Sunday, January 3, 2016

Upcoming Seattle Contact Improv Events | January 2016

Lisa and Christian by Olivia Pendergrast
Contact improv and related happenings in Seattle and nearby. Follow the links for more information. I add events as I find out about them, so check back periodically.

Weekly contact improvisation and open movement jam, 2-4:30 pm in the Founders Studio at Velocity Dance Center, 1621 12th Avenue on Seattle's Capitol Hill.

Investigative Movement Practices (IMP) Series
Velocity Kawasaki Studio, 1621 12th Ave
$15 Drop-in / $12 MVP
Buy a full class series for just $50 ($10/class)
Series 1: Jan 13 – Feb 10 With Nikolai Lesnikov
Series 2: Feb 17 – Mar 23 With Victoria Jacobs
Series 3: Mar 30 – May 4 With KT Shores
Series 4: May 11 – June 15 With Alice Gosti

Jan 7, 2016 (Thursday)
Live Music CI Jam
7-9 pm at Velocity (in Kawasaki Studio) 
$5-15 sliding scale 
Guest Musician: Eveline Mueller Graf and Casey Jones Collaboration between homemade instruments and percussive metal objects. For more information, contact Briana at

Jan 10 - 15, 2016 

The WOW of Contact 2016 at Breitenbush Hot Springs, with Carolyn Stuart and TouchMonkey.

January 16 (Saturday)
4-7pm at Velocity (Intro discussion at 4, dancing starts 4:30).

January 19, February 16, March 15
Inclusion Jam

3rd Tuesday of the month, 7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Balance Studio, 418 N 35th St, Seattle, WA 98103
More information at

February 4 (Thursday)
Contact Improv Dance Jam with LIVE MUSIC
Open Flight Studio
4205 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Cost $5-15  

For more information, contact Briana at

February 13
3-6pm at Velocity (Intro discussion at 3, dancing starts 3:30). Plan to arrive on time and stay until the end.
For more information, contact Katherine Cook at
March 24, 6-9pm
April 16, 4-7pm
May 19, 7-10pm

March 5 (Saturday)
100 Ways To Kneel and Kiss the Ground, a contact improvisation workshop with Martin Keogh. 
9:30am - 4:30pm at OmCulture.

March 12 - 20
Breitenbush Contact Improvisation Jam, 35th anniversary, hosted by Joint Forces Dance.

March 18 - 20
Spring Emergence Contact Improv Jam
SomaSpace in Portland, Oregon
There will be movement scores to inspire, ritual to ground us, catered lunches to nourish, music to delight, & lots of open dancing time!

Summer 2016
Leviathan Studio on Lasqueti Island, Canada, is offering a series of contact improv workshops.