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

Contact Improvisation in 2023


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Road Junky Sahara Retreats in Morocco

15 January-11 February 2023 | 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 ...


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Italy Contact Festival

31 May-4 June 2023 | 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

28 June-3 July 2023 | 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 ...


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To Be Confirmed: Hungarian Contact Improvisation Festival

31-31 July 2023 | 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 ...


To be confirmed: Georgian Contact Improvisation Festival

31-31 October 2023 | Tbilsi, Georgia

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 unit ...