|AXIS Dance Co. to give special performance at SSU on Sept. 6
Sonoma State University's Associated Students Production and the Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance Department will present a special performance featuring acclaimed AXIS Dance Company at 7:30 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 6 at the Evert B. Person Theatre.
Leave preconceptions at the door.
Members of the world renowned AXIS Dance Company will perform four pieces, including “The Narrowing,” as seen on Fox TV's “So You Think You Can Dance,” choreographed by Sebastian Grubb and works by Victoria Marks, Sonya Delwaide and Amy Seiwert.
Other dance pieces include “Terre Brune,” with an original music score by former Kronos Quartet cellist Joan Jeanreneaud and choreographed by Sonya Delwaide based on a short poem of the same name by French Canadian writer Marie Savard; “The Reflective Surface,” choreographed by Seiwert with original score by Darren Johnston utilizing Seiwert's interpretation of ballet-based vocabulary; and “What If Would You,” a dance that reaches out beyond the stage with choreography by Marks with text by Sibyl O’Malley and original score by Beth Custer.
AXIS also presents a free “inMotion” dance class from noon-2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at PE-1 on the SSU campus. The workshop is free and open to the public.
SSU students, faculty and staff are admitted free, while general admission tickets are $10.
Tickets are available at the SSU box office at (707) 664-4246 or order tickets online at https://tickets.sonoma.edu/Online/default.asp.