Collective Effervescence: Contact Improv Retreat

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Gather for the first Contact Improvisation Retreat at Dreaming Stone’s new dance space and retreat center in the foothills of western NC with special teaching artist, Brad Stoller.

We will relinquish the small self and unlock healing with theatrical play, authentic movement, and most of all – Contact Improvisation! 

We will explore the unique stories living within our bodies, and expand our capacity to move with the larger stories we collectively inhabit.

Discover new creative tools in intensive workshops led by Brad Stoller, deepen your practice in open jams, and luxuriate in the sonic richness of live music. Enjoy opportunities to dance with and bask in Dreaming Stone’s beautiful land and be nourished by delicious and healthy food!

Please register below, there are limited spots left!

We have a limited number of scholarships and work trade options available. Please reach out to [email protected] if you are interested in applying for either of those.


Sep 22 - 24 2023


There are optional activities on Friday (the 8th) before dinner
6:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Brad Stoller


Brad Stoller

In the early 1980's Brad studied with Mangrove in SF bay area then started teaching CI at Sonoma State University while still a student. He was one of the early CI teachers to introduce CI in Europe in the 80's. Brad has continued to teach and perform CI in universities and at Jams and workshops in the U.S and Europe and even Keyna. In a desire to understand the form better he studied Aikido earning a black belt. He is a certified Alexander Technique teacher and Feldenkrais practitioner. As an associate professor of theatre in Charlottesville he has helped create the VFH funded "Flying in Place" series of physical theatre performances using writings from incarcerated individuals.

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  1. Rebecca 11 months ago

    Please keep me informed of future events. I am interested and live in Durham. Thanks!

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