Monday, February 26, 2007

Weekly Announcements: WEEK 9 | Feb 26-Mar 4

Notable News
Congratulations to the choreographers, performers, crew and musicians who collaborated for this year's OSU Drums Downtown!

Princess Grace Foundation
The Princess Grace Foundation - USA announces the availability of its 2007 applications for awards in Dance: Performance and Dance: Choreography. Performance 'Scholarships' provide tuition for professional training at a non-profit school in the U.S. Performance 'Fellowships' provide salary assistance for an company member who joined within the past five years. Choreography Fellowships in the amount of $10,000 support the emerging choreographer to create a new work for a professional dance company. Please visit the Foundation's website at www.pgfusa.org to download the grant applications.

Hip Hop Competition - Judges Needed!
The 1st Annual Midwest Mix Up Dance Competition on April 28,2007 at the Fawcette Center is seeking judges for the dance competition. If your interested in judging the competition please contact the coordinators by calling (216) 544-6383.

Scratch Discs
Over Spring Break we will be clearing off space on the scratch discs in the media lab. If you would like to request permission to keep a project on a scratch disc through the next quarter, please email JulieAnna, facelli.1@osu.edu by the last day of class, March 9. We will be making room for the video editing course next quarter on the first day of Spring Break. Some reminders about using the scratch discs...You must make a folder with your name on it in the scratch disc and put everything that is yours inside that folder (it's getting pretty messy). The scratch discs should be used for department projects only. It is not appropriate to store personal projects on department computers. We are always happy to see that our resources are being used. We do suggest however if you're consistently working on large projects to consider purchasing an external hard drive so you can hold on to your files. See JulieAnna or Shawn if you have any questions.

Critical Difference
Through the generous support of the Coca-Cola Foundation, the Critical Difference for Women Program at The Ohio State University announces two grant competitions for 2007. These grants are administered by the Department of Women’s Studies and the Coca-Cola Critical Difference for Women Research Grants and Awards Committee, made up of 8 faculty from 5 Colleges. Instructions for applying and application forms can be obtained by going to http://womens-studies.osu.edu/ and clicking on “Grants and Awards”, then “Coca-Cola Faculty” or “Coca-Cola Ph.D or advanced graduate students”. All materials must be received no later than April 9.

Help Wanted
Interested in working with children? Working backstage in the beautiful Southern Theatre? Getting a free ticket for a friend for the Lori Bellilove performance project on April 6? Lori is looking for helpers backstage. There will be several children's groups performing in this intergenerational event based on the teachings and concepts of Isadora Duncan. If interested, please contact Susan Petry at petry.37@osu.edu .

Reminder of the week's events
Recent Projects/Work in Progress showing by Peter Richards and Jaclyn Thompson is taking place on Friday, March 2 at 3pm in Sullivant Hall Theatre. If you are unable to attend on Friday, you are welcome to come to the Tech rehearsal on Thursday, March 1 in the theatre from 2:30-5:00.

Jeff Friedman from Rutgers University and founder of the LEGACY oral history project will be visiting on March 1 and March 2. On Thursday, March 1 he will be presenting in the Dance in Academe class at 8:45. All are welcome to attend this session. On Friday he will be doing a presentation involving oral history and embodied research from 2:30-5:00 in Studio 5. All are welcome to attend.

Come out to Happy Hour
MFA Candidates Jeffrey Fouch, Sarah Hixon and Jaclyn Thompson are presenting Happy Hour on March 1-3 at 8pm.

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