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Beginner Contact Improv Learning Lab

Thursday, November 21, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Join us to learn some basic Contact Improvisation vocabulary. We will explore sharing weight, listening to touch, and finding the small dance inside you. This is a learning lab for those new to contact, arriving from other dance forms, or seeking to revisit fundamental concepts of Contact Improv....

Social Change Sunday 6 (FREE)

Sunday, November 24, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:30pm
Faciliated by Amina Jordan-MendezHosted by Make It Springfield at 168 Worthington St, Springfield, MA Social Change Sundays is a series of 7 workshops for opening dialogue about intersectional social justice at Earthdance and across the region. Through critical...

2019 Phonathon Fundraiser Extravaganza!

Monday, November 25, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Save the Date for a special Phonathon Fundraiser Extravaganza! November 25, 5:30–8:30pm.Earthdance is raising $62,000 this year as part of our Year-End Appeal to support strong community connections, better staff wages, the launch of the new Earthdance Institute, local &...

Creator-In-Residence Performance with Stephanie Gottlob

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Join us for a special evening of performance by Earthdance Creator-In-Residence (CIR) Stephanie Gottlob. Dancing Through the Earth: somatic movement improvisations across the biomes of North America

Gratitude Jam & Workshop Celebration 2019

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 5:30pm to Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 3:00pm
The Gratitude Jam & Workshop Celebration is an annual weekend gathering at Earthdance for sharing CI dances, harvest food, and the Earthdance land. We gather in the spirit of generosity and thanks to remember all who came before us and all who may come after.

Gratitude Potluck Dinner 2019 (FREE)

Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
You're invited to a special Gratitude Potluck Dinner as part of a Gratitude Weekend at Earthdance, which also includes the Gratitude Jam & Workshop Celebration 2019. Bring a gift of food to share, whatever you may have; let’s celebrate each other’s company and...

Creator-In-Residence Performance with Prima Cristofalo

Sunday, December 1, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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 criminalization/capitalism;...

Sunday Music and 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. $15–$20 (no one turned away for lack of funds) Read: Earthdance's Pledge to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion...

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...

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 a special 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...

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

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