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 years of innovation, AXIS is thrilled to announce the appointment of internationally renowned choreographer Marc Brew as its new Artistic Director. Under the Artistic Direction of Judith Smith from 1997-2016, AXIS’ list of collaborators included Bill T. Jones, Stephen Petronio, Yvonne Rainer, Ann Carlson, David Dorfman, Marc Brew, Meredith Monk, Joan Jeanrenaud and Fred Frith. AXIS has toured to over 100 cities in US, Europe, and Russia. The Company has received seven Isadora Duncan Dance Awards and has appeared twice on FOX TV’s So You Think You Can Dance, exposing their innovative and relevant work of physically integrated dance to millions. Through education and outreach programs thousands of children and adults of all ages and abilities are inspired to dance each year.
Heidi Latsky: Heidi Latsky formed Heidi Latsky Dance in 2001. Commissions include ADF, Lincoln Center, and Whitney Museum. Latsky was Head of the movement department at SChool for Film and Television and is on faculty at STEPS. Lectures about integrated dance Include Harvard, Barnard, Chicago Humanities Festival, and APAP|2015. She has a BA in Psychology with honors, is a founding member of Dance/NYC’s Disability and NYC Dance Task Force and was the first filmmaker in Dance for Film on Location at Montclair State University, underwritten by the Mellon Foundation ON DISPLAY has presented globally, including Athens at the Metropolitan Museum’s invitation.