Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Week 3 Announcements: September 2-8, 2012

This week: Opening Reception for Dancing Dimensions, Study Abroad Expo and upcoming Department Forum, Master Classes, Undergraduate Research events and several other opportunities and deadlines. Email updates to Owen David at david.82@osu.edu. Submissions are due Thursday by 5pm for the following Monday.

Featured video: Michael Wall accompanies a dance class. Demo using Abelton Live.
Video by Elijah Aaron

         SPECIAL EVENTS            

Opening Reception for Dancing Dimensions: Movement Through Time and Space. September 10, 2012.  5:30-7:30pm, Thompson Library Gallery. This exhibition will highlight dance and movement collections of the Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute.

From September 5–December 30, 2012: Dancing Dimensions: Movement through Time and Space in Thompson Library Gallery and Line Dancing in the Reading Room Gallery, Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum. See Week 1 blog entry for details.

Mextasy Reception and Lecture. September 5-6, 2012. Mextasy is a traveling art show based on the work of William "Memo" Nericcio and Guillermo Nericcio García. Seductive Hallucinations of Latina/o Mannequins Prowling the American Unconscious opens September 5, 2012, 5-7pm in the Ohio Union East Art Lounge.  Lecture: September 6, 2012, 3:30-5:30pm at the Multicultural Center

Stream: Outdoor Contemporary Dance Performances. September 14-15, 2012 at Dublin Arts Council.

Palissimo: The Painted Bird TrilogySeptember 12, 13 & 16, 2012 at the Wexner Center.  

Upcoming events at The Women's Place, OSU. 

         TRAVEL & STUDY ABROAD           

Study Abroad Expo, September 6, 2012. 2pm, Thompson Library Buckeye Reading Room.

Study Abroad Department Forum with Esther Baker-Tarpaga and the Office of International Affairs. Monday, September 10, 2012. 12:30-2pm, Pomerene 316.

2012 International Photography Competition. Current students, faculty, staff and visiting scholars at OSU are invited to submit their photos for consideration. Competition rules and entry form.

         MASTER CLASSES & RESIDENCIES           

Kendra Portier Master Class. Wednesday, September 12, 2012. Kendra is an OSU alumna and dancer with David Dorfman. She will teach Abby Zbikowski’s 10:20am technique class in Pomerene 316, followed by a discussion on dancing in NYC. Bring a lunch!

Master Class and Improvisation Jam. September 20, 2012. 7-10pm, Pomerene 316. Two artists whom David Covey met in Africa and who are currently performing at the NY International Fringe Festival will lead a master class and jam. Details to come!

Palissimo Masterclass. September 17, 2012. More info to come.

Catherine Turocy. September 26-October 5, 2012. Catherine is the founder of the New York Baroque Dance Company and will in be residency for Dance Uptown. She will offer several master classes - details to come!


Undergraduate Research Week starts September 10, 2012!  Full listing of workshops, lectures, and events available here.  

Undergraduate Research Workshop. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a workshop to help undergraduate students learn about research opportunities on Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 4-6 pm at the Hale Cultural Center. Faculty from a broad range of disciplines will talk about their own research, and undergraduate students will share their experiences and advice. Dinner provided. See flyer for registration info

Visit and follow the Department Professional Resources Binder to stay updated on auditions, conferences, intensives, professional opportunities and more! Added this week under respective headings:

Executive Director, McCoy Community Center for the Arts in New Albany, Ohio

Managing Director (Lecturer)–Theater and Dance Program, Oberlin College
Program Coordinator, UMass Amherst

Mentoring Conference, October 24-26, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Galaxy Dance Festival. September 13-16, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona
Ingenuity Festival. September 14-16, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio
Columbus International Film+Video Film Festival. November 13-18, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio

Workshops, Graduate School
Working Groups, Humanities Institute
Workshops, University Center for the Advancement of Teaching

Professional Development Grants, Critical Difference for Women

Dance Informa Contest
Facebook Photo Contest, Artists Simply Human


This week: Enrollment Census Date. Wednesday, September 5, 2012. 
Students must be enrolled by 5pm on the business day BEFORE the Census Date and have their fees paid in order for their credit hours to count to the department when the census is taken at 8am on September 5, 2012.

Deadline for Application to Graduate (Autumn Term.) Friday, September 7, 2012 

Deadline for Semester Funding Initiative (SFI) Applications. Friday, September 14, 2012. Application Form on Slideroom Scroll down to "Department Funding"

         NEWS IN DANCE           

The DNB reports two Notable Passings:
Claudia Gitelman, professor emerita of the Mason Gross School of the Arts, passed away in her home in NYC on August 7, 2012 She authored Dancing With Principle: Hanya Holm in Colorado, 1941-1983 and was an original member of Nikolais Dance Theatre. (Obituary)

Dr. Julia Sutton, musicologist, dance historian, and professor emerita of the New England Conservatory of Music, passed away on July 1, 2012. (Obituary)

The University of Idaho reports that Greg Halloran, MFA 1996, has passed. Greg Halloran, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Dance, began dancing at the age of 17 in California where he danced with the Sacramento Ballet, Dale Scholl’s Jazzworks and in various musicals. He received his Master of Arts from OSU where he performed with the famous UDC in which he toured the Midwest, East Coast and Europe. He has had the privilege to dance in works by Val Caniparoli, Susan Hadley, Doris Humphrey, José Limón, Sophie Maslow, Mark Morris and Victoria Uris. He studied Labanotation with Odette Blum and Lucy Venable, and holds his teacher certification from the DNB in New York City.

Arts in Education Week
The Ohio Alliance for Arts Education asked Governor John Kasich to designate the week of September 9, 2012 as Arts in Education Week in Ohio to coincide with National Arts in Education Week as designated in US House Concurrent Resolution 275 (July 26, 2010). The Governor noted in this designation, "During this week we encourage all Ohioans to promote and showcase the immense role arts education has in producing engaged, successful college- and career-ready students. Arts education, comprised of a rich array of disciplines including dance, music, theatre, media arts, literature, design, and visual arts, is a core academic subject and an essential element of a complete and balanced education for all students."

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