Creator-In-Residence Performance with Prima Cristofalo

Friday, December 13, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
RESCHEDULED! Join us for a special evening of performance by Earthdance Creator-In-Residence (CIR) Prima Cristofalo. From half-fox, half-woman to corseted temptress, Prima K. Cristofalo uses “ballet burlesque” to tell two stories about a sex worker/artist caught in the labyrinth of...

*Solstice* Community SING! with Penny Schultz

Sunday, December 15, 2019 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
One Sunday a month, Earthdance Co-Founder and community member Penny Schultz brings us together to raise our voices in joyful harmony. Songs from around the world celebrate the earth, love, and community. No singing expertise is required, and people of all ages are invited to join! Special...

Sunday Music & Movement Jam with Panthalassa

Sunday, December 15, 2019 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
Experience music & movement unfolding together in improvisation. Each month a new musician fills the space as we dance in playful exploration. All dance levels & styles are welcome. This Music & Movement Jam is preceded by a *Solstice* Community SING! and potluck dinner.

Winter Jam (f.k.a. New Year's Jam) 2019-20

Friday, December 27, 2019 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 3:00pm
Earthdance’s annual Winter Jam centers around the theme of darkness and light. One of Earthdance's biggest events of the year, the Winter Jam averages 180–200 people and fills every nook and cranny of Earthdance’s rooms and studios, bringing an intimacy and warmth to the sharing of Contact...

Open CI Workshop & Jam: Embracing What We’ve Got

Sunday, January 12, 2020 -
3:00pm to 7:00pm
Working with what we have when we have "nothing." Austerity, crisis and shock can be great teachers in life. What do we have when we have "nothing"? We have our body, our energy, our ideas, perception, perspective, and identity. We also have each other. The uniqueness of each participant will...

Spells of the Sensate: Authentic Movement & Action Theater

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 5:00pm to Monday, January 20, 2020 - 3:00pm
Authentic Movement and Action Theater invite movement as sensate experience. The body creates a doorway to feeling, expanded perception, play, and awareness. We witness/express the phenomenon of mercurial energetic currents from an embodied humanity, getting closer to wonder, compassion, and...

Free The Resonant Voice!

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 5:00pm to Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 3:00pm
The voice is an instrument that radiates from the soul, resonates in the body, and is pure breath and touch. Harnessing the energy of the voice is a strength that is felt deep within ourselves and heard loudly outside of ourselves. Resonance is the act of reciprocating sound and creating vibration...

Evening for the Senses: Ambrosial Dinner & Voice Bath

Friday, February 14, 2020 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
You're invited to a February 14th Earthdance Evening for the Senses, featuring an Ambrosial Dinner to awaken the senses with something salty, something sweet, something sour, something spicy; followed by an immersive Voice Bath led by Odeya Nini, to find resonance ...

A Solo Voice: Evening of Performance

Saturday, February 15, 2020 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm
Evolving over the last nine years, A Solo Voice, composed and performed by Odeya Nini, is an investigation of resonance, extended vocal techniques, performance, and pure expression, exploring the relationship between mind and body and the various landscapes it can yield. The work is a series of...

E|MERGE Interdisciplinary Collaborative Residency 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 5:00pm to Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 3:00pm
The E|MERGE Interdisciplinary Collaborative Residency is a two-week long creative residency where performance and visual artists, activists, scholars, scientists, and more come together as curated Earthdance Creators-in-Residence to explore methods of creation and collaborative...

Spring Equinox Jam 2020

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 5:00pm to Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 3:00pm
Earthdance’s annual Spring Equinox Jam is centered around themes of research and renewal. As winter melts and gives way to spring, a cozy, curious, quiet atmosphere opens up for engaging in Contact Improvisation (CI) dancing and investigation. The Spring Jam averages 40–50 people, and is...

Consent Culture in Contact Improvisation SYMPOSIUM

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 5:00pm to Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 3:00pm
A forum for CI teachers and committed practitioners to cross-pollinate ideas and strategies toward safer CI spaces Curated by Nicole Bindler, Deirdre Morris & Vivek Patel

Forces of Nature: A Six Viewpoints Performance Intensive

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 5:00pm to Monday, May 18, 2020 - 3:00pm
Currently we are facing a climate emergency. Many of us experience the effects of this subconsciously and through our bodies, in experiences that include anxiety, numbness, and despair. Many of us ask ourselves over and over what can be done. Taking inspiration from grassroots social justice...

Tree Land Sky: Site-Responsive Improvisation & Collaboration

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 5:00pm to Friday, May 22, 2020 - 3:00pm
Site-responsive is a term developed to encapsulate our research of how our embodied experience shifts depending on the spaces and places, both natural and human made, that our bodies and imaginations encounter. Through this research, we have developed our own language of understanding (of land,...

Queer CI Lab & Jam 2020

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 5:00pm to Monday, May 25, 2020 - 3:00pm
Celebrate, re-imagine, and queer Contact Improvisation (CI)! The Queer CI Lab & Jam aims to explore queer experience and thought through the practice of CI in movement, dialogue, workshops, and jamming. In this queer container, we create time and space for queer voices to be heard and for queer...