Stress Reset with James Crader

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You feel it. We feel it. And if it's felt it means we're alive and totally normal. Stress is THE word of the moment. Luckily there are simple body-centered practices and tools to help metabolize and move through stress / anxiety / trauma, and I'm happy to share them with you through Stress Reset. 

$5 – $15

the inter-active body with Katie Faulkner

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Grounded in Laban/Bartenieff principles, this movement improvisation class will explore the vitality that comes with holding seemingly opposing physical ideas simultaneously. Paying particular attention to the presumed polarity of inner vs. outer, we will playfully explore how inner sensation, intention, and meaning is supported by and foundational to a dynamic, embodied presence in the world.

$5 – $15

Company Improvisation Class w/ AXIS Dancers

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Come take class with our full company! This improvisation class is designed to re-awaken curiosity with a playful approach to dance, while deepening our listening skills.  This class offer a creative framework in which participants can reconnect with their bodies, explore their imaginations, increase their stamina, and experience the pleasure of movement in a welcoming, accepting environment.

$5 – $15

Company Technique Class w/ AXIS Dancers 

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Join our full company for an exploration into foundations of contemporary dance technique: Release, contraction, extension, use of momentum, and connecting breath with movement.  Also we will all use the idea of translation to creatively explore, connect with our curiosity, and experience joy for movement!

$5 – $15

Community Improvisation Jam

Berkeley Ballet Theater 1370 Tenth St, Berkeley, California, United States
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Join the AXIS dancers in-person for a FREE all-levels improvisational dance jam at the gorgeous Berkeley Ballet Theater studios! In this class, disabled, non-disabled, and neurodiverse participants are invited to respond to the people and environments around them with embodied joy.

Free

2023 Choreo-Lab Fellowship

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The goal of the AXIS Choreo-Lab Fellowship is to develop, refine and advance the artistic skills of disabled choreographers. The Lab offers an inclusive environment where established, disabled artists mentor their peers to challenge boundaries and create perception changing art.

In order to be considered for the Choreo-Lab Fellowship, you must be available for the duration of the Lab, identify as a disabled choreographer, reside in and be legally able to work and receive payment in the United States.

Event Series 2023 Summer Intensive

2023 Summer Intensive

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AXIS Dance Company invites disabled, non-disabled and neurodiverse dancers from around the world to engage, share and learn from one another and the AXIS dancers and staff for our annual Summer Intensive. 

The 2023 Summer Intensive will take place IN-PERSON from July 24th-28th, 2023, in partnership with Cal State University East Bay in Hayward, CA.

New York City Ballet School Programs | Teacher Training

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This September, we are thrilled to partner with the New York City Ballet School Programs to offer an internal Fundamentals of Inclusive Teaching workshop for NYCB School Programs teaching artists and staff. In this program at New York City Ballet, students and educators work to strengthen their own artistic voices and explore how ballet is […]

Master Class & Composition Workshops | Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes & Literatura

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Following AXIS' performances at Festival Internacional Cervantino, we are thrilled to perform and offer both a Composition Class and Integrated Master Class at the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Arte & Literatura, located at the stunning Palacio de Bellas Artes in the historic center of Mexico City.

Master Class & Accessibility Training | Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

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