Eric and Anya MR 1-19-15 -8106 credit DAVID GONSIERI practice, teach, facilitate and perform contact improvisation nationally and internationally – in festivals, community classes/jams, and at universities. I also practice and facilitate Nancy Stark Smith’s Underscore.

Important contact improvisation teachers/influences include Nancy Stark Smith, Sara Shelton Mann, Kirstie Simson, Karen Nelson, Nita Little, Chris Aiken, Carol Swann, Ray Chung, Nicole Bradley Browning, Karen Schaffman, Leslie Seiters, Charlie Morrissey, and Ishmael Houston-Jones.

On Monday nights I regularly teach the contact improvisation class and facilitate the jam at Stage 7 in North Park San Diego, CA:

In 2018 I will be teaching at:
The American Continent Encounter of Dance Improvisation – Merida, Mexico:
wcciJAM – Berkley, CA:
Contact Meets Contemporary – Gottingen, Germany:
Mountain Dance Festival – Missoula, MT:
Lion’s Jaw Dance and Performance Festival – Boston, MA:

Stay tuned for my 2019 festival/workshop teaching schedule!