2019 Contact Dance International Film Festival June 30 to July 1, 2019

2019 Contact Dance International Film Festival

June 30 to July 1, 2019 – Toronto, Canada

Very-early-bird pass on sale until May 1, 2019

57 Films

47 Filmmakers from 15 countries

8 Dance Workshops

1 Film-making Workshop

4 Film Screenings

3 Dance Jams

1 Live Dance Performance

1 Great After Party!

The Contact Dance International Film Festival returns for its fourth season, June 28 to July 1, 2019. This festival, produced by REAson d’etre dance productions, celebrates films featuring momentum-based dance created by some of the top creators and dancers in the field of Contact Dance Improvisation. Four different screening programs will be presented alongside dance workshops, jams, and a closing night party! The festival is also glad to announce that this year 100% of its programming occurs at accessible spaces

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EASY-READ GRID SCHEDULE

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Meet the teacher’s playlist

Which screening should I see playlist

PRICING

FULL FESTIVAL PASS

$250 – Very Early-bird Full Festival (until May 1, 2019, @ 11:59 pm)

$275 – Early-bird Full Festival (until June 1, 2019, @ 11:59 pm )

$300 – Regular Price Full Festival Pass

$120 – Accessibility pass (for those with a disability)

– Passes bought before June 14, 2019 include all programming plus two dinners (low-sugar, gluten and soy free).

– All spaces are accessible by wheelchair.

– If you need an access accommodations during the festival, please contact kathleen.rea@reasondetre.com to let us know what you need.

REGISTRATION / BOX-OFFICE

Ontario Regional Contact Jam 2019

ORCJ 2017 Circle

Fri. Apr. 19 and Sat. Apr. 20 from 9 am to 11 pm, Sun. Apr. 21 from 9 am to 5 pm

Join almost 300 dancers from all over for jamming, classes, music and more.

National Ballet School – 400 Jarvis Street, Toronto – Wheelchair accessible

$140  – includes lunches and snacks
Mar 31 is deadline for food ordering and accessibility requests

$30 for each morning, afternoon and evening.

Registration: https://orcj.yapsody.com/event/index/332921/ontario-regional-contact-jam-2019?fbclid=IwAR0T-6vvhEqYdm5If4jz7YXEgfO_YULzTnsLfrSsTJ4aLKQXYJtyCl_ibYE

For those who request ASL translation, attendant care, or have other accessibility requests, please contact Henry at henryhwai@gmail.com by Sunday, March 31, 2019 to increase the likelihood that we can make arrangements.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1805418556421355/

Ontario Regional Contact Jam – 2019

Apr 19 and 20 from 9 am to 11 pm
Apr 21 from 9 am to 5 pm

Join almost 300 dancers from all over for jamming, classes, music and more.

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National Ballet School – 400 Jarvis Street, Toronto – Wheelchair accessible

$120 by Feb 28 ($140 by Mar 31) – includes lunches and snacks
Mar 31 is deadline for food ordering and accessibility requests

$30 for each morning, afternoon and evening.

Registration: https://orcj.yapsody.com/event/index/332921/ontario-regional-contact-jam-2019?fbclid=IwAR0T-6vvhEqYdm5If4jz7YXEgfO_YULzTnsLfrSsTJ4aLKQXYJtyCl_ibYE

For those who request ASL translation, attendant care, or have other accessibility requests, please contact Henry at henryhwai@gmail.com by Sunday, March 31, 2019 to increase the likelihood that we can make arrangements.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1805418556421355/

Contact Dance international Film Festival June 29 and 30 and July 1

National Ballet School

and then gala screening on the Monday night

Toronto Island Jam – Saturday, August 4th 2018

Dancing Contact Improv on grass, sand and water
Jimee Jackie Tom Asha flickr cc
Weather permitting, join us at Hanlan’s Point, Toronto Island on Saturday, August 4th 2018– to dance, hangout, swim, share food, etc!

Bring food to share, and any small, easily portable beach games (Frisbee, etc.)

We will meet at 12:30p.m. near the Hanlan’s Point boarding gate, inside the Ferry Terminal, and travel across together.

If you come after 12:30pm it should be easy to find us.

We will stay until we’re ready to leave!

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Jack Layton Ferry Terminal location:
9 Queens Quay West, at the foot of Bay Street (just west of the Westin Harbour Castle hotel)

>> from Union Station take any streetcar http://ttc.ca/Routes/509/Westbound.jsphttp://ttc.ca/Routes/510/Northbound.jsp 1 stop

OR

>> take 6 Bay bus southbound http://ttc.ca/Routes/6/Southbound.jsp to Queens Quay at Bay Street, east side

Ferry fares (includes return):
$7.71 for adults, $5.05 for students and seniors, $3.72 under 14, free under 2. These prices do not include tax. Tickets are available for purchase online here: https://secure.toronto.ca/FerryTicketOnline/tickets/index.jsp. When you get to the docks, look for a special line for people with pre-purchased tickets.

Toronto Island Ferry Summer 2018 schedule: https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/parks-gardens-beaches/toronto-island-park/all-ferry-schedules/
Toronto Island map: http://torontoisland.com/images/toronto_island_map.pdf

Upcoming Contact Dance Events

Sutton, Quebec – ACI Summer Contact Improvisation Jam
July 27-29, 2018
contactimpro.org/?ACI-Summer-jam-2018-in-Sutton&lang=en

Massachusetts – Dance New England Summer Camp
– Many forms of dance including Contact Improvisation and Ecstatic Dance.
Aug. 1-12, 2018 –
dne.org/

Burlington, Vermont Contact Improvisation Jam
Aug. 17-19, 2018
http://www.contactimprovvermont.com/annual-burlington-vt-jam.html

Eastern Townships, Quebec – Danse Orée des Bois Contact Improvisation Jam
Aug. 31-Sep. 2, 2018 –
contactimpro.org/?WEEK-END-JAM-END-OF-SUMMER-2018&lang=en

Wisconsin – Great Lakes Area Contact Improvisation Enthusiasts’ Retreat
Sep. 28 – Oct.3, 2018 –
http://www.glaciercontactimprov.com/

Montreal Contact Improvisation Jam
Nov. 24-25, 2018
contactimpro.org/?-Jam-annuel-&lang=en

Detroit Weekend Jam – July 6 to 8, 2018

We Detroit-Ann Arbor dancers are thrilled to announce our 2018 Detroit Jam, taking place this summer: Friday July 6th through Sunday July 8th.

We’ll be dancing at Light Box and providing FREE HOUSING for all at the nearby Detroit Loves You hostel
and with a few loving locals. Scholarships are available to those who need financial assistance to attend.

“Check in” at 3pm or later Friday, opt in for Friday dinner if you like, and dance Friday evening through 3pm Sunday! Breakfast and lunch/snacks will be provided and Saturday dinner’s out on the town.

Teachers include Sasha Lasdon from Madison, and local teachers Fuzzy Konner and Corey Gearhart. Here’s the link to our nearly final schedule!

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1sepo-z0tzOBGIzcQ9_ro7Bse-8Rka8tTyVvxacryRMc/edit?usp=sharing

REGISTER NOW! http://www.detroitannarborci.org/ SPACE IS LIMITED TO ABOUT 60 DANCERS AND WE EXPECT TO REACH CAPACITY ON OR BEFORE THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE OF JUNE 30TH.