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The Glasgow Jam

Contact Improvisation Jam

Sat 12 August 2023

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Dancers hands on the floor.

Image credit by Dance House Glasgow

Come and join our next regular Contact Improvisation Jam!

Arrive 3pm to allow time for own warmup. We will start at 3:15pm with a warm up led by Katy Dymoke. Katy is a super facilitator with decades of experience in Contact Improvisation and has collaborated extensively with some of the pioneers of this dance form, such as Steve Paxton. She is also the program director of Embody Move, the license holder for the School for Body-Mind Centering training programs in the UK.

Contact Improvisation explores the possibilities for movement with a partner or a group. It uses a natural flow of weight, momentum, as well as more subtle connections through touch and the other senses. The form encourages groundedness, listening to one’s own body and other bodies, while connecting to the physical environment in relation to gravity.

A ‘jam’ is a collective improvisation of creative movement, voice or musical instruments. All levels of experience are welcome. An open space to improvise, using tools built up in classes/workshops and our individual practices. They are places to play, connect, express ourselves and explore through movement. People may dance by themselves, in duet, in larger groups, or simply observe.

In a jam, you’re responsible for yourself at all times. Children under 14 should be accompanied by an adult.

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3:00pm — 6:00pm

Doors open: 2:45pm


14+ accompanied by an adult


Tickets: £0/3/6

Booking fee: 10%

Tickets no longer available