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"Ever A Dancer": AXIS Dance Company -- Online


Apr 23, 2021    FREE



Ever A Dancer: AXIS Dance Company — Online - Paving the way for physically integrated dance, AXIS Dance Company transforms perceptions of dance and disability. Through performance footage and conversation with artistic director Marc Brew explore how cutting-edge artistry and education outreach makes the world more accessible through the arts. The heart of AXIS is the commissioning, creation, and performance of contemporary dance developed through the collaboration of dancers with and without physical disabilities. This artistic vision to collaborate with high-profile choreographers and innovative dance makers has resulted in artistically stunning and significant dance works. More than any other company in the United States, AXIS has been at the forefront of the field, building a bridge between contemporary dance, integrated dance, and disability culture. About AXIS Dance Company Founded in 1987, AXIS Dance Company is the nation’s most acclaimed ensemble of disabled and non-disabled performers based in Oakland, CA. AXIS creates virtuosic productions that challenge perceptions and redefine dance and disability. AXIS has collaborated with leading contemporary choreographers and composers, including Bill T. Jones, Stephen Petronio, Ybonne Rainer, Ann Carlson, David Dorfman, Meredith Monk, Joan Jeanrenaud and Fred Firth. AXIS has toured to over 100 cities in the USA, Isreal, Europe, and Russia. The Company has received eight Isadora Duncan Dance Awards acknowledging exceptional creative achievements and has appeared twice on FOX TV’s "So You Think You Can Dance", exposing their genre of dance to millions.  More Details

         

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