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AXIS Dance Company

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AXIS Dance Company's Mission is to create and perform contemporary dance that is developed through the collaboration of dancers with and without disabilities; to teach dance and educate about collaboration and disability through community education and outreach programs and to promote and support physically integrated dance locally, nationally and internationally. AXIS Dance Company, one of the world’s most acclaimed and innovative ensembles of performers with and without disabilities, has paved the way for a powerful contemporary dance form - physically integrated dance. AXIS is a repertory Company that collaborates with contemporary choreographers and has performed in over sixty cities nationwide, as well as in Europe and Siberia.

AXIS is also known for its unparalleled education/outreach program Dance Access and its youth component Dance Access/KIDS! that offers a kaleidoscope of events for adults and youth of all abilities locally and on tour.

Physically  Integrated Dance Summer Intensive: July 31 - August 6, 2011
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (daily)
1428 Alice St., Ste. 200
Oakland, CA 94612

$500 tuition; limited AXIS scholarships available (does not include  room, board and travel)

Dancers, choreographers and teachers with and without disabilities from  the US and abroad are invited to attend AXIS' annual Summer Intensive  located within a thriving dance and disability hub. This week-long  creative laboratory is guaranteed to push your limits and break new  ground as you experiment, collaborate, and create. Attendees will articipate in a creative exchange alongside AXIS' talented dancers as  all share their knowledge and experience.

Come see and be seen as AXIS searches for strong, athletic dancers/movers to join our dynamic company in this rewarding and  exciting career that is changing the face of dance and disability  forever.

Application Deadline May 3rd. Contact Christy at 510-625-0110 or

"The Summer Intensive was like a quadruple espresso for my creative  force. Dancing with, talking to and watching so many artists who are so  diverse really jump started my brain and my body." - 2010 Summer Participant



Contact: Mollie McFarland
1428 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612
Telephone: 510-625-0110

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