Contact Improvisation is a form of dance based on spontaneous movement and physical
contact. The exploration of a freely improvised movement nourished by the contact
between two or more dancers is central to this proposition. The practice-created
environment provides a safe space to engage in physical dialogues, while playing with
elements such as gravity, balance-imbalance, staves, falling.
Learning and practicing Contact Improvisation has many positive physical and
psychological effects such as improving body awareness, deepening self-awareness,
improving self-confidence and confidence in the unknown, developing abilities in creative
solutions, increasing physical energy and relaxing the body.
It is a form of very playful dance that associates with the pleasure of the movement a work
on the bodily perception, on the communication and the choreographic dialogue between
several participants, on the confidence in oneself and in the other and on the discovery and the mastery of the limits of the own comfort zone.
Contact Improvisation is a form of dance that is part of the styles and techniques of
contemporary dance. Developed in the United States in the 1970s by a group of avant-
garde dancers, it is one of the best-known and most characteristic forms of postmodern
Days and times
Fridays 19h-21h starting on 4th Jan 2019
VEDANZA STUDIOS, 18 Rue Louvigny, L-1946 Luxembourg-ville