Dance.  Listen.  Improvise.

Each VIDAM event features at least one veteran improvisational musician to collaborate with dancers - filling the space with inspiration for movement, composition, and focus.

Musician and dancers collaborate in filling the space with inspiration for movement, expression, surprise and delight.

Our aim is to create an open space where ALL ARE WELCOME to be a part of the evening - on any level that feels comfortable.

$10-15 Sliding Scale

Valley Improvisational Dance And Music

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@Fitzwillies Bld. 4th Floor Studio

1st & 3rd Mondays 8:00pm

($15-10)    $5 w/Student ID

November 3



Mike Vargas

began playing music in 1959.  His curiosity and love of collaboration have led him through many contexts and cultures, from cocktail lounges in Indonesia to New York’s Lower East Side, from cancer wards to the Kennedy Center, from New Music America to Playback Theater. He started specializing in music for dance in 1978 and continues to collaborate regularly with bodies moving in space. He works as a freelance composer across the USA and internationally, performing, teaching, recording, and improvising.  For the last twelve years, he has been teaching and performing with Nancy Stark Smith.  He teaches on the faculty of the Smith College dance department.  He has released 9 CDs.