axis syllabus

Form Follows Function


Christine Ruffolo   Form Follows Function was a 6-hour Axis Syllabus themed workshop that combined elements of anatomy, contact improv, and dance.  Spread over two days (Saturday and Sunday, in the perfect hours of 10a – 1p), the general flow of the course began with contact improv, dipped into anatomy, connected and contextualized axis syllabus, […]

Hunting Surprise through Axis Syllabus


Dare Sohei Surprise is a chimera of sensations and emotions. With the head of Desire, wings of Anticipation, and the tail feathers of Excitement, its body attached together precariously, as if by smoke, existing for one perfect moment, before dissolving back into the ether of life. To hunt Surprise is a kind of courtship. Hide […]