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Nancy Stark Smith
11 Feb 1952 - 1 May 2020

With sorrow, we bring the news of the passing of our dear editor, colleague, and friend Nancy Stark Smith, whose life was cut short by ovarian cancer on the 1st of May. This is a stunning loss to all who've been touched by and have accompanied Nancy on her unwavering mission to share the wonders and plant the seeds of Contact Improvisation as far and wide as the reach of our imaginations. And so so much more…

You will find writings honoring Nancy's legacy from the founders of CQ's parent company and links to her work here on our site: Honoring Nancy Stark Smith.

CQ has created a Facebook group—Nancy Stark Smith Harvest—a space for all to share thoughts, in words, images, and videos. Look there for memorial and celebration events as well.

Please also see an earlier FB page, called Nancy Stark Smith Remembrances,, most of which have been shared to the Harvest group.

photo © Alfiya Rakhmanova

posted 3 May 2020

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