Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Week 1 Announcements: September 25-October 1, 2011

Welcome back everyone! If you missed last week's entry, please click here. It contains a lot of important info we received over the summer.

Featured image: OSUdance Assistant Professor Esther Baker-Tarpaga presents a work in progress with MFAs Abby Zbikowski and Dante Brown in Drake's swing studio.

performances & special events
OhioDance Presents a Dance Education Roundtable facilitated by Loren Bucek.October 15, 2011 from 10am-12:30pm at Vern Riffe Center for Government and the Arts, 77 S. High St., Columbus. This session continues dialogue begun at the 2011 OhioDance Festival–Dance Matters: Communities in Motion Education Roundtable and is open to everyone interested in learning more about the current issues facing dance education in Ohio: K-12 dance educators, professional dance teaching artists in a wide range of educational contexts, including but not limited to: places of worship, cultural and recreation centers, colleges and universities and community dance studios and preprofessional dance schools. To register please email jane@ohiodance.org or call 614-224-2913.

Mirror Lake Amphitheater Show
Presented by Moving Performing Arts (MAP) Club
Friday, October 7, 2011 at 7pm. RSVP on Facebook.
All are invited to the first informal performance of MAP: a club which brings together all genres of dance, music, and medias. This group allows all students of different artistic backgrounds to express themselves on campus and the greater Columbus community. MAP will give students the opportunity to take master classes, collarborate with guest artists, and to participate in developing two performances a year. MAP will be formerly recognized by The Ohio State University during winter quarter; contact Rachel Switlick (.2) or Elaine Berman (.94) for further details.

jobs, auditions & conferences
Rebecca Bryant
Lec/Dem: Tuesday, October 4, 2011
4:30-5:50pm in Drake 1036

Master Class: Wednesday, October 5, 2011
10:30am-12pm in Pomerene 316

Known for work that is “politically charged, yet humorously staged”, Rebecca Bryant creates performances that combine set and improvised movement with sound, text, video and objects. She is a member of the Lower Left Performance Collective (dance/theater) and co-founder of the Past Modern Performance Duo (dance/percussion). She has worked with choreographers Nina Martin, Victoria Marks, Shelley Senter, Wally Cardona, Kim Epifano, and Lionel Popkin, and has performed across the US and in Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Spain, Germany, Romania, Norway, and Sweden. She has recently completed residencies at Djerassi (California) and Guapamacátaro (Mexico). Rebecca currently teaches contemporary dance techniques and improvisation at Purdue University.

jobs, auditions & conferences
Audition Notice for Drums Downtown, Dance Uptown and EMMA Repertory. Saturday, October 8, 2011; 11:45am in Pomerene Hall. Click here to download more information.

Several jobs have been added to the OSUdance Professional Resources Page, including positions at University of Massachusetts/Amherst, New Mexico State University, University of Colorado, The Ohio State University and ADF. Also see added conferences such as IUGTE's Theatre Biomechanics Conference in Russia.

Upcoming IABD Conference: 2012 danceImmersion. Toronto, Canada. January 26-29, 2012. Anyone interested in attending the International Association of Blacks in Dance Conference should contact fobbs.4 or fuller.309 for more information. This is a conference not to be missed! Offering master classes and company auditions for many dance companies across the U.S. and Canada.

Arts and Sciences Career Services has a new website. Find ASC Career Services online for valuable career resources.

The Baker-Tarpaga Dance Project is looking for student interns for an upcoming production in Columbus from October 27, 2011-May 29, 2012. Applicants are asked to submit a 1-page CV detailing their qualifications and a 1-page cover letter stating their interest to Joyelle Fobbs (fobbs.4). Deadline: October 14, 2011. Applicants will be contacted by October 20, 2011. Quality writing skills, video editing, or web design are a plus. Must be available for 2-4 hours per week, with flexible scheduling. Must have a demonstrated interest in the arts. This position is unpaid. This position is great for students looking for reference and future employment opportunities in the arts! For more info please visit the Baker-Tarpaga Project online or email fobbs.4

The Ballet Academy is seeking part-time and substitute dance instructors for the 2011-12 school year. Dance instructors should have collegiate and/or professional experience in Ballet, Modern, and/or Musical Theatre Jazz. Students taught may vary in age from 6-Adult. Positions are paid and all instructors receive free classes with our professional faculty. We'd also love to hear from choreographers and instructors interested in teaching a master class! To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to theballetacademy@gmail.com. Or visit The Ballet Academy on Facebook.

administrative notes
Need help with writing assignments this quarter? 2nd year grad Ellie Escosa is running the “Writing Table” and is willing to help. For questions or more info email escosa.1

travel & housing
A Reminder that October 31, 2011 is the deadline for applying to the TNUA Exchange Program for 2012 Spring Semester. Interested students can find more information here.

1 comment:

Montu said...

thanks for the useful information.