Contact improvisation dance festivals are popping up everywhere these days. There's always a warm community feeling and there are many who go from one contact improvisation (also known as contact improv, impro or CI) event to the next.

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Of course, you might be wondering, what is a contact improvisation dance festival anyway?

Contact Improvisation in 2022



January

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Road Junky Sahara Retreats in Morocco

16-22 January 2022 | Morocco

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 g ...

June

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Italy Contact Festival

13-19 June 2022 | Rivignano (Udine), Italy

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 w ...

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Emerging Hearts Contact Improvisation Dance Camp UK

29 June-4 July 2022 | Wiltshire, UK

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 S ...

Siberian Contact Improv Festival

30 June-9 July 2022 | Altai Mountains, Russia

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, thr ...

July

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Hungarian Contact Improvisation Festival

19-24 July 2022 | Három Kincs Völgye, Hungary

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 ...

September

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Portugal Contact Improv Festival

11-17 September 2022 | Algarve, Portugal

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… The Portugal Contact Improv Festival invites you to come early to help set up with the camp and stay afterwards for a kind ...

To be confirmed: Dancing Date Georgian Contact Improvisation Festival

26 September-2 October 2022 | Tbilsi, Georgia

For now, we don’t have any information on future editions of this event… In case you needed an excuse to travel to Georgia… The CI festival organisers say: ‘This is a festival of Conta ...