AXIS Dance Company's Stanford Live Residency
Stanford Live’s yearlong Live Context: Art + Ideas series on War: Return & Recovery culminated last month with an appearance by Oakland’s innovative AXIS Dance Company. As part of their Bing Concert Hall program on April 23, the ensemble performed to go again, a dramatic work of dance theater by the esteemed San Francisco choreographer Joe Goode. Stanford Live also brought AXIS dancers to work with recreation therapy patients at the Palo Alto Veterans Hospital being treated for traumatic brain injury, vision impairment, and other combat-related conditions. After a fun movement workshop, the veterans were audience for a special performance of to go again and shared their own experiences in a talkback with the company.