Nina Little, Andrew Harwood, Kirstie Simson, K.J. Holmes, and many others. Patrick has a background in modern dance, Body-Mind Centering®, bodywork, yoga, theatre, contemplative practices, martial arts, and expressive arts. He co-leads quarterly Longdances - ceremonial, expressive arts celebrations for the Equinoxes and Solstices - for 12 years in Connecticut. He currently teaches and performs with the Zany Angels (Rythea Lee and Rose Oceania). He was certified in bodywork by Sensei Toshiko Phipps and Nationally Certified in 1993.

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