Monday, November 01, 2010

Week 6 Announcements: November 1-5, 2010

Featured video: Undergraduate Program at The Ohio State University Department of Dance - Theresa
performances & special events

The Love Art Laboratory (Annie M. Sprinkle and Elizabeth M. Stephens) will be in residency at Ohio University next week. On Saturday, November 6, they will present a collaborative performance art ecosexual wedding as part of their seven-year Love Art Lab project. They will marry the Appalachian Mountains at the lovely Galbreath Memorial Chapel at Ohio University. The homily will be performed by "the tenacious protector of the mountains Larry Gibson." Come as a guest/witness or guest/collaborator. Gather: 2:30pm, Ceremony: 3-5pm Reception: 5-6:30pm. Michael J. Morris, PhD student from our department will be performing as part of the wedding.
Annie and Beth write: "We will make our vows to love, honor and cherish the Moon & Mountains until death brings us closer together forever. You are invited to join us in these vows, or simply come bear witness. We ask for no material gifts but invite people to help co-create the wedding." For more information, visit the Love Art Lab website or talk to Michael!
Up With Air MFA Thesis Concert featuring S(he) Sylph by Courtney Harris and Passenger by Alejandra Jara. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. November 4-6, 2010 at 8pm in Sullivant Hall Theatre. Tickets: $5 students and anyone w/BuckID. $10 general public.
This Physical Body is the Meeting Place of Worlds
Monday, November 8, 2010; 5pm in Sullivant Hall, Studio 1 in the Department of Dance.
Lisa Ferrugia Atkinson MFA thesis project. Free and open to the public.
The presentation of writing and choreography will last about 45 minutes.

Follow Professor Esther Baker-Tarpaga & MFA student Kristen Jeppsen on their research trip. New videos and updates are posted here:

master classes & residences
Noa Zuk Artist's Talk
Friday, November 5, 2010; 1pm. Studio 5 (during 12:30-2:30pm Colloqium)
Noa Zuk
joined the Batsheva Ensemble in 1997 and was a member of Batsheva Dance Company between 2000 and 2009. She has worked extensively with Choreographer and Artistic Director Ohad Naharin and performed on most of his creations for the company, as well as on pieces by Sharon Eyal, Mats Ek, Yasmin Goder, Inbal Pinto and others. Noa toured with the company around the globe, performing the world most prestigious stages. In 2007 she received the Yair Shapira award. Her own choreographic work has been presented in Israel and abroad. Her trio Boxerman was performed in New York by the Batsheva Ensemble in 2008. Two solos she created were recently performed as part of Batsheva Dance Company’s Gazebo program. Zuk is also a teacher of Gaga, Naharin’s Movement language.

The Ohio State Theatre Department presents a Lecture & Workshop with Professor Olga Taxidou
. Dr. Taxidou is Reader in Drama at the University of Edinburgh. A short list of her books includes Modernism and Performance (2007), Tragedy, Modernity and Mourning (2004), and The Mask (1998).
November 8, 2010 Lecture:
Brecht and Greek Tragedy: A Creative Encounter

November 9, 2010 Workshop:
The Bacchae
: Notes Toward and Adaptation
For further information contact the Dept of Theatre at 614 292 5821

administrative notes
Come join the Department's new wikipage at It's a place to browse, get inspired, and consider the implications of site specific work and work in non-traditional theatre spaces. Please share your own resources, ideas, etc. The OSU Department of Dance is making lemonade out of lemons as we embark on a re-location for 2011-2013... we will be dancing all over campus!

CGS Weekly Announcements:
The Career Development Grant deadline is November 8, 2010. Graduate students may receive up to $250 for professional development activities. See the CGS website for more information.

Graduate Associate Teaching Award Nominations Open
The GATA award is Ohio State's highest recognition of exceptional teaching by GTAs. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate outstanding GTAs. Self-nominations also welcome. Deadline: December 1, 2010. See the GATA nomination form here. Questions? Contact Kathellen Wallace (.150).

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