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Onward & Upward
Malonga Casquelourd Theater
Oakland, CA
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Onward & Upward
Join AXIS Dance Company for its 2017 Oakland Home Season 'Onward & Upward', running from October 26th-29th at the Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts.

AXIS Dance Company celebrates its 30th anniversary with the premiere of 'Radical Impact', a commissioned work by newly appointed Artistic Director Marc Brew. Created in collaboration with Composer JooWan Kim, Artistic Director of Oakland-based Hip-Hop Orchestra Ensemble Mik Nawooj, Brew's work comes alive with Kim's original score for live string quartet. 'Radical Impact' explores what it means to be human through music and movement, investigating themes around  identity. The work draws on each dancer's unique experiences and how their stories can be told through the medium of dance.

Bay Area choreographer Amy Seiwert pushes AXIS to a new level of rigor with her reworking of  'The Reflective Surface', featuring an original score by Darren Johnston. This work begins with a ballet foundation that is transformed through Seiwerts unique quirkiness, kineticism, and layered partnering.

Finally, the original cast of 'Secret Ponies', choreographed by Stephen Petronio in 2001, returns to perform excerpts from this iconic work. Founder & Director Judith Smith returns to the stage alongside fellow dancers Nadia Adame, Alisa Rasera, Nicole Richter, and Bonnie Lewkowicz.

'Onward & Upward' features Company Dancers James Bowen, Lani Dickinson, Scotty Hardwig, Carina Ho, Yuko Monden, and Dwayne Scheuneman.

Tickets available online or by calling Brown Paper Tickets' Box Office at 1-800-838-3006.

Support 30 more years of innovation. Donate to AXIS today:


Thursday, October 26th, 7:30pm
*LGBTQ Pre-Reception at 6:00pm

Friday, October 27th, 7:30pm w/ASL Interpreter
*Post Show Q & A with Artistic Director Marc Brew

Saturday October 28th, 7:30pm
*Oakland Proud Post-Show Reception tickets presale 9/8/17
open to public 9/22/17

Sunday, October 29th, 3pm

$30 General Admission
$35 At the door
$20 Low-Income Ticket
$50 Performance & Oakland Proud Post-Show Reception (Saturday 10/28 only)

Guests will have the option to specify wheelchair accessible seating and companion seats before checkout. ASL interpretation available Friday, October 27th.

***Please note that your accessibility requests will NOT be printed on your tickets; however, your needs will be noted. If you have any concerns, please contact Company Administrator Breanna Lee at info@axisdance.org or (510) 625-0110.***


Malonga Casquelourd Theater (View)
1428 Alice Street
Oakland, CA 94612
United States


Arts > Dance
Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre
Music > Classical

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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