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Workshop in contact improvisation with Ray Chung from California

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Integrating Movement Methods


When : Saturday October 28th and Sunday October 29th, 2006.

Schedule : 12pm to 4pm

Where : Studio 303
372 rue Ste-Catherine Ouest, 3rd Floor, Montreal (Quebec)
Place-des-Arts Metro (exit Bleury South) / buses 15, 80 and 129


When :Monday October 30th to Thursday November 2th, 2006.

Schedule :
Monday : 8pm to 9.45pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday : 7pm to 9.45pm

Where : Circuit-Est Choregraphic Center
1881, Saint-Andre # 100
Metro : Berri-UQÀM or Beaudry

Registration needed:
140$ (entire workshop)
70$ (week-end)
90$ (week days)

A 40$ deposit is required to register (limited place).
Make your check payable to :
Association de Contact Improvisation
5039, rue Brébeuf, Montreal H2J 3L6

Phone :(514) 254-2021
E-MAIL: contactimpromontreal@yahoo.ca

Contact Improvisation: Integrating Movement Methods

Ray Chung

This workshop will integrate elements from various
movement forms (CI, martial arts, dance, bodywork) to
expand our choices and possibilities for Contact
Improvisation, as well as developing skills for moving
in and out of contact seamlessly. How can we use
elements of different movement forms to create
dance that moves us physically, emotionally, and in

Ray Chung is a performer, teacher, researcher,
engineer, and artist who has worked with Contact
Improvisation and improvisation since 1979. He uses
Contact Improvisation as part of improvisational
performance practice and integrates other movement
forms into his work, including martial arts, bodywork
and Authentic Movement. He regularly collaborates with
dancers, musicians, and other artists and has worked
with Nancy Stark Smith, Steve Paxton, Lisa Nelson,
Peter Bingham, Chris Aiken, and others. Ray’s work
has been shown in various festivals and venues
throughout Europe, Japan, South America, Canada, and
the U.S.He has also danced in pieces directed by Anna
Halprin, Judith Kajiwara, and George Coates. He
currently resides in San Francisco, California and
regularly travels abroad to teach and perform.

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