Sensitive Systems, a contact-based workshop
Facilitated by Emily Jones + Hannah Krafcik
Sunday, Mar 1 2020
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
$25-50 sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds Register

In this workshop, we will start by exploring the resiliency and adaptability inherent within our own sensitive systems. Staying tuned into our individual needs, we will begin moving in relation to one another. With attention toward personal agency and communication, we will practice co-creation. 



This offering coalesces in the current of several themes: Emily & Hannah’s embodiment of contact improvisation as a queered and femme form, their collaborative performance practice, and Emily’s ongoing work with the axis syllabus. This workshop is appropriate for folx interested in somatics, movement composition, contact improvisation, and axis syllabus. Reach out with any questions about accessibility. 



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Portland-based dancers Emily Jones (she/her) and Hannah Krafcik (they/she) began collaborating three years ago in Hannah’s living room. Their work emerges from a multiplicity of life practices, including movement improvisation and forms of care labor. Hannah and Emily are continually refining a shared ethics of making/performing/being together in the context of their intersecting and diverging femme identities and histories. Using improvised scores and movement in contact with one another, they create visceral works that are informed by ongoing questions about power dynamics. For more information about their work: and

Photo Credit: Intisar Abioto
Photo Credit: Intisar Abioto