What is Contact Dance (Contact Improvisation / Contact Tango)?

Oxford Contact Dance organises contact improvisation & contact tango in Oxford. You'd be very welcome to join us. We held our first dance session on 13 September 2014 at the Old Fire Station. We'll be organising further events. If you'd like to know of forthcoming contact dance sessions in Oxford then please use the email sign-up below to receive email notfications. We look forward to dancing with you.

These photographs, from our Open Dance Session at the Old Fire Station in Oxford on 13 September, give an answer to this question. [Picture editing Ana Barbour.]

Hands & shoulders: What is contact dance?
Contact: shoulders & hands

Shin contact: What is contact dance?
Contact: shins & feet

Hands contact: What is contact dance?
Contact: hands

Films : Contact Dance (Contact Improvisation / Contact Tango)

Contact Improvisation festival - Poland

Poland Contact Improvisation Festival - Warsaw Flow 2012 - Jam.

Contact Improvisation festival - Germany

Five Ways in-Documentary on Contact Improvisation (Trailer and Request for Support). 'Five Ways In' tells the stories of five people and their journeys through the Freiburg International Contact Improvisation dance festival. It is a collaboratively made documentary, one hour long, that was inspired by many conversations and consultations within the contact improvisation dance community.' Published on 13 Dec 2013.

Contact Improvisation - duet

Contact Improvisation - Moments of practice, with Irene Sposetti & Johan Nilsson.

Contact Tango

Tango meets Contact Improvisation. Dancers: Claus Sprongborg & Camilla Fjeldhaug (Copenhagen, Denmark).