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Arts Center to Host Integrated Dance Education Opportunities by AXIS Dance Company

Axis Dance group photo

The Lawrence Arts Center is proud to welcome AXIS Dance Company, a nationally acclaimed ensemble of disabled and non-disabled performers, to lead two public events on November 11th. In addition to their artistic performance program, AXIS Dance Company builds access to dance education for people of all ages with and without disabilities. The Company has received seven Isadora Duncan Dance Awards and has appeared twice on FOX TV’s So You Think You Can Dance, exposing integrated dance to millions.

Their participation at the Lawrence Arts Center is made possible by a LiveWell Community Wellness Grant from the Douglas County Community Foundation.

 

Community Events:

AXIS Dance Company Community Partners Master Class
November 11, 6:307:30 pm – FREE
Lawrence Arts Center
940 New Hampshire St.
Lawrence, KS 66044

Dancers 9th grade and up will be taught a contemporary dance technique class drawing on AXIS’s teaching principles. Participants will learn material and dance sequences focusing on inclusive language and translation for people with and without disabilities.

Event is free, but registration is required as space is limited!
Register here: https://forms.gle/3yt2YeTng1faPZHZ6
If you require accommodation in order to participate in this class, please contact Hanan Misko at 785.843.2787 or hanan@lawrenceartscenter.org a minimum of one week prior to the class.

 

AXIS Dance Company Artist Talk
November 11, 7:30-8:30 pm – FREE
Lawrence Arts Center
940 New Hampshire St.
Lawrence, KS 66044
AXIS company members will share information on their mission and artistic practice in this engaging public discussion.

No registration required.

 

 

 

 


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