Friday, January 18, 2013

Week 3 Announcements: January 18-24, 2013

News, updates and events: SFI application info, Winter Concert: Shifting Focus, Brian Devine MFA event, Sabela Grimes Master Class, Doug Varone and Dancers in Springfield, Marlon Barrios Solano Talk, Contact Improvisation workshop in Michigan, Professional Opportunities, News in Dance.

         SPECIAL EVENTS       

Winter Concert: Shifting Focus. January 24-26, 2013; 8pm in Pomerene 316. Friday night's performance will be streamed online! Shifting Focus is a series of short works created by BFA and MFA students in Dance. This year’s program includes twelve original choreographic works of contemporary dance. Stemming from a diverse range of inspirations from the purely conceptual to the heart-wrenchingly personal, students explore creating dance for a unique space which shows the choreography from all directions. $5 general admission. Tickets available to the public starting January 18, 2013 from the OSU Theatre Box Office or (614) 292-2295 and can be purchased at the door, subject to availability. Parking available at the Neil Avenue Garage.

MFA Event: Library Dance Works. Monday, February 4, 2013. 12:15pm in Thompson Library. Brian Devine experiments with site dance for his final project, exploring the ways in which the dance is informed by the space in which it is performed. Free admission.

Performance: Doug Varone and Dancers. Wednesday, February 6, 2013. 7:30pm at Clark State Performing Arts Center in Springfield Ohio. Tickets are free, but there are no online sales and they must be picked up at the Kuss Auditorium box office in advance. Contact Rashana Smith at for details and to coordinate pickup.

Marlon Barrios Solano Social Remix Talk. The Digital Arts and Humanities Working Group of the Humanities Institute and University Libraries are co-sponsoring a talk by OSUdance alum Marlon Barrios Solano, "Social Remix: Networked Collaboration on Hybrid Knowledge Landscapes" on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. in 165 Thompson Library. Solano is the creator/producer/curator of dance-techTV, a collaborative Internet video channel.


Upcoming: Friday, February 1, 2013. 10:20-12pm in Pomerene 316. Sabela Grimes Master Class during Esther & Abby's Contemporary Technique classes. 15 sign-up slots. Signup will open Tuesday at 10am. More information forthcoming.

Weekend of Contact Improvisation. February 22-24, 2013 in Ann Arbor, MI. OSU Contact Club officers Shannon Drake and Josh Hines invite you to join them on a road trip to Ann Arbor! The weekend’s workshops will be led by Daniel Burkholder, Director of The PlayGround and Co-Director of Improv Arts in Washington DC, and accompanied by electronic violin musician Dixon’s Violin. For more information, view the event on Facebook or contact Shannon at drake.300 for details on transportation, accommodation, etc.


Summer Internship Fair. Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the Ohio Union.
Internships, Wolf Trap in Vienna, VA

2013 Audition Tour, Ajkun Ballet Theatre

Salt Dance Fest, June 3-14, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Public Forum: Cultural Community Collaborations. Wednesday, January 30, 2013. 5:30-7pm at the Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus, OH. The Greater Columbus Arts Council’s (GCAC) annual Public Forum are organizing a discussion to provide artists, non-profits, creative businesses, and funders with information on building community partnerships through creative collaborations. Admission is free.

ICKL Annual Conference. August 1-6, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. International Council of Kinetography Laban will be holding its 29th Biannual Conference at York University, in Toronto.  For proposal submissions and registration information visit . Onsite organizer is OSU alum Mary Jane Warner ( MA, PhD), who served as Chair of the Dance Department at York and is now Professor Emerita.
Writing Matters In A Changing World. February 2, 2013 at The Ohio State University

Grants, Awards, Funding

Semester Funding Initiative. Bi-annual call for student project proposals for the Semester Funding Initiative (SFI), which support research and project with awards ranging from $25 to $500. The application is available online at Slideroom, and requires a project description and budget. Due on Friday, February 1, 2013.

Graduate Scholarships, Arts and Humanities at The Ohio State University
Undergraduate Scholarships, Office of Diversity and Inclusion at The Ohio State University
Education Abroad Scholarship, Office of Diversity and Inclusion at The Ohio State University. Deadline: Friday, February 1, 2013.

Residencies & Fellowships
MFA In-Residence Fellowship, The University of Connecticut

Higher Ed Positions
Assistant Professor, Rockford College
Assistant Professor – Ballet/Anatomy, Bridgewater State University
Assistant Professor – University of Georgia
Assistant Professor, Sacramento State University
Visiting Assistant Professor and Mellon Post Doctoral Fellow, Oberlin College
Assistant Professor – Theatre Management, University of Alabama
Kinesiology Instructor, Saddleback College

Assistant Technical Director – Theatre and Dance, Wesleyan University
Assistant Professor and Visiting Artist positions, The University of Trinidad and Tobago

Administrative/Professional Positions
Artistic Director, Factory Street Studio in Athens, Ohio

         NEWS IN DANCE       

The Dance Notation Bureau latest Library Newsletter is now available online and features an by OSU Professor Emeritus John Giffin.

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