Monday, October 18, 2010

Week 4 Announcements: October 18-22, 2010

Featured Video: The Moving Architects' Sacred Spaces (2010) - excerpts. See below for event listing.

performances & special events

The Moving Architects. Photo by Peter McCullough.

The Moving Architects presents SACRED SPACES
October 22-23, 2010, 7:30pm
Artistic Director: Erin Carlisle Norton
Columbus Dance Theater
592 E. Main Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Tickets: Students with ID/Dancers: $10
General Admission: $15 online/ $18 at the door (cash or check)
More info: TheMovingArchitects.org

DOUBLE/TAKE is an evening length dance performance that showcases Meghan Durham and Karl Rogers as Columbus-based artists who maintain strong ties with the larger dance community. The performance features three commissioned works from nationally recognized artists, including three original duets – one each by Susan Hadley (OH), Bebe Miller (OH/NY), and Lisa Race (CT/NY). Two solo premieres, one choreographed and performed each by Meghan Durham and Karl Rogers, will complete the evening. The production includes original music by Michael Wall, lighting design by Carrie Cox, and print material design by Melissa Bontempo.

DOUBLE/TAKE will be performed on Friday & Saturday, October 22-23, 2010 at 8pm at the BalletMet Performance Space, 322 Mount Vernon Avenue in downtown Columbus. There is free parking in the lot adjacent to the theater. Tickets for DOUBLE/TAKE are available at the door for $15/general and $10/student and seniors. For more information about the concert, please visit the website at mergedance.blogspot.com. Read more about the event in ThisWeek News.

Reciprocal support: Any patron attending the Friday evening performance of DOUBLE/TAKE may bring the program/ticket stub for a discount to The Moving Architect's Saturday performance of SACRED SPACES, choreographed by Erin Carlisle Norton, and performed at 7:30pm at Columbus Dance Theater. Likewise, any patron attending the Friday evening performance of SACRED SPACES may bring the program/ticket stub for a discount to DOUBLE/TAKE's Saturday evening performance. We encourage you to be indulgent cultural consumers this weekend!

Improv at the Farmers Market @ the Wexner Center Plaza
Thursdays in October (21 & 28) - 4:15-5:15
Join us for improvisation around the farmers market between the Wexner Center and Sullivant Hall. We'll gather at 4:15 in front of Sullivant Hall to go over a quick plan of attack. Come to one Thursday or all! Email Rashana if you have questions - smith.6960@buckeyemail.osu.edu.

Guerrilla Dance this week
Tuesday, 5:30-6:30 and Thursday, 4:30-5:30
How it works: Meet outside Studio 1 and we'll go out and dance. Or contact Daniel Holt if you can't make it right at the beginning. Check out our Facebook, Twitter or blog to keep up with the most up-to-date dance schedule and everything Guerrilla. Contact: Daniel Holt at 517-281-8414, DanielRLH@Gmail.com or guerrdance@gmail.com. Remember, this is open to anyone who wants to come and dance. Anyone.

GLBT Faculty and Staff Reception

Monday, October 18, 2010; 4-6pm
The Ohio Union: Multicultural Center
The Multicultural Center and Pride Network invite all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and ally faculty and staff to a kick-off reception, held in the Multicultural Center in the new Ohio Union, first floor. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served and tours of the Ohio Union will be available. The Pride Network is Ohio State’s association for faculty, staff, and graduate associates. For more information about the Pride Network or to join the list serve, please contact Scott DeWitt at dewitt.18@osu.edu or Tim Valentine at valentine.149@osu.edu.

Haley Harrison will be presenting her summer research from Burkina Faso at the Undergraduate Research Day Student Poster Forum on Friday, October 22 at the Ohio Union. The forum will run from 12:30-3pm, so stop by to see posters of many student researchers as well as a work-in-progress showing of Haley's documentary, Breaking Boundaries: Movement and Cultural Exchange in Burkina Faso. For more information, visit the Fall Undergraduate Research Day website.

Study Abroad Ice Cream Social
To acquaint new students with the study abroad experience, welcome back returned study abroad students – and thank you for your support – the Office of International Affairs is hosting an Ice Cream Social on Tuesday, October 12 from 4-6pm at the Kuhn Honors and Scholars House. We hope to engage students who have yet to study abroad with students who have taken advantage of the opportunity. We hope you’ll join us and share your enthusiasm for study abroad opportunities as well.

jobs, auditions & conferences
New opportunities have been added to the OSUdance professional resources page, including conferences hosted by the International Association of Blacks in Dance, Society of Dance History Scholars, and Congress on Research in Dance, teaching positions at Loyola Marymount University and Grand Valley State University, and much more!

Internship Opportunity

Erin Carlisle Norton, graduate student in the OSU dance department, is seeking an unpaid administrative intern for her Chicago-based dance company The Moving Architects. This position is ideal for those interested in arts administration or forming a non-profit arts organization. Internship can be independent study credit winter and spring quarters. For more information please contact: erin@themovingarchitects.org

administrative notes

Seeking information and images from faculty and students for next year's InForm Magazine. Please send brief descriptions of projects, presentations, publications, grant awards, residencies, internships, updates regarding alumni, etc. occurring between Summer 2010 and Spring 2011 by November 12, 2010. Throughout the academic year, send photographs from rehearsals and performances that are suitable for publication. Note: Continue to send great news that is hot off the press during Winter and Spring Quarters. Thank-you!
Information and images can be sent to: remalia.1@buckeyemail.osu.edu

QFI APPS DUE by 5pm on Friday, October 22 - Quarterly Funding Initiative applications due to Scholarship Committee Chair Bebe Miller.

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