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About AXIS Dance Company

AXIS is one of the world’s most innovative ensembles of performers with and without disabilities. Here you get a behind-the-scenes look into our world and stay up to date with AXIS. www.axisdance.org

We are moving our blog!

Dear loyal blog readers. We are happy to announce that our blog is now in integral part of our website http://www.axisdance.org Staring today ( 8/21/2012) we will host our blog here. We hope you’ll continue following us and love to … Continue reading

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Dance Icon Remy Charlip

AXIS is saddened to hear of the passing of dance icon Remy Charlip. Remy was an amazing person, choreographer, poet, artist, and writer. We collaborated with him several times, always with wonderful results. He will be missed by many.

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Flashback Fridays: Descending Cords, 1999

Spring 1940 One tree another tree Each standing alone and erect The wind and the air Tell their distance apart But beneath the cover of earth Their roots reach out and at depths that cannot be seen The roots of … Continue reading

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AXIS SI Day 3 of 7

Day 3 of 7 Today we continued working with our trios. All dancers really tried to incorporate relationships to space and others – something we played with during improv class. Here are some snapshots from the trios.

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Day Two – Jumping In

(Day 2 0f 7) Our AXIS website is down ( HELP!) but the Summer Intensive classes are in full swing! Here is a short report from day 2 of 7. The day started with our AXIS technique classes taught by Emily & … Continue reading

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30 dancers, 5 countries, 7 days

AXIS Summer Intensive 2012 Day 1 of 7 30+ people in one room from 5 different countries, new and familiar faces… AXIS’ annual Summer Intensive has started! On this first day we came together to get to know each other to move … Continue reading

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AXIS is thrilled to welcome apprentice Emily Eifler!

Emily Eifler, Dancer, is a dancer and visual artist. Initially a pre-med student before becoming interested in art, she strives to mix artistic and scientific thinking in her work. Originally from Colorado, she now lives and works in San Francisco where … Continue reading

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