Emerging Hearts Contact Improvisation Dance Camp UK

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Where Community Matters as much as the Dance Contact Improvisation inspired gathering All sorts of amazing dance workshops (not just contact) Variety of creative, somatic and sound-based experiences Small, Intimate and Great Value Nestled within green fields, wild meadows, natural woodlands, lakes, amazing skylines and the rolling hills of the Wiltshire countryside. Learn more about Emerging Hearts Contact […] » read more

Georgian Contact Improvisation Festival

In case you needed an excuse to travel to Georgia… The CI festival organisers say: ‘This is a festival of Contact Improvisation that brings together people from all over the world and unites various types of contemporary art. ‘Sound, text, color and form are going to be embodied in us during an unforgettable week spent […] » read more

In-Touch Berlin Contact Improv Festival

Berlin has tons of dance events going on and this contact improv festival features live music during the jam sessions. The festival organisers say: ‘Working with experiential somatic disciplines and Contact Improvisation in warm water and on the dance floor. The teachers offer skill building intensives, classes & labs. Discovering where movement arises, bringing it […] » read more

Israeli Contact Festival

(2018 dates to be confirmed) The Israeli Contact Festival organizers say: “The Israeli Contact Improvisation Festival has three different parts, each with its unique atmosphere and style: CI on the road, The GreenHouse and City Time – TLV. You can Join for one part, two parts, or all. The Greenhouse in beautiful Kibbutz Kfar Blum […] » read more

Cercanias Contact Festival

Dates To Be Announced The Cercanias Contact Festival organizers say (according to Google Translate) : “The festival of contact improvisation: Cercanías, was born with the initiative to offer an annual meeting point for practitioners, organizers and teachers of CI, who are in the area developing their work, after observing an increase in displacements among the […] » read more

Shdema Contact Camp

Dates To Be Announced The Shdema Contact Camp organizers say: “Living in a 5 Acre Farm In Moshav Shdema in the South Center Israel. We use the fertile soil to grow some of our food and develop a food forest based on permaculture principles. We spend our days building, dreaming, practicing yoga, meditation, contact dance, […] » read more

To be confirmed: Moldova Contact Festival

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Moldova Contact Festival organizers say: “We invite you to dance and to find special poetry of the meeting through it! We will create together a living field of interest where everyone has the opportunity to be visible, expressed and to observe. Moldova […] » read more

Siberian Contact Improv Festival

The Siberian Contact Improv Festival organizers say (according to Google Translate): “9 days of immersion in practice is the possibility of a quality reboot, through movement, through dance, through being together. This is an opportunity to leave for a while from the space of conditional connections and relationships and remember who you are and why. […] » read more

Hungarian Contact Improvisation Festival

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A cosy contact improvisation festival in Hungary for just 60 dancers. The organisers say: “We will celebrate Contact Improvisation and deepen together into our practise during 6 days surrounded by nature. This is an opportunity to gather the hungarian community and to welcome international dancers. The festival is settling year by year and we are […] » read more

Portugal Contact Improv Festival

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The Portugal Contact Improv Festival invites you to come early to help set up with the camp and stay afterwards for a kind of after-party taking the contact improv onto the beach! The festival organisers say: “The Portugal Contact Festival explores in the third year dance and body awareness, from a deep individual journey into […] » read more

Contact Bucharest Festival

(2020 dates to be confirmed) The Contact Bucharest Festival organizers say: “Our desire is to create each year a framework for learning and practicing Contact Improvisation as an art and dance form. We invite experienced teachers and dancers to facilitate the process through intensive classes, workshops, discussions, laboratories and jam sessions structured in a detailed […] » read more

Valencia Contact Improv Festival

The Valencia Contact Improv Festival organizers say: “The IV VICI FEST. contents´ will unfold to guaranty enjoyment and learning, both at human and technical levels. We have planned a stimulating variety of teaching styles and a dynamic transit through different class formats. There will be space and time to benefit from the resources of the natural […] » read more

Snow Surf Contact Jam Festival

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We love this one. Contact improv in the Carpathian Mountains of the Ukraine. Looks like a really cosy, intimate, special CI festival at a time of year when not much else is going on! The organisers say: ‘Seven days of contact impro jams and laboratories, snowboarding, skiing, music, bodywork, sauna singing, tea ceremonies, art and […] » read more

Contact Festival Austria

Dates To Be Announced What can one say about contact festivals that hasn’t already been said? You move about, you make contact with other humans, rolling on the floor happens, smiles emerge, and everyone goes home feeling rejuvenated about dancing their name. We’ll just let their video take it away: The organizers say: “We want […] » read more

Warsaw Flow – International Contact Improvisational Festival

As far as we can tell this festival isn’t a sleepover but rather a show up each day, dance your little heart out, and then re-enter Warsaw’s streets to share what you’ve learned over a Pracownia piwa. We could be wrong. Either way, if contact dance is your thing, this festival looks set to provide […] » read more

Budapest Contact Improvisation Festival

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Kontakt Budapest is Hungary’s biggest contact improvisation festival though they’ve yet to give out a date for this June – they indicated on the website that they will continue this summer so let’s see. The above video was to promote last year’s contact festival and if it’s a similar affair this time round then there […] » read more

Italy Contact Festival

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Set in a little historical town in the heart of Italy, the Italy Contact Festival is where to go to connect with the Italian contact improvisation scene. There will be teachers from around the world with various backgrounds in dance, choreography, aerial acrobatics. Learn more about the Italy Contact Festival.

Skiing on Skin Contact Improv Festival

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Skiing on skin isn’t the first image that comes to mind when make contact improvisation dance – for one thing there are no tracks left on you afterwards and you don’t fall over quite so much. At least not on purpose. The festival has a bunch of classes on unlocking the creative potential of the […] » read more

Valencia Contact Improvisation Festival

(2020 dates to be confirmed) The Vici Fest is a where you can roll and tumble for four days of contact improvisation dance in south-east Spain. The Vici Festival envisions contact improvisation as a symbolic, creative practice that embraces equality and respect. The festival is open to dancers of every level who come willing to […] » read more

Road Junky Sahara Retreats in Morocco

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If you’ve ever fancied visiting the Sahara Desert and experiencing a meditation, dance and yoga retreat deep in the sand dunes then the Sahara retreat in Morocco could be for you. 20 travelers gather for a week in the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert for a week of yoga, meditation, contact improvisation dance, storytelling, […] » read more