Still from Eric Nordstrom's Full Circle, one of the shorts featured at Dance@30fps.
7pm Shorts:Stronger. Wilkie Branson, UK. Two new-found companions embark on a journey up a wooded mountain.
There is a Place. Katrina McPherson, UK. Award-winning film featuring Tibetan Chinese dancer/choreographer Sang Jijia, shot in the Scottish Highlands.
All in All. Torbjørn Skårild, Norway. A high dive, hypnotically deconstructed.
Full Circle. Eric Nordstrom, USA. In the end we return to the beginning. Presented in partial fulfillment of the MFA in Dance at OSU.
Hoop. Marites Carino, Canada. A mesmerizing duet with a familiar childhood toy.
Are You For Real? Cari Ann Shim Sham, USA. The fast pace of life causes a duplicate being to manifest. Contains nudity. Discretion advised.
12 Sketches on the Impossibility of Being Still. Magali Charrier, UK. An animated exploration of the liminal zone between movement and stillness.
Advance. Mitchell Rose, USA. One dance, two minutes, fifty locations.
Plus more shorts TBA!
The Co(te)lette FILM. Mike Figgis, UK; 55M. Followed by Panel Discussion
The acclaimed director’s cinematographic adaptation of the dance performance by Ann Van den Broek. Three female dancers caught in a vicious circle between desire and fulfillment. Intended for mature audiences. Contains nudity and explicit content. Viewer discretion advised.
Oneheartsource is a student-initiated volunteer opportunity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Volunteer as a teacher and mentor. Applications for Spring or Summer 2012 programs are due January 20, 2012. Spring: 6 Weeks in Arusha, Northern Tanzania. Summer: 4 & 6 week programs with placements in Tanzania, Zanzibar, and Cape Town, South Africa. For more information or to apply, visit the volunteer page on the Oneheartsource website.
A position at University of Missouri - Kansas City has been added to the OSUdance Professional Resources page. Conference at IUGTE also added.
IUGTE and ArtUniverse have announced scholarships for their February event International Physical Theatre Laboratory. Amount is 300 EUR and covers part of the participation fee. To apply, send your CV/resume with photo and a brief cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org . Performers of different genres and techniques - dancers, choreographers, actors and directors are welcome to apply for participation.
Congratulations to Amanda Platt, Kristin Loy, and Bettina Vaccarello for being awarded Arts Undergraduate Research Scholarships for their senior projects. You can look forward to seeing their presentations in the spring and at the Denman Forum for Undergraduate Research. Also Amanda Platt, Kristin Loy, Rebecca Quintrell, and Melanie Gallo are eligible to graduate with distinction. Congratulations to this strong cadre of young dance artists!
Look out for Erik Abbott-Main and Dante Brown at Judson Church this spring. Erik and Dante are honored to show their collaborative project, If things don’t work out it’s because of the space between us, during this year’s season at Movement Research.
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Dance and Drum in Burkina Faso. Friday January 13, 2012; 2:00-3:30pm in 316 Pomerene.
An informational meeting with Esther Baker-Tarpaga and Olivier Tarpaga is being held for students wanting to go to Burkina Faso this summer. Mike Rainaldi will be there from OIA.
Visit the program page at the Office of International Affairs website for more information.
The Merce Cunningham Dance Company takes its final bows. Read more online:
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