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29th edition
International Annual Montreal Jam 2011

Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 November.

WORKSHOPS ---------------- JAM ---------------- PERFORMANCES

WORKSHOPS - november 1st to 4th, 2011

Tuesday to Friday, 6:30 to 9:30pm

Serie of 4 masterclass in contact improvisation with experimented teachers from Montréal, Toronto and Boston.

Nina Galea, Andrew de Lotbinière Harwood, Pam Johnson, Patrick Crowley

Detailed descriptions of the classes here.

At UQAM dance pavillion, local K-3220, 840 rue Cherrier, Montréal, H2L 1H6

The ACI is very happy to count the dance department of UQAM as a partner for this 2011 edition of the Festival.

Complete series : 80$ before 15th of october, 90$ after this date.

Per class : 25$ (according to available places).

Registration confirmed upon reception of payment.

JAM - November 5th and 6th

Saturday and Sunday

At the choregraphic centre of Circuit Est, édifice Jean-Pierre-Perreault, 2022 rue Sherbrooke Est - MAP

Saturday November 5th :

  • jam 10 h - 17 h,
  • performances and boogie 19 h - 23 h

Sunday November 6th :

  • jam 10 h - 17 h

Annual Jam Details

Tarification : Weekend $ 50 (Saturday $ 30 / Sunday $ 30)
Lunches and snacks included ; Breakfast Sponsored by

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It is now possible to register in advance on the web, and to pay using PayPal’s secure site Click here to get started.
If you have questions, please contact inscriptions@contactimpro.org

Housing: You can contact us if you need or offer a couch : please contact Sarah Bégin: sarah.begin@hotmail.com - 514-993-7137 .

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

Artists Corner :
Jammers can sell items that they have personally made. If interested, please contact : prod@contactimpro.org.

Massage Space :
Those interested in offering massages can contact us (you must bring your own equipment ; there will be a massage table available).
Massages are given for free and are on an exchange basis.

Performance Evening :
Saturday November 5th
performances 7pm, evening jam 9pm-11pm : Sign up! You have until Thursday, November 3rd!
If you would like to perform, here are some guidelines:
1. Performances are a maximum of 6 minutes long. This year we will have a bell that will sound to indicate the timing.
2. Performances are open to Contact-Improvisation and other forms of dance. Poems, songs and all other forms of sharings, will take place in the Peter-Boneham Studio in which the schedule will be given at the poening circle.
3. If your performance is accompanied by music, please bring a CD with a clear label indicating the title and track number.
4. Performers wanting to perform more than once, can only do so if there is space available after out-of-towners have signed up.
The deadline to send in a proposal is Thursday July 3rd at 5pm. Please send us the names of the dancers, title of the piece and the title of your music to Nicoletta and Valérie : prod@contactimpro.org

Evening Music Jam :
Following the performances of Saturday night, Charles Van Goidtsenhoven will guide you through a Music Jam.

A little surprise… This year we have again rented for our private use a rehab swimming pool that is heated and perfect for water contact dance, and an attached huge 15+ person hot tub for water massage. The pool will be available to us Sunday from 6-8pm so bring your bathing suits and towels, goggles/ snorkel mask . 

Entrance is $5 and you can sign up at registration.

Centre de réadaptation Lucie-Bruneau
2295, Avenue Laurier Est, Montréal

Directions 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.

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