Monday, May 2, 2016

Upcoming Seattle Contact Improv Events | May and Summer 2016

SFDI 2011 Photo By Carol Wiley

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 3: Mar 30 – May 4 With KT Shores
Series 4: May 11 – June 15 With Alice Gosti

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 17
Inclusion Jam
Balance Studio, 7:45pm - 10pm 

May 19
7-10pm at Velocity (Intro discussion at 7, dancing starts76:30). Plan to arrive on time and stay until the end.
For more information, contact Katherine Cook at

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

June 12
Contact Improvisation with SHURA Baryshnikov
Cost: $65-$100 (sliding scale)

June 19
Seattle participation in the Global Underscore.
Velocity 2, 1525 11th Ave on Capitol Hill


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 at Velocity Dance Center. Lots of classes, jams, and performances, including a contact improv intensive with Stephanie Nugent.

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