Friday, October 10, 2008

Week Four: October 13-19

Featured video: Inside the walls of Ohio State's Department of Dance, Chairperson and Professor Susan Petry walks through a typical morning of classes and rehearsals. (WOSU, Spring 2008)


Space still available at the 18th Annual Meeting of IADMS (the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science) in Cleveland, Ohio! Register now for the Students Special Interest Group (SIG) Day on October 26, 2008. Come participate in several interactive sessions geared towards young enthusiasts of dance medicine and science, including:

• Symposium on current issues in dance medicine and science
• Overview of educational opportunities in the field
• Grant writing tips and strategies
• Research methods


Thank you Vicki Uris for the first installment of Dance on Camera screenings on Wednesday October 8. Moving, fascinating, visceral, and provocative film about Jock Soto of the New York City Ballet.


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Department Complimentary Ticket Policy for 2008-2009
Everyone gets 1 COMP ticket for the performance run (not one for each night). This applies to all choreographers and dancers, faculty, grad and undergrad. Choreographers do not get more comp tickets. Dance Minors get 1 COMP ticket for the student Winter and Spring Concerts only.

Make sure to show-up early on the night you want to attend and the box office assistants will check off your name. Everyone will have to present their Buck ID and then be checked off the list (that last part is new, due to the university audit in 2007).

There are no reservations. All tickets are sold at the door. Columbus State Vouchers for student performances will be accepted. I recommend having your guests arrive as close to when the box office opens in order to avoid possible ticket sell-out. The box office table opens approximately 40 minutes before the start of the performance. Dept ticket prices are: $10 general admission, $5 students, senior citizens, and anyone with a Buck ID.

For the Dance on Camera series, since each screening contains different showings, everyone getting this email will get one comp for each screening.

Also, it is understood that sometimes faculty need to see student performances more than once, if they are on a student’s project committee. Those faculty names will just be checked off more than once on the Comp List, as needed, for student concerts.

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