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AXIS' Open Company Classes: Contemporary with Sarah Keeney

*Fragrance-Free Policy please read below!
Monday 10:30am-12pm 4/8/19

Cost $12 drop-in or $75 for 8 classes purchase here

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

In this class, technical skill is exalted through the resounding joy of being in the body's expressive and artistic state. With release technique as it's springboard, this class will include dancing off center, moving in and out of the floor, and investigating power, articulation and momentum. Improvisation and choreography is accessed and expanded while queries of identity and purpose set us in frame. Find freedom, flight and fun while sweating and smiling to captivating music.

Sarah Keeney is an San Francisco Bay area based teacher, choreographer and performer. Her recent endeavors allowed her to perform on stilts, on the ground and flying from pirate ships in Colombia, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Africa, Finland, Denmark, and around the US.  Sarah has taught at universities, orphanages, studios, schools, and in the street. Locally, she has taught at San Francisco's ODC, Lines Dance Center, Shawl Anderson Dance Center and for Bandaloop.  A great joy for Sarah is to create a space where fierce articulation and somatic awareness intertwine for a fun and empowering class. 

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

Photo by Pak Han