AXIS' Open Company Classes: Contemporary with Amy Foley
Mar
11
to May 6

AXIS' Open Company Classes: Contemporary with Amy Foley

*Fragrance-Free Policy please read below!
Monday 10:30am-12pm 3/11/19 & Thursday 10:30am-12pm 5/9/19

Cost $12 drop-in or $75 for 8 classes purchase here

Location
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street, Studio E (Third Floor)
Oakland, CA 94612

In Amy Foley's dynamic class, students progress from center work focused on alignment and warming the body to moving through space with precision and volume. Special emphasis is put on nuance, movement musicality and quick vs. suspended kinetic qualities. Amy attempts to give her students the tools with which to challenge themselves in order to dance with efficiency, power and joy.

Originally from Alaska, Amy Foley is a long-time, active member of the San Francisco Bay Area dance community, having danced with Robert Moses' Kin for over a decade, and as a member of ODC/Dance, Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, Project Agora, Mary Carbonara Dances, Shift Physical Theater, Project B., RAWdance, KAMBARA+DANCERS, and with choreographer Nol Simonse. Foley teaches nationally and on faculty at ODC Dance,  Alonzo King’s LINES Dance Center and Ruth Asawa School of the Arts High School. Through Bellwether Dance Project, she collaborates with dancers and artists to delve into the ways individuals, particularly those identifying as women and girls, make meaning. Foley is the co-creator of SEAM (Support and Elevate Artist Mothers), a concert and programming in support of women’s leadership in the dance field. She was a 2017 Lead Artist in the Resident Artist Workshop (RAW) at SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts and a 2018 recipient of Margaret Jenkins Dance Company’s CHIME mentorship award. Foley has created works for Robert Moses’ KIN, the LINES Ballet Summer Program, the ODC Dance Jam, and more. Bellwether Dance Project has performed in Push/fest, The Concept Series, DROVE V, SPF10, WestWave, at Grace Cathedral (San Francisco Movement Arts Festival), the SEAM concert, and at the Hosfelt Gallery with visual artist Julie Chang. Bellwether Dance Project looks forward to their inaugural home season April 4-6 at ODC Theater.  

Fragrance-Free Policy To help make our events accessible to all people, please use fragrance-free, non-toxic toiletries, cleaning products and other supplies, and avoid scented products whenever possible. Please note that the Malonga Center is a City of Oakland building that includes artist residencies as well as resident companies who may be using cleaning products, scents, or common food allergens within the building. For a fragrance-free guide click here For questions please email info@axisdance.org

Photo by Cola Gaeta

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AXIS' Open Company Classes: AXIS FIT! with Sebastian Grubb
Apr
10
10:30 AM10:30

AXIS' Open Company Classes: AXIS FIT! with Sebastian Grubb

Wednesdays 10:30am-12pm- 4/10/19, 4/17/19, 4/24/19, 5/1/19, 5/8/19
*Please read our Fragrance-Free Policy Below
Cost $12 drop-in or $75 for 8 classes (valid for other Open Company classes) purchase above

Location
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street, Studio E (Third Floor)
Oakland, CA 94612

AXIS FIT! This class will focus on functional movement training to improve strength, balance, posture and endurance, with applications for dance, sport, and daily life. A previous AXIS company member, Sebastian brings a training technique for a variety of bodies and backgrounds, including bodyweight-based and partnered exercise for an equipment-free, accessible group workout.

Sebastian Grubb is an award-winning fitness trainer and dance artist in San Francisco. He has performed contemporary dance since 2007, touring throughout the Bay Area, across the U.S. and abroad, while also choreographing and teaching multiple dance forms. His parallel career in fitness coaching began in 2006 and he now runs Sebastian’s Functional Fitness, an outdoor movement training program. In 2011 he became certified to teach the Axis Syllabus, a healthy movement specialization based on biomechanics and anatomy. He holds multiple trainer and health coach certifications and in 2014 was crowned the Champion of the “Battle of the Best Trainers”. From 2009-20015 he worked with AXIS Dance Co as a principal dancer, teaching artist, and choreographer. Learn more at www.sebastian.fit and www.bodywagging.dance

Fragrance-Free Policy To help make our events accessible to all people, please use fragrance-free, non-toxic toiletries, cleaning products and other supplies, and avoid scented products whenever possible. Please note that the Malonga Center is a City of Oakland building that includes artist residencies as well as resident companies who may be using cleaning products, scents, or common food allergens within the building. For a fragrance-free guide click here For questions please email info@axisdance.org

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AXIS at Dancing in the Park SF
Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

AXIS at Dancing in the Park SF

See AXIS Dance Company at the 10th Annual Dancing in the Park SF, presented by Mark Foehringer Dance Project|SF. This annual, afternoon-long, free, outdoor event will feature 30 dance groups or dance artists including professional dance companies, pre-professional programs and community groups from around the Bay Area. More information here

Photo by David DeSilva

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Bay Area Dance Week: AXIS Dance Company Open Rehearsal
May
1
4:00 PM16:00

Bay Area Dance Week: AXIS Dance Company Open Rehearsal

Join AXIS during Bay Area Dance Week for our Open Company Rehearsal with excerpts of our latest works. This event is FREE but participants must rsvp to info@axisdance.org

ACCESS NOTES

GENERAL NOTES
The Malonga Center has all-gender and wheelchair accessible restrooms.

MOBILITY ACCESS
All events at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts are accessible to those using mobility devices. Front entrance and second floor restroom doors have power operated doors with push and kick plates. Two elevators are available as well as a ramp from the elevators into our third floor studios.

ASL ACCESS
While AXIS provides ASL interpretation for select performances and education events, we do not regularly have ASL interpreters available for our in-studio classes. When possible we will work to provide ASL interpretation when requested.

FRAGRANCE AND MULTIPLE CHEMICAL SENSITIVITIES
Although we cannot guarantee a completely scent free space, our goal is to make our events as fragrance-free as possible for the health and safety of performers, audience, staff, and volunteers with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS). We request that all people please NOT wear fragrance or scented products when attending AXIS Dance Company events. However we cannot control the use of cleaning products, scents, or common food allergens within the building.

* Bathroom products at the Malonga will be fragrance-free

DANCING TOWARDS FULL ACCESS FOR ALL BODIES
Do you know ways we can make our events more accessible? Are there accommodations you need to attend that we are not providing? We'd love to hear from you and will do our best to accommodate you. For access requests or questions please email us at info@axisdance.org or call (510) 625-0110

Photo by Misako Akimoto

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AXIS' Summer Intensive & Teacher Training
Jul
29
to Aug 7

AXIS' Summer Intensive & Teacher Training

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  • Google Calendar ICS

APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 8, 2019 11:59 PST APPLY HERE

July 29th- August 7th, 2019, 10am-5pm | Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, 1428 Alice St. Suite 200, Oakland, CA 94612

Now in its 14th year, AXIS Dance Company's annual summer intensive draws disabled and non-disabled dancers from around the world to engage, share and learn from one another in AXIS' home studios in Oakland, California. Over ten days, students will learn new skills in three different modules derived from the company’s working ethos and repertoire that will enhance and develop their own practice in improvisation, choreography and performance, and dance education. Our specialized 3-day teacher training provides professional dance teachers and experienced artists the chance to enhance their skills and working methods in inclusive dance and translation for dancers with physical disabilities. Modules will be taught by AXIS Company Dancers and led by internationally renowned choreographer and AXIS Dance Company's Artistic Director Marc Brew.

Summer Intensive Modules

The following 3 modules will be explored throughout the week and dance artists can register for 1, 2 or all 3 modules (discounts available for enrolling in multiple modules):

Module 1: Improvisation and Site Specific Work | July 29- July 31, 2019 10am-5pm

Artistic Director Marc Brew and AXIS Dancers will lead students daily through improvisation scores and structured improvisation to develop partnering and listening skills in a trusting and safe environment. Students will respond to different sites and locations as well as each other, learning how we can effect time and space through the choices we make as performers and the influences around us. 

Module 2: Choreography and Performance | August 1-3, 2019 10am-5pm

Each day, Choreography and Performance students will begin with a technique class learning material and dance sequences to develop technique, memory, coordination and movement qualities and dynamics. Students will use these skills to develop their own choreographic interests, investigate their own practice, and gain insight into the tasks and skills used to devise the work in the company’s current repertoire. The works created will be rehearsed and developed with a performance opportunity to present the work as part of a sharing for peers and friends of the AXIS Dance Company community. 

Module 3: Teacher Training for Dancers, Professionals & Educators | August 5-7, 2019 10am-5pm

Our teacher-training course is designed for teachers of dance and experienced artists interested in developing their teaching skills in leading integrated dance in an inclusive and supportive environment.  Drawing on AXIS Dance Company’s creative practice, expertise and methodology in teaching integrated dance, students will explore the following areas:

  • Open door policy - Removing any physical and emotional barriers that prevent people with disabilities from attending class

  • Universal language and communication

  • Exploring a variety of dance techniques, disciplines and approaches to teaching dance

  • Stripping away the myths of integrated dance for a realistic approach to teaching inclusivity

  • To challenge and be challenged - a mutual dialogue of respect between teacher and student

  • Body specificity - Working with different bodies to ensure all are challenged and learning

  • Develop useful tools and skills to put into practice

  • Ensuring best practice in integrated dance

  • Build teachers’ confidence and set up a teachers’ network for future support

  • Q&A time for discussion and feedback

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InCommunity Movement Class
Mar
18
6:00 PM18:00

InCommunity Movement Class

Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Studio E (3rd floor)

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A fresh spin on our monthly dance jams, join AXIS Dancers Lani Dickinson and AJ Guevara for an evening of beginner-friendly improvisation. We encourage participants to arrive 10-15 minutes early to sign-in. The beginning of the evening will be used to go over access needs, touch preferences, and build trust amongst one another before flowing into less structured improvisation. *Please read our fragrance-free policy below

$12 per class; cash, card, and check accepted at the door, or register online below. No one turned away for lack of funds. Our InCommunity events are geared towards movers of all levels, experience and ability. This is a great way to connect and enjoy moving with the extended AXIS community in our accessible studio.

Please note, physical contact during improvisation is optional for participants--we will provide stickers for you to indicate whether you consent to contact, want to be asked before contact, or do not consent/want to be asked for physical contact.

Wear comfortable clothing, yoga wear, sweats and comfy dance gear that you can move in. Folks typically go barefoot, however, wear tennis shoes or dance shoes if you need them. Bring your water bottle.

--------ACCESS NOTES-------

GENERAL NOTES

The Malonga Center has all-gender and wheelchair accessible restrooms.

MOBILITY ACCESS

All events at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts are accessible to those using mobility devices. Front entrance and second-floor restroom doors have power-operated doors with push and kick plates. Two elevators are available as well as a ramp from the elevators into our third-floor studios.

ASL ACCESS

While AXIS provides ASL interpretation for select performances and education events, we do not regularly have ASL interpreters available for our in-studio classes. When possible we will work to provide ASL interpretation when requested.

FRAGRANCE AND MULTIPLE CHEMICAL SENSITIVITIES

Although we cannot guarantee a completely scent-free space, our goal is to make our events as fragrance-free as possible for the health and safety of performers, audience, staff, and volunteers with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS). We request that all people please NOT wear fragrance or scented products when attending AXIS Dance Company events. However, we cannot control the use of cleaning products, scents, or common food allergens within the building. *Bathroom products at the Malonga will be fragrance-free

DANCING TOWARDS FULL ACCESS FOR ALL BODIES

Do you know ways we can make our events more accessible? Are there accommodations you need to attend that we are not providing? We'd love to hear from you and will do our best to accommodate you. For access requests or questions please email us at info@axisdance.org or call (510) 625-0110

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AXIS' Open Company Classes: Cunningham with Sonya Delwaide
Feb
19
to Mar 5

AXIS' Open Company Classes: Cunningham with Sonya Delwaide

*Fragrance-Free Policy please read below!
Tuesdays 10:30am-12pm- 2/19/19/ 2/26/19, 3/5/19

Cost $12 drop-in or $75 for 8 classes (valid for other Open Company classes) purchase here

Location
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street, Studio E (Third Floor)
Oakland, CA 94612

Sonya Delwaide, a native from Quebec, is a choreographer, teacher and performer whose reputation has flourished within the United States and Canada for more than three decades. She has created more than 80 pieces on companies such as Ballet Austin, Diablo Ballet, Oakland Ballet, Ottawa Ballet, L’Ecole Supérieure des Grands Ballets Canadiens, Hubbard Street 2, AXIS Dance Company, Berkeley Ballet Theater and Compagnie de Danse L’Astragale, for whom she was the artistic director from 1992 to 1999. Ms. Delwaide has received awards from the Canada Council, the Quebec and Ontario Arts’ Councils, the Zellerbach Family Fund, the Gerbode Foundation and the Irvine Foundation. She has been profiled in San Francisco Magazine, received two Isadora Duncan Awards and a Bay Area Goldie Award. She was named in the 2001 Top 10 list from the San Francisco Chronicle and in the Dance Magazine’s Top 25 people to watch in 2002, and was given a Sarlo Award for Excellence in Teaching. Ms. Delwaide was a winner in the 2006 New American Choreographic Talent organized by Ballet Austin and the 2000 winner of Hubbard Street 2 National Choreographic Competition. Her work expands from television and film to various theater companies throughout Canada and the US.  She is currently Professor of Dance at Mills College in Oakland, California.

Fragrance-Free Policy To help make our events accessible to all people, please use fragrance-free, non-toxic toiletries, cleaning products and other supplies, and avoid scented products whenever possible. Please note that the Malonga Center is a City of Oakland building that includes artist residencies as well as resident companies who may be using cleaning products, scents, or common food allergens within the building. For a fragrance-free guide click here For questions please email info@axisdance.org


 

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AXIS' Open Company Classes: Yoga for Every Body with JoAnn Lyons
Feb
14
to Mar 21

AXIS' Open Company Classes: Yoga for Every Body with JoAnn Lyons

*Fragrance-Free Policy please read below!

Thursdays 10:30am-12pm- 2/14/19, 2/21/19, 3/21/19

Cost $12 drop-in or $75 for 8 classes (valid for other Open Company classes) purchase here

Location
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street, Studio E (Third Floor)
Oakland, CA 94612

Yoga Classes for Every Body. Yoga and Dance are a perfect combination. You'll find a yoga practice helps your body and mind work better together by using the breath and movement, creating balance and a sense of calmness. And, besides, it can be fun and challenging to find your own way into and out of each pose.

JoAnn Lyons has been sharing her love of yoga in classes for people with disabilities and chronic conditions in the Bay Area for over 20 years. Her teaching is grounded in her observation and knowledge of the body and intuitive awareness of both the needs and potential of her students.

Fragrance-Free Policy To help make our events accessible to all people, please use fragrance-free, non-toxic toiletries, cleaning products and other supplies, and avoid scented products whenever possible. Please note that the Malonga Center is a City of Oakland building that includes artist residencies as well as resident companies who may be using cleaning products, scents, or common food allergens within the building. For a fragrance-free guide click here For questions please email info@axisdance.org


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AXIS' Open Company Classes: Ballet with Robert Dekkers
Feb
13
to Feb 20

AXIS' Open Company Classes: Ballet with Robert Dekkers

*Fragrance-Free Policy please read below!
Wednesdays 10:30am-12pm- 2/13/19, 2/20/19

Cost $12 drop-in or $75 for 8 classes purchase here

Location
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street, Studio E (Third Floor)
Oakland, CA 94612

Robert Dekkers' Ballet Class is based on a traditional technique class, but focuses on translations of the form that support technical and artistic growth for every body. From the barre work to the center, Robert creates a positive, safe space for everyone to explore a contemporary approach to classical ballet. The class is geared toward dancers with a foundational understanding of classical ballet technique, but is open to all and accessible to those with little or no ballet experience.

Robert Dekkers is founder and Artistic Director of Post:Ballet. Collaborating with eclectic artists to present performances that are “anything but risk averse” (SF Chronicle), Robert has created new works for Post: together with artists in film, visual art, animation, architecture, sculpture, fashion design, and new music. Robert has received commissions from Kansas City Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Grand Rapids Ballet, Smuin Ballet, sjDANCEco, Stanford University, San Jose State University, Southern Methodist University, University of Richmond, and Quixotic Cirque Noveau. Robert was resident choreographer with Novaballet from 2008-2009 and resident choreographer with Diablo Ballet from 2014-2018. Robert’s choreography for Post:Ballet has been featured at Jacob’s Pillow’s Inside/Out Festival, the SF International Arts Festival, and Seattle’s Against the Grain Festival. Post: was named “Best New Dance” of San Francisco by 7×7 Magazine and has been nominated for three Isadora Duncan AwardsFor more information visit: www.postballet.org

Fragrance-Free Policy To help make our events accessible to all people, please use fragrance-free, non-toxic toiletries, cleaning products and other supplies, and avoid scented products whenever possible. Please note that the Malonga Center is a City of Oakland building that includes artist residencies as well as resident companies who may be using cleaning products, scents, or common food allergens within the building. For a fragrance-free guide click here For questions please email info@axisdance.org

Photo by Noah Berger

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AXIS' Family Matinee
Feb
9
2:00 PM14:00

AXIS' Family Matinee

New to Dance Access Day this year, an annual field-trip destination for students in downtown Oakland, AXIS will be offering a family matinee on Saturday, February 9th. This revamped youth performance will incorporate increased accessibility components and the ever-popular interactive component of AXIS' youth programming. Audiences will leave empowered with the message that difference is what makes us powerful. 

The following accessibility services will be provided:

  • ASL interpretation

  • Audio Description

  • Pre-Show Touch Tour (1 pm -1:30 pm): Designed for people with visual impairments or who are blind and others interested in an inside experience, this tour provides participants with an intimate and up close tactile experience to feel and engage with the space, artists, props, costumes and set up of the stage. Participants will learn more about the works and the movement language that will inform and enlighten their performance experience with an opportunity to answer any questions.

TICKETS purchase
$15 Youth (under 18)
$20 Adult Low-Income
$25 Adult

LOCATION
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice St, Suite 200
Oakland, CA ,94612

EVENT PARKING $2
Frank Mar Lot
1200 Harrison Street
Oakland, CA 94612

The Malonga Casquelourd Center is located in Downtown Oakland, closest to the 12th St Bart Station. For directions and parking, click here


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Dance Access Day 2019
Feb
7
to Feb 8

Dance Access Day 2019

PERFORMANCE OPTIONS register now
This year, select from four different performances:
Thursday, February 7th, 9:30am & 11:30am
Friday, February 8th, 9:30am & 11:30am (Fri 11:30am show is FULL)

ASL interpretation will be provided at every show.
Audio Description will be provided Thursday, Feb. 7th  at 11:30 am & Friday, Feb 8th at 9:30 am as well as the Family Matinee Sat, Feb. 9th at 2 pm.    

VOLUNTEER for Dance Access Day!

NEW THIS YEAR tickets & more info
Check out our Family Matinee Saturday, February 9th

LOCATION

This year, we will be returning to:

Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice St, Suite 200
Oakland, CA ,94612

The Malonga Casquelourd Center is located in Downtown Oakland, closest to the 12th St Bart Station. For directions and parking, click here


Dance Access Day - A Day of Dance, Disability Education, Performance, and Fun - is AXIS Dance Company’s unique event for schools and children of all ages!  AXIS dancers will perform innovative choreography that demonstrates how people with and without disabilities work together.  The show includes active participation so audience members should come prepared to dance and have a good time! 

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AXIS' Open Company Classes: Contemporary with Kara Davis
Jan
8
to Jan 31

AXIS' Open Company Classes: Contemporary with Kara Davis

Contemporary with Kara Davis AXIS' Open Company Classes
*Fragrance-Free Policy please read below!

Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30 am-12 pm- 1/8/19, 1/10/19, 1/15/19, 1/22/19, 1/24/19, 1/29/19, 1/31/19

Cost $12 drop-in or $75 for 8 classes (valid for other Open Company classes- Improvisation with Sonsheree & Ballet with Marc Brew) purchase here

Location
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street, Studio E (Third Floor)
Oakland, CA 94612

This class is designed to increase and enhance the technical and performance abilities of experienced students in the discipline of contemporary dance. Information and exercises for the movement phrases are drawn from a variety of technical and improvisational mechanisms and vocabulary. Through the practice and execution of center floor exercises, traveling patterns and choreographed phrases, the class places emphasis on spatial awareness, proper alignment, increased strength and flexibility, musicality and rhythm. The class focuses on an economical approach to movement by emphasizing the use of the pelvis and spine and addresses the ways one’s inner landscape, mind, and ego affect a movement vocabulary’s overall aesthetic.

Fragrance-Free Policy To help make our events accessible to all people, please use fragrance-free, non-toxic toiletries, cleaning products and other supplies, and avoid scented products whenever possible. Please note that the Malonga Center is a City of Oakland building that includes artist residencies as well as resident companies who may be using cleaning products, scents, or common food allergens within the building. For a fragrance-free guide click here For questions please email info@axisdance.org

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AXIS' Open Company Classes: Improvisation with Sonsheree Giles
Jan
7
to Jan 30

AXIS' Open Company Classes: Improvisation with Sonsheree Giles

Improvisation with Sonsheree Giles AXIS' Open Company Classes
*Fragrance-Free Policy please read below!

Mondays & Wednesdays 10:30 am-12 pm- 1/7/19, 1/9/19, 1/14/19, 1/16/19 and Tuesday 10:30 am -12pm 2/5/19

Cost $12 drop-in or $75 for 8 classes (valid for other Open Company classes- Contemporary with Kara Davis & Ballet with Marc Brew) purchase here

Location
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street, Studio E (Third Floor)
Oakland, CA 94612

Following Flow- how does one thing lead to another? How do we interrupt it? What are our habits and how do we embrace or change them? Through a range of tasks, scores, and various movement forms, Sonsheree will find ways to challenge, build and create new pathways of moving both as a solo body and as an ensemble.

Sonsheree is a dancer, teacher, choreographer and costume designer. Her art is informed by a history of durational practice with dance, yoga and running. She creates dances based on everyday life observed from animals, art history and landscapes. From 2005-2015, she was a performing, teaching artist and associate artistic director with AXIS Dance Company. Currently, she is creating her own work as a performance artist and can be seen performing for various companies in the Bay Area. She is thrilled to return to AXIS as a teacher and assistant to Artistic Director, Marc Brew.

Fragrance-Free Policy To help make our events accessible to all people, please use fragrance-free, non-toxic toiletries, cleaning products and other supplies, and avoid scented products whenever possible. Please note that the Malonga Center is a City of Oakland building that includes artist residencies as well as resident companies who may be using cleaning products, scents, or common food allergens within the building. For a fragrance-free guide click here For questions please email info@axisdance.org

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AXIS' #GivingTuesday with Corepower Yoga
Nov
27
5:45 PM17:45

AXIS' #GivingTuesday with Corepower Yoga

Join us for #GivingTuesday this November 27, 2018, at Corepower Yoga Berkeley West for an inclusive yoga class. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. 100% of your class donation will support AXIS' #GivingTuesday fundraising efforts. Hope to see you there!

DETAILS

Class starts promptly at 5:45 pm, please arrive at least 20 minutes before class for registration. Space is limited.

Open to the public with a $30 suggested donation

Location: 811 University Ave, Suite 202, Berkeley, CA

RSVP attendance and accessibility needs to dana.capps@corepoweryoga.com

Call (510) 625-0110 for questions Erika Evearitt, Development Manager

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Death Become Life: Banish Darkness
Nov
16
to Nov 17

Death Become Life: Banish Darkness

Immersive THEATER + Orchestral HIP-HOP + Inspired DANCE:
A future vision by Crowded Fire Theater, AXIS Dance Company, Star Finch, and Ensemble Mik Nawooj. Presenting Sponsor: Bayview Opera House.

November 16, 2018 8 pm
November 17, 2018
3 pm & 8 pm

Bayview Opera House Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre
4705 3rd Street, San Francisco
Ticket $25 purchase tickets

Volunteer to Usher

A woman asks of the world, “Nothing feels real anymore…what could you possibly still believe in?” Featuring internationally-renowned, revolutionary Bay Area musicians, dancers, and theater artists, this immersive, experiential journey will drop you into an eerily familiar and surreal day in this woman’s life. Come witness the ever-present questions in your mind come to life, dance to exhaustion, and find breath in this enveloping expression of our humanity.

This multi-disciplinary vision unites JooWan Kim, a pianist/composer who integrates classical compositional techniques with hip hop for his orchestral Ensemble Mik Nawooj; Crowded Fire Theater Company, which has 20 years experience developing innovative new plays that break traditional boundaries; and AXIS Dance Company, an ensemble that is changing the face of dance and disability.

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AXIS Jackonsville Teacher Training in Physically Integrated Dance
Sep
21
to Sep 23

AXIS Jackonsville Teacher Training in Physically Integrated Dance

September 21-23, 2018
10 am - 4 pm daily

Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd. N.

Valued at $350.00
*Costs graciously covered by presenters*

register

This teacher training course is designed for teachers of dance, experienced artists and therapists interested in developing their teaching skills in leading integrated dance in an inclusive and supportive environment. The $350 entry cost is generously being covered by the presenters of the event: Brooks Rehabilitation, Jacksonville University & North Florida School of Special Education.


 

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AXIS Performs at Hillsborough Community College
Sep
14
to Sep 15

AXIS Performs at Hillsborough Community College

September 14-15 7:30pm performances
purchase tickets

Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus, Mainstage Theatre
1411 E 11th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

Hillsborough Community College Visual and Performing Arts present AXIS Dance Company! AXIS' Radical Impact Tour will shatter your assumptions and move you to your core with its bold offerings, extending a complexity that reflects lived experiences of a diverse group of artists. 

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AXIS' Summer Intensive Choreography & Performance Showcase
Aug
11
3:00 PM15:00

AXIS' Summer Intensive Choreography & Performance Showcase

AXIS Company Dancers and students from our Summer Intensive 'Choreography & Performance' Module showcase their talents in this performance at the Malonga Center for the Arts. This event is the culmination of three days of hard work from our Summer Intensive students, who developed their own choreographic interests and investigated their own practice through the guidance of AXIS' Artistic Director & Company Dancers.

*$10 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds

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AXIS' Summer Intensive Site-Specific Performance
Aug
8
3:00 PM15:00

AXIS' Summer Intensive Site-Specific Performance

AXIS Company Dancers and students from our Summer Intensive 'Improvisation & Site Specific' Module showcase their talents in this performance in Downtown Oakland (exact site to be announced!). This event is the culmination of three days of hard work from our Summer Intensive students, who examined both sites and locations as well as each other, learning how we can effect time and space through the choices we make as performers and the influences around us.

Location: We will be meeting at 3pm in front of Lake Chalet and then moving together to different sites along the lake. Please share your access needs/concerns with us at info@axisdance.org, we want to make this event accessible to you!

*$10 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds

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AXIS August Dance Jam
Aug
6
6:00 PM18:00

AXIS August Dance Jam

Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Studio E (3rd floor)

Join AXIS Dance Company in Studio E at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts for our monthly dance jams!

This month's jam will be led by former AXIS Dancer Juliana Monin with live musical accompaniment by percussionist Joe Rayhbuck.

These jams are open to the public, and create an informal space to which dancers of all types and backgrounds are invited to explore their bodies in a kinesthetic relationship to others.

$12 pay online (click link below), or drop in with cash, check or card.
No one turned away due to lack of funds.

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AXIS Summer Intensive in Oakland, CA
Aug
6
to Aug 15

AXIS Summer Intensive in Oakland, CA

Learn new skills in three different modules derived from the company’s working ethos and repertoire that will enhance and develop your own practice in improvisation, choreography and performance, and dance education. Back by popular demand, our specialized 3-day teacher training provides professional dance teachers and experienced artists the chance to enhance their skills and working methods in inclusive dance and translation for dancers with physical disabilities.

Modules led by Internationally renowned Choreographer and AXIS Dance Company's Artistic Director Marc Brew and taught by AXIS Company Dancers.
Location

Modules
Module 1: Improvisation & Site Specific Work,  Aug. 6-8
Module 2: Choreography & Performance, Aug. 9-11
Module 3: Teacher Training for Dancers, Professionals, & Educators, Aug. 13-15

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AXIS June Dance Jam
Jun
18
6:00 PM18:00

AXIS June Dance Jam

Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Studio E (3rd floor)

Join AXIS Dance Company in Studio E at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts for our monthly dance jams!

These jams are open to the public, and create an informal space to which dancers of all types and backgrounds are invited to explore their bodies in a kinesthetic relationship to others.

$12 pay online (click link below), or drop in with cash, check or card.
No one turned away due to lack of funds.

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Teacher Training in Physically Integrated Dance
Jun
7
3:30 PM15:30

Teacher Training in Physically Integrated Dance

AXIS Dance Company offers this exciting, movement-based workshop geared toward teachers and faculty working with diverse populations, with the goal of introducing inclusive dance practices and sensitivity. The session includes learning and experiencing participatory exercises and activities for use in classrooms as well as discussion about disability, language, and the development of AXIS' extraordinary inclusive community education program.
Led by AXIS Dance Company’s Artistic Director Marc Brew.

Registration Fee: $35
REGISTER HERE

Location Details:
The Colburn School
Grand Building, Dance Studio A
200 S Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

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May
14
6:00 PM18:00

AXIS May Dance Jam

Join AXIS Dance Company in Studio E at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts for our monthly dance jams!

These jams are open to the public, and create an informal space to which dancers of all types and backgrounds are invited to explore their bodies in a kinesthetic relationship to others.

$12 pay online, or drop in with cash, check or card.
No one turned away due to lack of funds.

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Apr
27
5:30 PM17:30

AXIS Dance Company Open Rehearsal

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Join AXIS for a sneak peek of our Radical Impact Tour including works choreographed by Nadia Adame, Amy Seiwert, and our very own Artistic Director Marc Brew. 

Experienced adult dancers are invited to come early for our Open Company Class at 4pm.

Special Instructions for Participants: 
To help make our events accessible to all people, please use fragrance free, non-toxic toiletries, cleaning products and other supplies, and avoid scented products whenever possible.

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Apr
27
4:00 PM16:00

AXIS Dance Company Class led by Marc Brew

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Kick-off Bay Area Dance Week with AXIS' company class geared towards experienced adult dancers! Following our 1.5 hour company class, we invite participants and dancers of all ages and skill levels to attend a sneak peek of our Radical Impact Tour including works choreographed by Nadia Adame, Amy Seiwert, and out very own Artistic Director Marc Brew.

Special Instructions for Participants: 
Wear comfortable clothing, yoga wear, sweats or comfy dance gear that you can move in. Folks typically go barefoot, however wear tennis shoes or dance shoes if you need them. Bring your water bottle. To help make our events accessible to all people, please use fragrance free, non-toxic toiletries, cleaning products and other supplies, and avoid scented products whenever possible.

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Apr
16
6:00 PM18:00

AXIS April Dance Jam

Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Studio E (3rd floor)

Join AXIS Dance Company in Studio E at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts for our monthly dance jams!

These jams are open to the public, and create an informal space to which dancers of all types and backgrounds are invited to explore their bodies in a kinesthetic relationship to others.

$12 pay online (click link below), or drop in with cash, check or card.
No one turned away due to lack of funds.

Learn more

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Mar
12
6:00 PM18:00

AXIS March Dance Jam

Monday, March 12, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Studio E (3rd floor)

Join AXIS Dance Company in Studio E at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts for our monthly dance jams!

These jams are open to the public, and create an informal space to which dancers of all types and backgrounds are invited to explore their bodies in a kinesthetic relationship to others.

$12 pay online (click link below), or drop in with cash, check or card.
No one turned away due to lack of funds.

***AXIS is looking for professional disabled and non-disabled dancers to hire for our Choreo-Lab in June--this is a paid opportunity for dancers. We encourage you to join us at our next Dance Jam March 12 to be considered and get a feel for working with the company. 

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Feb
5
6:00 PM18:00

AXIS February Dance Jam

Monday, February 5, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Studio E (3rd floor)

Join AXIS Dance Company in Studio E at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts for our monthly dance jams!

These jams are open to the public, and create an informal space to which dancers of all types and backgrounds are invited to explore their bodies in a kinesthetic relationship to others.

$12 pay online (click link below), or drop in with cash, check or card.
No one turned away due to lack of funds.

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Jan
22
6:00 PM18:00

AXIS January Dance Jam

Monday, January 22, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Studio E (3rd floor)

Join AXIS Dance Company in Studio E at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts for our monthly dance jams!

Our first jam of the year will be taught by AXIS Artistic Director Marc Brew. These jams are open to the public, and create an informal space to which dancers of all types and backgrounds are invited to explore their bodies in a kinesthetic relationship to others.

$12 pay online (click link below), or drop in with cash, check or card.
No one turned away due to lack of funds.

Learn more

 

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