Sunday, February 03, 2008

WEEK FIVE: FEBRUARY 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

SPECIAL EVENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
NATURE THEATER OF OKLAHOMA IN THE HOUSE
Nature Theatre of Oklahoma will visit the department on Thursday, February 7 at 10:30 in Studio 5. Sign up to attend, please.
Personnel is being hired for the Theater in Oklahoma! The Great Nature Theater of Oklahoma is calling you! It's calling you today only! If you miss this opportunity, there will never be another! We are the theater that has a place for everyone, everyone in his place! But hurry, be sure not to miss the midnight deadline! Accursed be anyone who doesn't believe us! -- Franz Kafka, Amerika

ROMINA WANTS TO "IMPROV EVERYWHERE"
check it, Frozen Grand Central

SUPA 2008
July 7 – August 2
Festival for Choreographers with
Neil Greenberg, Susan Rethorst, John Jasperse, and Jeanine Durning
Studio Upsun* in Pennsylvania is a new initiative designed to provide opportunities to engage in in-depth investigations of choreographic practices. We have looked for rigorous and sophisticated choreographers who are also interested in teaching and its relationship to making. We have given them an entire week to work with a limited amount of students (max 14) via composition, repertory, mentoring, or any combination of practices they feel useful. It is our hope that these workshops will result in a give and take of knowledge and practice that is rigorous, personal, intense, and intensely pleasurable.
*Upsun: (noun) the period between the rising and setting of the sun.
For registration information, click here: www.wilson.edu/supa

OSU URBAN ARTS SPACE OPENING
The Ohio State University College of the Arts is unveiling the new
OSU Urban Arts Space in downtown Columbus with a grand opening celebration Friday, February 8, 2008 5:30-8 pm
50 W Town St, in the former Lazarus building
Hosted by Karen Bell, Dean, College of the Arts.
Click here for more information about the space, a map and parking information.

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES
MELANGE, n.
Featuring the work of Yu Xiao, Jessica Zeller, Adriana Durant, and Annie Kloppenberg
February 7-9, 8pm
Sullivant Hall Theatre
$10 general admission, $5 students/seniors
for info call 614-292-7977 or visit dance.osu.edu


NATURE THEATER OF OKLAHOMA
Poetics: a ballet brut
Wed-Fri, Feb 6-8 | 8 pm
Black Box on Mershon Stage
$13 members
$16 general public
$10 students
Poetics: a ballet brut is a wryly constructed dance piece delightfully unhampered by their complete lack of formal dance
training that takes a vast catalog of everyday gestures to hilarious new heights.


No Dice
Sat-Sun, Feb 9-10 | 6:30 pm
Performance Space
$13 members
$16 general public
$10 students
In No Dice, come for the magic, stay for the ham sandwiches!

See both shows
$22 members
$28 general public
$16 students
check the Wex website for more info.

REMINDERS AND SHOUT OUTS
ALUM OF THE WEEK
Lynn Dally is a record breaker: Artistic Director of Jazz Tap Ensemble, the longest-running tap dance company in the world; producer of this week's Women In Tap conference at UCLA - the first ever in the history of the universe; and she holds the best track record for artistic matchmaking and creative hook-ups in all 50 states.

PAY MUCH ATTENTION TO THE WOMAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN
Greetings, fine folk of our dance department. I bring you studio news!
Our studios (including Pomerene) are the proud new owners of their VERY OWN
dust mops. Taped in red, green, and yellow, each dust mop is labelled with its
appropriate studio number. If you find a mop inappropriately located, please
escort it to its proper home/studio.
After hours of tedious experimentation, Dave Covey and I have ascertained that
the new studio curtains (Studio 1 and Studio 3) like to travel in one direction only. To better help you identify which direction they prefer to travel, I have labeled each wall with the following suggestions:
"Please store curtain against this wall when it is not in use" (in green) and
"Do NOT store curtain here when not in use!" (in red).
What could be simpler?
If we all make an effort to keep the curtains stored (i.e. gathered) against their proper walls (Studio 1 against the sound cabinet, and Studio 3 behind the piano area), they will open and close quite smoothly. I have also added a tie-line rope to help you open and close the curtain. If you can't find the rope, chances are good that you're pulling from the wrong end of the curtain!
Thanks everyone!
Carrie C.

Shout outs to Vera! Yeah!

from the SVPP Collection




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