Our Mission

Joint Forces Dance Company’s mission is to encourage the evolution of contemporary dance and provide ways for people to connect through dance. This mission is accomplished through the work of DanceAbility International, contact improvisation workshops and events, and performances.

The work of JFDC creates inclusive communities through dance.

“I believe that DanceAbility® goes beyond movement exploration and is, for many people their first opportunity to define themselves in their own terms and see that this dance form, like their lives, has many options and possibilities.”

~Susan Sygall,

Executive Director,

Mobility International U.S.A.



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Welcome

What’s Happening

  • The 2018 Breitenbush Hot Springs Contact Improvisation Jam will be March 15-23, 2018. Please visit our Breitenbush Contact Improv Jam Facebook page for more details or email us at Joint Forces Dance. Please click here to register. The afternoon workshops will be led by Ronja Ver (Bay Area) and Nora Hajos (Portland). Nora will lead some of Steve Paxton’s “Material for the Spine” and/or use that as a departure point. Ronja’s topics will be announced soon.
  • EUGENE NEWS: There are weekly contact improvisation jams every Wednesday, 6:00-8:00pm at 420 W. 12th Ave. (corner of Lawrence) at Xcape Dance Academy. There is a standing offer for instruction for those who request it from 6:00 – 6:45, concurrent with open contact improvisation jamming. And the first Wednesday of every month, there will be a lab or class from 6:00 – 7:00 before open jamming starts. Beginners always welcome. First time free if cost is a barrier to attendance. Please visit the Eugene Contact Improv Facebook Group Page for more details, or email us at Joint Forces Dance.
  • Visit the DanceAbility Calendar for DanceAbility events, bringing people together with and without disabilities.
DanceAbility International
Joint Forces Dance Co.
576 Olive St. Suite 208
Eugene, OR 97401
USA
541.357.4982