Tag Archives: modern dance

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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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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Company paved way for ‘physically integrated’ dance

(article and video as appeared on ABC 7 Chicago.) November 17, 2011 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — This weekend, a world renowned integrated dance company will be performing at the Auditorium Theatre. It features performers with and without disabilities. Axis Dance Company … Continue reading

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You’ve Got AXIS Dance Company

By Annika Nonhebel, Education Director After our appearance on Fox’s Tv  So You Think You Can Dance in June, Artistic Director Judith Smith received a phone call from AOL . They had seen our performance on SYTYCD and felt that … Continue reading

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A piece of AXIS history: working with Bill T. Jones

While browsing the internet I came across this article about the premiere of Bill t. Jones work for AXIS Dance Company: “Fantasie in C”. The work premiered in 1999 and is an important milestone in the history of AXIS Dance … Continue reading

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Something good is Brewing at AXIS Dance Company

Here is a great article about AXIS 2011 Home Season and the creation of Full of Words…We can’t believe we didn’t come up with the great headline ourselves! To see the article in original form please click here.(AN) By Andrew … Continue reading

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