Monday, March 7, 2016

Upcoming Seattle Contact Improv Events | March/April 2016

Photo by Jim Coleman
Contact improv and related events in and near Seattle. Follow the links for more info. I add events as I find out about them, so check back.

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 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

March 15, April 19, May 17
Inclusion Jam
Balance Studio, 7:45pm - 10pm 
March 18 - 20
Spring Emergence Contact Improv Jam
SomaSpace in Portland, Oregon 

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

April 30
Contact Improvisation with Delia Brett
Perceptual Flux: Open to all levels
11am-4pm Grassroots Studio in West Seattle
Sliding scale $75-100

In this class we will shed the weight of habits and hesitancy and create bodies that are engaged by a flow from one surprising moment to the next. 

Delia’s playful, compassionate and rigorous teaching draws from over 20 years of experience of as a choreographer and professional dancer. She is co-artistic director of MACHiNENOiSY Dance Society. She has been a company member of EDAM, Vancouver based company under the guidance of Peter Bingham since 1997.

For more information and registration, call 206-607-7537 or email

May 14 
Flying High and Landing Softly 2 with Katherine Cook and Cyrus Khambatta 
Saturday 11am-4pm at Grassroots Studio in West Seattle
This workshop will extend the work of getting off the ground and moving softly into it. The workshop will pick up where the previous one left off and review those aspects covered previously, responding to what participants found most appealing or difficult with being in the air or on the earth.

Price: $75-$150 (sliding scale) for the five hour workshop.

For more information and registration, call 206-607-7537 or email

May 27 - 30

June 9 - 12
Portland Regional Contact Improv Jam
Sky Camp in Fall Creek, Oregon

June 29 - July 3
Orcas Island Contact Improv Jam. Contact Michal Lahav at for details and registration.

July 31 - August 7
Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation
Contact improv intensive with Stephanie Nugent and much more at Velocity Dance Center 

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