Local dance company, AXIS, has been at the forefront of exploring contemporary dance, integrated dance, and disability culture for the past 30 years. Founded in 1987, AXIS is our nation’s most acclaimed dance ensemble of disabled and non-disabled performers. The Oakland-based group has visited over 100 cities in the USA, Europe and Russia. They have received seven Isadora Duncan Dance Awards and have graced the stage of So You Think You Can Dance. The dance company’s vision is to increase access to dance education for people of all ages and abilities through their integrated dance education, outreach programs, and artistic performance program.
Check out some photos of the AXIS folks as they dance about the Town wearing Oaklandish!