Were you unable to attend our April performances? No problem!! We recently asked some AXIS fans who mentioned they were interested in blogging to reflect a bit on their experience with AXIS and the 25th Anniversary Performances in April. Here are some of their thoughts and reflections: “I first heard about AXIS through Education Director, [...]
Meet the collaborators for this weekend’s premiere of what if would you: Victoria Marks returns to AXIS to choreograph this new work inspired by the logic of “if/then” statements. “Creating with AXIS is always an experiment!” Laura Hazlett, costume designer, is very honored to be working with AXIS for the first time, [...]
Allan Ulrich April 7, 2013 ( originally appeared in Datebook, SF Chronicle) How wrong can a writer be? Back in 1987, when AXIS announced its first season, the very idea of a dance company highlighting performers who were partially abled (we used another term in those days) struck me as an example of Bay [...]
Congratulations to Mark Travis Rivera! Mark will be our AXIS’ Immersion Apprentice May – August. This apprenticeship is made possible through funding from the Rosemary Kennedy Internship Initiative a program of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and its affiliate VSA. Mark Travis Rivera is the artistic director of marked dance project, a modern [...]
In 3 weeks AXIS will celebrate it’s 25th Anniversary Performances. One of our world premieres will be “what if would you” choreographed by Victoria Marks with original music by Beth Custer. Here is a short behind-the-scene video with Judith Smith, Victoria Marks & Beth Custer talking about the work. Buy tickets for the show. Find [...]
In the last two months AXIS Dancer Emily Eifler got a chance to work with 4 different choreographers: Victoria Marks, Marc Brew, Amy Seiwert, and Sonya Delwaide. We asked her what that was like. How different/similar are the choreographers approaches in creating work? Amy and Marc are similar. They gave us base phrases and specific [...]
Our rehearsal time with Marc Brew has almost come to an end. It’s been an incredible month with hard work, chocolate covered coffee beans and “flying through the air”. On Thursday January 31st at 4pm we will have an open rehearsal to show – for the first time - ”Full of Words” with the new [...]
We are excited to invite you to join us for an Open Rehearsal of Full of Words with Marc Brew. Marc Brew arrived earlier this month to reset the for three Izzies nominated Full of Words on the new company. On Thursday January 31st at 4pm we will open the studio to give a sneak peek of the work [...]
Next week choreographer Marc Brew will fly in from the UK to reset “Full of Words” on the new company. In preparation of his arrival Joel Brown and Sonsherée Giles are rehearsing the chair duet.
2013! We are back in the studio and this is how we roll. Here a video for you with some footages from our rehearsal with Choreographer Sonya Delwaide and Dancers Juliana Monin & Emily Eifler.