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27.08. - 30.08.2020
Contact Time is a dance dedicated festival.
Cozy, focused, relaxed, exciting.
With about 25-30 people we want to enjoy Contact Improvisation with various workshop and jams.
Time for movement research, witnessing and listening, activity and recharging.
We will do this in a nice 100 m² studio and in the nature. Next to the studio there is a little lake, meadow and woods. It's in the countryside, south of Berlin, north of Leipzig and Dresden.
In the Steigemühle.
Who - When - Where - How
Following teachers will provide workshops and labs:
Elske Seidel - Low and High Flying - a research
In this workshop we want to look at what is needed in order to follow through into both, low and high flying with a relaxed and responsive body.
How do we adapt our body tone as the dance changes from moment to moment?
How to organize our body in the air with fluidity and ease while dancing with the constant possibility of disorientation?
How do we actually land and allow the falling weight to continue into our improvisation?
Jennie Zimmermann - Arrival
We will play with basic ideas of Contact Improvisation,
to dive with ease into first dance pleasures.
Jo Bruhn - Dance, nature and me
How does my dance change in nature?
What is different compared to the studio?
Can I discover new partners here to dance with?
We want to dance in and with nature, meet it, let it influence us, explore it with our senses.
And move with other people in it, enjoy a jam with trees, grasses, people.
Please bring appropriate clothing and shoes.
27.08.2020 5pm until
Where & How
www.steigemuehle.de (sorry - it's only in German)
The place is dedicated to self development that's why we don't use alcohol or drugs.
How to get there
By car from Berlin, Leipzig or Dresden it takes around 1,5 hours.
The closest train station is Herzberg (Elster – not Harz!!) and then take a bus. Check out www.bahn.de or you can cycle 15km (it's flat).
At weekends bus connections are not working so we will bring you.
We buy vegetarian, biological food - which we will prepare together.
You are welcome to bring your own tent and sleeping bag and mat and camp outside.
If you like to sleep in the house (2-4 beds per room), it´s 10€ per night extra, please bring own bedsheets.
150€ - 180€ sliding scale.
Including food, accommodation and workshops.
Sleeping in the house is 10€ extra per night.
For 3 hours work / help on Thursday morning you can reduce the fee by 30€.
If you have serious financial problems, feel free to talk to us.