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28th edition
International Annual Montreal Jam 2010

Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 November.

November 1 - 12, 2010

JAM ---------------- WORKSHOPS ---------------- PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE: face back profil

With Patricia Kuypers, Andrew L. Harwood, Catherine Lessard, Charles Van Goïdtsenhoven and Moti Mark Zemelman

All information here or you can have a look on the PDF file below this page.

JAM - November 6 & 7

Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique, Edifice Jean-Pierre-Perreault, 2022 Sherbrooke St. East - Have a look on the MAP


  • jam 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.,
  • performances & boogie 7 - 11 p.m.


  • jam 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Tarification : Weekend $ 50 (Saturday $ 35 / Sunday $ 25)
Lunches and snacks included

It is now possible to register in advance on the web, and to pay using PayPal’s secure site Click here to get started.

The English version of the registration form is ready! If you have questions, please contact inscriptions@contactimpro.org

Housing: You can contact John if you need or offer a couch at jasgiffen@yahoo.com or by phone 514-278-3441

Information, or to offer a performance: Valerie and Nicoletta, prod@contactimpro.org

The initiatives

Artist’s Corner Dancers can sell self-made art objects. If you are interested, please contact Valerie and Nicoletta

Massage Space Those who are interested should contact us. You would need to bring your own massage equipment. Massages are free of charge and are on an exchange basis of time.

Performance Evening Saturday November 6th : sign-up! You have until Thursday November 4th

If you are interested in performing here are a few guidelines:

1. Performances are a maximum of 6 minutes

2. Performances must reflect the theme "SOURCE"

3. Performances are open to Contact-Improvisation as well as other forms of dance and performance.

4. If your performance is accompanied by music, CDs be clearly labelled with title of dance piece and track number

5. Requests to perform are on a first come, first serve basis.

6. Performers that would like to perform more than once can only do so if there is extra space after out-of-towner requests

7. The deadline to send in your request is Thursday November 4th at 5pm.

Please email your request with names of performers, title and length of the piece to Nicoletta Dolce and Valerie Sabbah
We will not be taking requests to perform after that date and time.

Evening Music Jam Following the Saturday night performances, Moti Zemelman will be leading a Music Jam

Sound & Movement workshop with Louise Campbell, Sunday from 1:30-2:30. Free

Special intiatives This year we have an added treat to finish off the jam in style. We have rented for our private use a rehab swimming pool that is heated and equiped with a huge hot tub for water massage and perfect for water contact dance. the pool will be available to us Sunday from 6-8pm so bring your bathing suits and towels .

Entrance $5 Sign up at registration.

Directions to the pool at;

Centre de readaptation Lucie-Bruneau
2295 Avenue Laurier Est, Montreal

From Circuit -Est
Go out the door and turn right, at the next street (De Lorimier) turn left and go 7 blocks to Avenue Laurier, turn right 4 blocks to the dead end. Enter last door on the left.


with Patricia Kuypers (Belgium)

1. Contact Improvisation: ’Finding Organic Supports in a Duet’

  • November 1 - 4, 7 - 10 p.m.,
  • at UQAM, 840 Cherrier St. East (room K-S1210), Sherbrooke metro -MAP
  • $ 115 ($ 100 before October 15 - $ 90 students / unemployed),
  • Info: worksphere@hotmail.com
  • Payable and send to: ACI, 873 Léonard St., Ste-Thérèse, Qc, J7E 2N8, Canada

2. Dance Improvisation: ’Improvising a Solo’

Organized by Studio 303

  • November 8 - 12, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Studio 303, 372 Ste-Catherine St. West. - MAP
  • Info and registration: info@studio303.ca, 514-393-3771, WebSite

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