July 4th Jam 2016

June 28, 2016 - 5:00pm to 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

Dance Improvisation & Performance Intensive 2016 with Chris Aiken & Angie Hauser

August 7, 2016 - 5:00pm to August 13, 2016 - 3:00pm

A 6­-day residential workshop focused on dance improvisation, performance, and related work. Our time will be spent tuning and stretching our physical and perceptual capacities. Dancing, watching, talking, performing, and composing will be a part of our daily practice and research. The material of this intensive is informed by Chris and Angie’s experience with a wide range of forms. There are recognizable influences from contemporary dance training, Contact Improvisation, fascia research, Alexander Technique, ecological psychology, and visual and architectural design.

4th Sunday CI Class & Jam with Daniel Lepkoff

May 22, 2016 -
3:30pm to 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

"Gravity doesn't know the difference between what is me and what is not me" - Danny Lepkoff

2nd Sunday Music & Movement Jam with Shamou Mou

May 8, 2016 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Every 2nd Sunday of the month, our Umbrella Studio swells with improvised movement and music. A live soundscape for dancing is provided by a local musician. Dance and music dialogue together. All dance levels and styles are welcome!

Bring your own instruments to join in after 10pm. $10-15 sliding scale.

 

4th Sunday CI Class & Jam with Anne Mulvaney

April 24, 2016 -
3:30pm to 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

 

2nd Sunday Music & Movement Jam with Jason Cohen & Friends

April 10, 2016 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Every 2nd Sunday of the month, our Umbrella Studio swells with improvised movement and music. A live soundscape for dancing is provided by a local musician. Dance and music dialogue together. All dance levels and styles are welcome!

Bring your own instruments to join in after 10pm. $10-15 sliding scale.

 

4th Sunday CI Class & Jam with Sarah Young

March 27, 2016 -
3:30pm to 7:00pm

Taking place at 25 Main St. in Northampton, MA as part of the everyBODYmoves Festival.

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

 

2nd Sunday Music & Movement Jam with Moti Zemelman

March 13, 2016 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm

Every 2nd Sunday of the month, our Umbrella Studio swells with improvised movement and music. A live soundscape for dancing is provided by a local musician. Dance and music dialogue together. All dance levels and styles are welcome!

Bring your own instruments to join in after 10pm. $10-15 sliding scale.