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AXIS' Open Company Classes: Contemporary with Kara Davis

Contemporary with Kara Davis AXIS' Open Company Classes
*Fragrance-Free Policy please read below!

Thursday 10:30 am-12 pm- 5/2/19

Cost $12 drop-in or $75 for 8 classes (valid for other Open Company classes) purchase here

Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts
1428 Alice Street, Studio E (Third Floor)
Oakland, CA 94612

This class is designed to increase and enhance the technical and performance abilities of experienced students in the discipline of contemporary dance. Information and exercises for the movement phrases are drawn from a variety of technical and improvisational mechanisms and vocabulary. Through the practice and execution of center floor exercises, traveling patterns and choreographed phrases, the class places emphasis on spatial awareness, proper alignment, increased strength and flexibility, musicality and rhythm. The class focuses on an economical approach to movement by emphasizing the use of the pelvis and spine and addresses the ways one’s inner landscape, mind, and ego affect a movement vocabulary’s overall aesthetic.

Fragrance-Free Policy To help make our events accessible to all people, please use fragrance-free, non-toxic toiletries, cleaning products and other supplies, and avoid scented products whenever possible. Please note that the Malonga Center is a City of Oakland building that includes artist residencies as well as resident companies who may be using cleaning products, scents, or common food allergens within the building. For a fragrance-free guide click here For questions please email