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  • Disability.Dance.Artistry. Performance: AXIS Dance Company 30th Anniversary Season

    November 16, 2017 8:00 pm - November 18, 2017 8:00 pm

    November 16th-18th, 8PM AXIS Dance Company celebrates its 30th anniversary and first New York Season with the premieres of Radical Impact, a commissioned work by newly appointed Artistic Director Marc Brew; The Reflective Surface, a new work by guest choreographer Amy Seiwert; and an excerpt from In Defense of Regret, collectively choreographed by Maurya Kerr, Alex Ketley, and…

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  • AXIS: Choreographic and Performance Intensive

    November 19, 2017 10:00 am - November 21, 2017 4:00 pm

    November 19th-21st, 2017 10AM-4PM Daily Final Showing: November 21st, 2017 2-4PM   Each day will start with a technique class learning material and dance sequences to develop dancers’ technique, memory, coordination, movement qualities and dynamics. These skills will then be used in various improvisations and choreographic explorations to develop dancers own choreographic interests and investigations….

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  • AXIS Dance Company Teacher Training in Physically Integrated Dance: The Fundamentals

    November 18, 2017 12:00 pm - November 18, 2017 3:00 pm

    AXIS Dance Company offers this exciting, movement-based workshop geared toward teachers and faculty working with diverse populations, with the goal of introducing inclusive dance practices and sensitivity. The session includes learning and experiencing participatory exercises and activities for use in classrooms as well as discussion about disability, language, and the development of AXIS’ community education…

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  • Training Opportunities with AXIS Dance Company: Integrated Master Class with Alice Sheppard

    November 17, 2017 10:00 am - November 17, 2017 12:00 pm

    AXIS teams up with Gibney Dance to curate a series of physically integrated master technique classes. About AXIS Dance Company: Changing the face of dance and disability through Artistry, Engagement and Advocacy. Based in Oakland since 1987, AXIS is the nation’s most acclaimed ensemble of performers with and without disabilities. Looking onwards and upwards after…

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  • Training Opportunities with AXIS Dance Company: Integrated Master Class with Heidi Latsky

    November 16, 2017 10:00 am - November 16, 2017 12:00 pm

    AXIS teams up with Gibney Dance to curate a series of physically integrated master technique classes. About AXIS Dance Company: Changing the face of dance and disability through Artistry, Engagement and Advocacy. Based in Oakland since 1987, AXIS is the nation’s most acclaimed ensemble of performers with and without disabilities. Looking onwards and upwards after…

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  • Training Opportunities with AXIS Dance Company: Integrated Master Class with Mark Travis-Rivera

    November 15, 2017 10:00 am - November 15, 2017 12:00 pm

    AXIS teams up with Gibney Dance to curate a series of physically integrated master technique classes. About AXIS Dance Company: Changing the face of dance and disability through Artistry, Engagement and Advocacy. Based in Oakland since 1987, AXIS is the nation’s most acclaimed ensemble of performers with and without disabilities. Looking onwards and upwards after…

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  • Training Opportunities with AXIS Dance Company: Integrated Master Class with Marc Brew

    November 14, 2017 10:00 am - November 14, 2017 12:00 pm

    AXIS teams up with Gibney Dance to curate a series of physically integrated master technique classes. About AXIS Dance Company: Changing the face of dance and disability through Artistry, Engagement and Advocacy. Based in Oakland since 1987, AXIS is the nation’s most acclaimed ensemble of performers with and without disabilities. Looking onwards and upwards after 30…

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  • Connect2culture Symposium: Creative Aging

    November 30, 2017 9:30 am - November 30, 2017 2:30 pm

    This is an opportunity for caregivers, healthcare professionals, family members, and persons interested in creative aging to learn about this dynamic topic, and how dementia-friendly cultural programs fit into the mix. Hear from leaders in the field, and participate in the conversation about the challenges and successes of creating and implementing programming for older adults…

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  • Lydia X. Z. Brown speaks: All the Weight of our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism

    November 17, 2017 4:00 pm - November 17, 2017 6:00 pm

    All the Weight of our Dreams: On Living Racialized Autism 4-6 PM, Friday, November 17, 2017 Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, 20 Cooper Square, 4th floor  Lydia X. Z. Brown (Visiting Lecturer at Tufts University), is a gender/queer and transracially/transnationally adopted east asian autistic activist, writer, and speaker. In collaboration with E. Ashkenazy and Morénike Giwa Onaiwu,…

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  • Concepts of Art and Play Therapy with Children Using Diverse Communication

    December 8, 2017 6:30 pm - December 8, 2017 8:00 pm

    Presenter: Sarah Valeri, MA, ATR-BC, LCAT Sarah Valeri has ten years experience working with children with developmental delays and sensory impairments, as well as with children with histories of severe trauma. This work has inspired a strong respect for the use of more bodily and sensory focused communication. As a current candidate in the IPTAR…

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  • Educator Workshop: Early Stage Dementia

    November 8, 2017 10:30 am - November 8, 2017 12:30 pm

    This presentation will give educators an understanding of early stage dementia, how it manifests in communication and behavior, and how you might capitalize on these abilities programmatically. How is someone in the early stage negotiating their environment? What is the difference between this stage and the more advanced stages of dementia? Presenter: Jed Levine, Executive Vice…

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