Schedule
 
2019
 
  Wednesday Dance Jam   Ongoing
Class- 6:00 pm
Jam - 7:00 to 8:30 pm
  A contact dance class and dance jam that occurs weekly. That Jam is accompanied by live music. It has run every Wednesday for 19 years! Building Community through dance and music



  805 Dovercourt Road,
Toronto
 
                 
  EVERY BODY can dance jam   Once a month on Sundays

5:30 pm to 7:30

Jan 27
March 3
March 31
April 14
May 12
June 23

Fall dates to be listed soon

 
Enjoy Contact Improvisation, in an inclusive setting. A short warm-up class and then a dance jam with live music.

WHAT IS INCLUSIVE ABOUT THE JAM?
Location is close to Spadina subway which has an elevator. Space is wheelchair accessible. Jam is co-taught and facilitated by mixed abilities teaching teams. Music is designed to be on the quiet side and not overly stimulating. Tools for nervous system self-regulation are discussed and taught. Opening and closing circle helps hold the dance experience in a frame.

CO-hosted by Making Contact and REAson d'etre dance productions

  The gym at St. Paul's Trinity Church
427 Bloor St. West, Toronto
 
                 
  Person of Colour Dance Jam   Saturdays Jan 26
Feb 23
March 30
April 27
May 25
June 22
July 27
Aug 24
Sept 28
Oct 26
Nov 23
Dec 28
  Monthly Toronto Contact Jam for People of Colour Facilitated by Leslie Heydon. Music by resdident muscian Nilan Perera

TIMES
Class: 10:00am - 11:00am
Jam: 11:00am - 12:00pm with live music
Chill & Chat: 12:00pm - 12:30pm in the comfy lounge area.

PRODUCED BY
Leslie Heydon and REAson d'etre dance productions.
  The Dark Side Studio
244 Augusta Ave, Toronto
 
                 
  Contact Dance Community Performance Night   Wednesday May 15

8:45 pm to 10:00 pm
  Contact Dance Community members and invited guest artist perform in this studio performance that showcases Contact Dance Improvisation

SIGN-UP TO PERFORM
To sign up for a performance slot please contact kathleen.rea@reasondetre.com

  805 Dovercourt Road,
Toronto
 
                 
  Training in the Axis Syllabus for Advanced Movers   Monday Mornings November Jan to May 2019

9:30 am to 11:00 am
 

DESCRIPTION: Monday mornings for advanced movers who want to study the Axis Syllabus and want to learn choreographed motifs, as well as applicable anatomy.



  St. Casimir's Church 
156 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto
Basement Gym
 
                 
  2019 Contact Dance International Film Festival   June 29 to July 1, 2018   57 Films
47 Filmmakers
from 14 Countries
9 Dance Workshops
1 Film-making Workshop
4 Film Screenings
3 Dance Jams
1 Live Production
1 Great After Party!

This festival, produced by 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!
 

Celia Franca Centre
400 Jarvis Street


Betty Oliphant Theatre
404 Jarvis Street


Revue Cinema
400 Roncesvalles

 
                 
  Moved By Natural Forces Retreat   Thursday, August 29 to Sunday, September 1, 2019.
 

Let the forces of nature move and inspire your body. A nature retreat for people interested in functional movement and/or contact dance improvisation.

  Unicamp Retreat Centre. Honeywood Ontario
 
                 
  Contact Dance Community Performance Night   Wednesday November 27

8:45 pm to 10:00 pm
  Contact Dance Community members and invited guest artist perform in this studio performance that showcases Contact Dance Improvisation

SIGN-UP TO PERFORM
To sign up for a performance slot please contact kathleen.rea@reasondetre.com

  805 Dovercourt Road,
Toronto
 
                 
  Two new productions   Dates and Time TBA   REAson d'etre dance productions is working on a full length evening created and danced by Kathleen Rea and Suzanne Liska on the theme of mothering.

We are also gearing up for a full length groups ensemble work. As soon as we have the details we will let you know.
  TBA