Category Archives: From the Artistic Director

An Interview with Judith Smith of Axis Dance Company

The company is in Miami Beach, FL for a week long residency at danceAble presented by Tigertail and the Florida Dance Association. Artburst spoke with Judith Smith, founding member and artistic director, about the company’s work since she took directorship … Continue reading

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AXIS meets Pop Culture!

What do you do when FOX TV’s So You Think You Can Dance calls and asks if your company will make a guest appearance? 1 Hang up-it’s a prank call. 2 Worry about what others will think. 3 Jump up … Continue reading

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A letter to Mayor Kwan

Hello Mayor Kwan, I know you have a very difficult job right now. I want you know the arts in Oakland are important to me and I am asking you to keep arts funding in place.   The arts are one … Continue reading

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