photo by David DeSilva
Upcoming Performances in 2017
July 1-2, 2017 - 12pm & 2:30pm
A site-specific journey through an urban garden
Choreographed by renowned site artist Stephan Koplowitz
With an original score by Pamela Z & costumes by Callie Floor
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
760 Howard St., San Francisco, CA 94103
FREE guided promenade performances - RSVP encouraged
AXIS Dance Company, Dancers’ Group and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival are pleased to present Occupy - A site-specific journey through an urban garden, July 1-2, 2017. Occupy is inspired by the history, design and architecture of Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco and the unique movement capabilities of AXIS Dance Company and their extended cast of performers. Featuring twenty disabled and non-disabled performers, Occupy offers both an immersive and expansive experience. All performances are free, but RSVP is encouraged.
Occupy is the first event in a series of programs commemorating AXIS Dance Company’s 30th Anniversary. It also marks AXIS Founder and longtime Artistic Director Judith Smith’s final commission. Smith passes the torch to AXIS’ new Artistic Director Marc Brew after nearly 20 years at the helm, and moves into a multi-faceted advocacy role as Founder & Director. LEARN MORE & RSVP
October 26-29 2017
Onward and Upward - AXIS Celebrates 30 Years
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice St., Oakland, CA 94612
Marc Brew creates the highlight of our 30th Anniversary in his first work as AXIS Artistic Director. This new work for AXIS will be in collaboration with Oakland based JooWan Kim’s Hip Hop Orchestra Ensemble Mik Nawooj. Also on the program is a restaging of Amy Seiwert’s The Reflective Surface featuring original composition by Darren Johnston.