// Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI) //

21st ANNUAL SFDI / JULY 27 – AUG 3

“SFDI is the leading convening of practitioners in dance improvisation in the United States.”
 John Jasperse, 2013 Faculty

“For two decades SFDI has nurtured improvisation with a powerful combination of creative risk-taking and collective responsibility. This fabulous festival has an incomparable roster of teachers and wonderful inventive workshops.”
 Ann Cooper Albright, 2013 Faculty

“If you love to improvise, Velocity Dance Center in Seattle is the place to be . . . “
— Dance Magazine

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The international Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI) is a world-renowned festival that provides the perfect opportunity to learn and share experiences with some of the most highly regarded artists working in the field of dance today. SFDI is a week of intensives, classes, jams, somatic labs, site-specific workshops, performances and discussions focused on fostering the study and practice of dance improvisation.

solo/group improvisation + contact improvisation + somatics + alexander technique + contemplative dance practice + site-specific dance + composition + performance 

IMG_5086_Driscoll_by Stephen Schreiber

Photo: Faye Driscoll by Stephen Schreiber

INTENSIVES Kirstie Simson / Faye Driscoll / Eric Beauchesne / Michael Schumacher / Tom Koch / Neige Christenson

CLASSES + PERFORMANCES Darrell Jones / Linda Austin / Eric Nordstrom / Haruko Nishimura / Richard Gilman / Roel Hammerschlag / Kirstie Simson / Eric Beauchesne / Faye Driscoll / Michael Schumacher / Tom Koch / Neige Christenson / Tamin Totzke / Rachael Lincoln / Stuart Phillips / Lila Hurwitz / Alia Swersky / Amelia Reeber / Elia Mrak / Tahni Holt / Kate Wallich + more


SFDI intensives fill up! Reserve your spot or register today.

RESERVE YOUR SPOT Call the Velocity Office at 206.325.8773 to reserve your spot in SFDI for $60*. Full payment must be completed by July 27, 2014.

MAXIMUM VELOCITY Register for both Strictly Seattle + SFDI and receive a 15% discount. Full payment must be completed by July 6, 2014.

Learn more about SFDI, read about Intensives + Register >>

The 21th Annual Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation is made possible though the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts, 4Culture, ArtsFund, The Seattle Office of Arts and Culture and The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation.