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32nd edition
International Annual Montreal Jam 2014

2014 November 8th and 9th,
at Circuit-Est, Centre Chorégraphique, 2022 rue Sherbrooke Est‬


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Photos : Amandine Rovetta

Registration for the Montreal annual jam is officially open : http://contactimpro.org/inscriptions/?lang=en

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Photos : André Blanchet

This event is preceded by the International Contact Improvisation Festival of Montreal From November 3 to 7, 2014 from 18:30 to 21:30

Early-bird : Early bird registration ends October 26 – make sure you register soon !

Whole week-end : 65$
Single day : 35$
Performances and musical jam : 10$

After October 26 :
Whole week-end : 75$
Single day : 40$
Performances and musical jam : 10$
The price includes all-day dancing as well as breakfast and lunch both days.

The jam is happening in the magnifient spaces of Circuit-Est Centre Chorégraphique:
2022 Sherbrooke Street East
Montreal, QC H2K 1B9

Performance Evening :

Invitation to perform at the annual Jam 2013

Housing :

If you need a place to stay, or if you have a place to offer please indicate that on the registration form or contact François Chevalier : Hebergement@contactimpro.org

After-Jam Pool

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 6:15-9:15 pm 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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If you know that you want to volunteer your time to help with the jam in some way,
get in touch with Manon at :

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Tentative Schedule:

Saturday November 8th
08:30 : Doors open
09:00 : Breakfast
10:00 : Opening circle‬
10:30 : Warm up with Andrew Harwood
11:00 - 04:30 : open-dance floor
12:00 - 02:00 : Lunch ‬
05:00 : Dinner break
07:30 : Performance‬
09:00 : Musical Jam with Marc Poellhuber, Helga Schleeh and Co
11:00 : Evening ends

Credit of 2 photos : Amandine Rovett

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Sunday November 9th 
08:30 : Doors open
09:00 : Breakfast
11:00 : Warm up with Andrew Harwood followed by an open-dance floor
12:00 - 02:00 : Lunch
01:30- 03:30 : Music with Steve Grisée
04:00 : Closing Circle
05:00 : Clean-up
06:15 : Pool event to follow for those interested – don’t forget your swimsuit!

**Add to the pleasure!**
In the prolonging of the CI Festival and of the Annual Jam, join the workshop :

FLOOR WORK FOR IMPROVISERSS - with Catherine Lessard
November 10 to 13 (monday to thursday), morning sessions at Studio 303.
"A must for mastering the art of refinement and adaptation in Contact Improvisation."
Limited number of participants, recommended to register early!
All details here HERE


Sponsors Breakfast :

Garden of Life

03. Garden of Life

Le fromentier

04. Le fromentier

Fruits d’érable

05. Fruit d'érable

La Clef des Champs

06. La clef des champs

Gauthier et Fils

Sponsors Lunch :

Maison Orphée

07. Maison d'orphée

Rise Kombucha

08. Rise Kombucha


09. Koyo

Première Moisson

10. Première moisson

Sponsors Annual Jam :

Projet Aztec

11. Projet Aztech


11. Eau de source naturelle Amaro


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