Aug

26

Sonsheree’s Summer in Ottawa

Propeller Dance is a physically integrated dance company based in Ottawa, Canada. With a grant received from the American Embassy, they were able to hire an American artist to spend three weeks with Propeller to create a dance that will be toured to various schools and performed for 4th-12th graders. They contacted AXIS and a few other choreographers in […]

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Aug

26

AXIS in Scotland

We are thrilled to announce our participation in Gathered Together, Scotland’s first-ever International Inclusive Dance Festival. August 27-30, 2014, at Tramway in Glasgow, UK! The festival aims to bring people together from across the world to share best practice, knowledge, and to forge new artistic partnerships in the world of inclusive dance.  The performance program will feature artists from […]

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Aug

26

The Surdna Foundation Awards AXIS Dance Company

AXIS Dance Company is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Surdna Foundation for three-years of general operating funds, in the amount of $150,000, to support our artistic and education programming, helping AXIS serve as a catalyst for changing the face of disability and the landscape of dance. “AXIS’ work benefits a […]

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Aug

25

This September make Monday your Danceday at AXIS

We are excited to present two fabulous instructors providing new dance styles and classes at AXIS. Join us this September for a  lunchtime Feldenkrais Method® class by Christine Germain and the Monday Night Series How Did We Get Here an Improvisational Contact Dance Class by Stuart Philips.  Register here for classes Awareness Through Movement Classes for […]

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Jul

30

My Summer with AXIS

Post by the 2014 Summer Intern, Amanda: I almost cannot believe my internship with AXIS Dance Company will be coming to a close tomorrow! The months just flew by! I have learned so much in regards to the company and myself. I will definitely miss daily check-ins, brainstorming with the staff, and the overall atmosphere […]

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Jul

18

NEFA’S National Dance Project Awards AXIS Dance Company

AXIS Dance Company is pleased to announce that it has received  NEFA’S National Dance Project Production Grant in the amount of $43,000 for the creation of a new work. The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded $940,000 in National Dance Project grants to support the creation and touring of new dance works throughout the United States. […]

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Jul

18

AXIS at The Kennedy Center

AXIS Dance Company Celebrates National Dance Day On Saturday, July 26, The Kennedy Center and Dizzy Feet Foundation in conjunction with Eleanor Holmes Norton, present performances in honor of National Dance Day. AXIS will offer a program of physically integrated dance, evolving from collaboration between dancers with and without disabilities in celebration of the 24th […]

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Jul

18

Video Mix Tape: Call for Submissions

We are still accepting submissions for our video mix tape! Since summer is a great time for dancing, we have decided to compile our first ever AXIS community “mix tape”. We’d love for you to participate! Here’s how it goes: 1. Visit our Youtube page 2. Select a movement, gesture, or phrase from Divide by […]

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Jul

18

Announcing: The Benefit Auction Event

2014 Benefit Auction When: Saturday, September 27, 2014, 6PM Where: Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Oakland, CA Join us for an uplifting evening where we’ll savor delicious hors d’oeuvres, sip tasty cocktails, and partake in a silent auction featuring fabulous packages. In addition, guests will enjoy a special performance showcasing AXIS’ work. All proceeds from […]

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Jul

18

2014 Summer Intensive

Summer is in full swing, and here at AXIS we are busy getting ready for our annual Physically Integrated Summer Dance Intensive.  This week-long creative laboratory is guaranteed to push limits. Every year our intensive offers a powerful experience, with people coming together to break new ground as they experiment, collaborate, and create. Attendees participate in […]

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