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AXIS DANCE COMPANY

Application ID

AE-EXP-19-7864

Application Type

Arts Education – Exposure

Approved Grant Amount

Project Description

AXIS is a contemporary dance company of artists with and without disabilities creating virtuosic, inclusive work that challenges misconceptions about dance and disability.

Founded in 1987, AXIS is the nation’s most acclaimed ensemble of disabled and non-disabled performers and is a jewel of Oakland. AXIS has toured to over 100 cities in the USA, Israel, Europe and Russia. The Company has received eight Isadora Duncan Dance Awards and has appeared twice on FOX TV’s So You Think You Can Dance, exposing our genre of dance to millions. Through our three pillars of activity, Artistry, Engagement & Advocacy, AXIS provides unparalleled integrated dance education and outreach programs that engage people with and without disabilities to access dance opportunities of all ages, from recreation to professional training.

Organization Summary

AXIS is a contemporary dance company of artists with and without disabilities creating virtuosic, inclusive work that challenges misconceptions about dance and disability.

Founded in 1987, AXIS is the nation’s most acclaimed ensemble of disabled and non-disabled performers and is a jewel of Oakland. AXIS has toured to over 100 cities in the USA, Israel, Europe and Russia. The Company has received eight Isadora Duncan Dance Awards and has appeared twice on FOX TV’s So You Think You Can Dance, exposing our genre of dance to millions. Through our three pillars of activity, Artistry, Engagement & Advocacy, AXIS provides unparalleled integrated dance education and outreach programs that engage people with and without disabilities to access dance opportunities of all ages, from recreation to professional training.

Organization

AXIS DANCE COMPANY

Address

1428 Alice Street Suite 200

Oakland

Phone

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