WEST COAST CONTACT IMPROVISATION JAM 2018
Register Now for the Early Bird Rate! http://wccijam.org/
June 29 to July 3: from 10AM to Midnight. (Last day Tuesday 10AM to 11:55PM)
Early Worm Full Festival – (Pay Before April 15th): $280 – $480
Early Bird Full Festival – (Pay Before May 15th): $330 – $480
Full Festival: $380 – $480
We are thrilled to announce the 2018 Intensive Teachers and Single-Class Teachers Lineup! These teachers are spectacular, and their intensives are not to be missed! Full festival registration is required for the first two intensives: Ray Chung (All-levels), Anya Cloud (Intermediate/Advanced), Interkinected: Ronja Ver & René Alvarez (All-levels Drop-in), single classes (Cate Caraker, Cookie Harrist, Diana Lara, Jen Chien, Jo Kreiter, José Navarrete, Keith Hennessy, Kevin O’Connor, Ryuta Iwashita, Tja Will), labs, jams, and more!
This year wcciJAM 2018 again will be held at University of California Berkeley, 3 large beautiful dance studios await you on the friendly and grassy UC Berkeley campus (see pictures on the website).
The wcciJAM is created for dancers, by dancers: there will be ample space for participants to investigate Contact Improvisation, experiment, discuss, present, and above all JAM! Whether you are a long-time teacher or a first-time beginner, the JAM is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in dancing, and to gain perspective on the many ways Contact Improvisation is practiced.
The practice of CI is uniquely positioned to offer a space for the investigation of how we express our personal boundaries through touch and movement. In this moment of #metoo, we are committed to empowering dancers to maintain healthy boundaries, to cultivate self-care and agency in their dance relationships. With that in mind, we’ve chosen “De/constructing Power” as this year’s festival theme.”