AXIS Dance Company presents a triple bill of world premieres and highlights from their repertoire that showcase the strength, power and infinite possibilities of disability-integrated dance.
Led by Artistic Director Nadia Adame and Managing Director Danae Rees, AXIS is one of the nation’s most acclaimed ensembles of disabled, non-disabled and neurodiverse performers. AXIS was founded in 1987 and creates world-class productions that challenge perceptions and redefine dance and disability. The Bay Area, California-based company has toured over 100 cities in the US, United Kingdom, Europe, Israel and Palestine, United Arab Emirates, and Russia, and has received nine Isadora Duncan Dance Awards. AXIS commissions new work from a host of renowned international choreographers including Marc Brew, Arthur Pita, Robin Dekkers, Asun Noales, and Jennifer Archibald.
In tandem with a robust performance calendar, AXIS provides unparalleled integrated dance education and outreach programs. AXIS builds paths to dance education for disabled and non-disabled people of all ages, experiences, and spectrum of disabilities.
Desiderata by Asun Noales
Piel de Luna by Nadia Adame NATIONAL PREMIERE
Harmony of Souls by Dazaun Soleyn WORLD PREMIERE
RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes, including a 15 minute intermission.
"Like much that is surprising in art … AXIS’s work instructs the viewer in how to appreciate it, and the lesson is delivered with cogent force: Sympathy is irrelevant. Forget what isn’t here, and pay attention to what is." – New York Times
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