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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Jun

05

Meet Amanda, AXIS’ Summer Communications/Development Intern!

My first brush with the company was few years ago. I was lucky enough to see their work on So You Think You Can Dance. However, it was not until last summer that I witnessed an incredible outdoor performance at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival. Though, this is my first time interning with a dance […]

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May

01

Questions from the Audience, part 3: Breaking Down Divide

For post number three in our Questions from the Audience Series, we’ll be taking a closer look at guest artistic director and dancer/choreographer Marc Brew’s newest work, Divide (check out the introduction to this series, part one and part two). This piece inspired quite a bit of feedback from our audience members, who called it “intricate and engaging”, “inspiring” and “like no […]

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Apr

28

Questions from the Audience, Part 2: Trio A Pressured #X in Context

Here is post number 2 in our Questions from the Audience series, a collection of posts inspired by questions and comments from our Home Season audiences about Realign the Curve (see the first post of the series here, and the introduction to the series here). Today we’ll be spending a little time putting AXIS’ historic […]

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Apr

24

Questions from the Audience, part 1: Catching up with the AXIS Dancers

Over our Home Season weekend, we collected feedback from many of the nearly 900 community members who showed up to experience the debut performances of Realign the Curve. You all had some really great things to say – so great in fact, it only seemed right to share them. So as promised, here is the […]

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Apr

21

The People Have Spoken

Last weekend, we at AXIS had the great privilege and immense pleasure of sharing our work with more than 800 community members during our 26th annual home season run. Over the course of Realign the Curve’s debut weekend, the seats of the Malonga Casquelourd Theater filled to bursting, with an eclectic mix – everyone from […]

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