Special Events — conferences, festivals, regional jams and workshops

Events are listed in chronological order. For historical interest, see also the list of past events.

28 DEC 2012
2 Jan 2013
Bodysurf Scotland, 201 The Park, Findhorn, Forres, SCOTLAND IV36 3TB, United Kingdom

Bodysurf Scotland is proud to present Brand New 12/13, the 10th of its now legendary new year dance events. This year’s event focuses on the dance form Contact Improvisation and is hosted by CI dancers and teachers Karl Jay-Lewin, Robert Anderson and Jovair Longo. It takes the form of a Jam – an unstructured time for dancing together – and is open to both beginners and experienced dancers. There will be led warm ups and optional movement classes to join outside of the event – not to mention a Hogmany party, hot tub, new year’s day ‘polar bear swim’, walking on the beach and time for relaxing.

The venue for the Jam is the magnificent Universal Hall Arts Centre in the Findhorn EcoVillage Community, NE Scotland. The Hall houses two dance spaces, a café and hot tub.

Accommodation: Self catering B&B chalets from £27 per night. Low cost shared rooms in homes of local dancers may be available, as well as local B&Bs. Enquire for details.

For more details and timetable:

£170 includes daily meal & extras.
Day Passes £35.
Optional arrival day dinner and activities from 28 Dec, 6pm.
Weekly tickets include daily meal and extras.

CONTACT: Bodysurf Scotland, +44(0)1309 691661, , http://www.bodysurfscotland.co.uk/brand-new-1213/
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29 DEC 2012
Boulder, CO USA

Please come celebrate the holidays with the Boulder Improvisation community at the 2012 Holiday CI Jam and Potluck Dinner

Saturday, December 29, 2012

  • 2-6pm: Contact Improvisation Jam at Kelly’s Barn (1360 Sumac Rd)
  • 6-10pm: Potluck Dinner at Nomad Community House (1460 Quince Ave)

- Facebook RSVP: on.fb.me/holiday-2012
- Web page: www.SharingWeight.com/jams/holiday-2012
- Map: g.co/maps/kawz7

Everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, is welcome attend. And, if you can’t make the jam, please join us in community for the potluck.

The potluck will be co-hosted by Scott Rodwin & Marsha Austin Rodwin.

The cost for the jam will be $10-20 (for four hours of dancing!). The potluck is free.

CONTACT: J. Akiyama, , http://www.sharingweight.com/jams/holiday-2012
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30 DEC 2012
1 Jan 2013
Bristol , United Kingdom

Bristol’s 3 day Contact Improvisation New Year’s Celebration Jam
~ book now for early bird price – ends 21st Dec ~

Dates: Sunday 30th December 2012 – Tuesday 1st January 2013
Times: 30th Dec: 11am-10pm | 31st Dec: 11-1am | 1st Jan: 11-6pm★
Venue: tbc

A celebratory event of contact improvisation to welcome in the New Year, co-created by the community who come, all welcome.

Event highlights to include:
♥ Lots of lush Jam-time
♥ Live music to titillate the senses
♥ Lead warm-ups to ease us in
♥ Silent spaces
♥ Children under 15 welcome for free★★
♥ New Years eve shared feast
♥ Space for attendees to create-your-own sessions
♥ Surprises…

To book: email ny2012-13@contactdance.co.uk or call Claire on 0777 373 8241

★ exact timings may change
★★ please let us know in advance if you plan to bring children, and/or need accommodation.

Price: £40 early bird (before 21st December) then £45 (concs) £50 (full price) for the full event. Day and session rates available, contact organisers. (Includes basic refreshments but not food and accommodation)

CONTACT: Claire Coveney, +44 777 373 8241, , http://www.contactdance.co.uk
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