AXIS Dance Company

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $225,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/29/2018
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Strategies
Overview
AXIS Dance Company in Oakland is an ensemble of performers with and without physical disabilities, and a pioneer in the field of "integrated dance." The company presents its own work, as well as commissions by outside choreographers and composers, in a home season and international tours. Through its outreach programs, AXIS brings physically integrated dance to those seeking to learn more about dance, disability, and collaboration at schools, community centers, and independent living centers.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.axisdance.org 
Address
1428 Alice Street, Suite 200
Oakland, CA 94612-4068
Grants to this Grantee
for organizational adaptation  

AXIS Dance Company is a dance ensemble of disabled and non-disabled performers, and a pioneer in the field of integrated dance. The company presents concerts of its own work, as well as commissioned works by guest choreographers and composers, in a home season and in tours. Through its outreach programs, AXIS brings physically integrated dance to schools, community centers, and independent living centers for those seeking to learn more about dance, disability, and collaboration. The company serves more than 13,000 people each year with more than 35 performances, in addition to classes, trainings, and presentations. This grant will support AXIS in making organizational adaptations and advance the Performing Arts Program’s Communities strategy.

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