• July and August classes with Ralf Jaroschinski JUL 2011, TUE Class at 6:30PM Jam at 8PM $12 class $15 class & jam, $5 jam only (‘til 11pm) Contact Improvisation for Everyone If you’d like to familiarize yourself with basic techniques and principles of Contact Improvisation, this class will provide knowledge and practice. It is also […]

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  • July and August classes with Ralf Jaroschinski JUL 2011, TUE Class at 6:30PM Jam at 8PM $12 class $15 class & jam, $5 jam only (‘til 11pm) Contact Improvisation for Everyone If you’d like to familiarize yourself with basic techniques and principles of Contact Improvisation, this class will provide knowledge and practice. It is also […]

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  • MARCH 25-27, FRI-SUN at 8PM $15 online advance tickets $15-22 sliding scale walk-up tickets Commissioned new works by four selected performing artists. The Red Door directed by Kristen Greco Live music by Antonio Alemanno (Italy) Dancers: Daniel Bear Davis, Kristen Greco, Rosemary Hannon, Mirva Makinen (Finland) and Timothy O’Donnell (NYC) Begun in collaborative immersion with […]

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  • FEB 18, FRI 6-9PM FEB 19, SAT 10AM-6PM FEB 20, SUN 10AM-6PM $290 Advance, $315 Walkup (includes 1 year CIRF membership) Join us for NYI 2011, 2.5 Days of concentrated training and creative challenge with CIRF Faculty. AM Sessions: Dancing the Endless Web (Fascial Release). PM Sessions: Poetics of Perception (Ensemble Performance). Intermediate/Advanced, see website for […]

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  • DEC 31, FRI 9:30PM-2AM $20 in Advance, $25 at Door includes comp sparkly toast @ midnight CIRF: Contact Improvisation Research Forum presents an evening of Contact Improvisation to ring in 2011 right. 
Jam will open with a quiet round-robin circle as guests arrive til 10pm.
 Soundscape will begin at 10pm featuring a range of polyrhythmic […]

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  • On October 18, 2010 Bay Area arts community members met at CounterPULSE for the Dance Discourse Project #9: Dance and Somatics in the Bay Area– what’s the connection.  Co-presented by Dancers’ Group the event looked at how somatic practices and dance are intertwined in the Bay Area.  To learn more visit http://counterpulse.org/programs/dance-discourse-project/ At the exciting […]

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  • Chop wood, carry water, tape chairs and oh yes perform… 3/3 Night before the dress rehearsal. It’s 11 pm and I’m still on on the sidewalk spray-painting my beautiful Mission-style dining room chairs a metallic silver, after spending way too many hours with Katarina covering their endless slats with gaffer’s tape. Back aching, head thick […]

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  • It is only a few days left to the opening of ANIMoid, the piece that Cathie Caraker and I have been working with for some time now. We think of it as a post-modern dance laboratory. The research we are performing in that laboratory started with the question: What might happen if two aliens came […]

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