Friday, August 30, 2013

Week 3 Announcements: August 30-September 5, 2013

This week: Dance In Columbus Quarterly Gathering, Events, Professional Opportunities, Renovation News and a Message from the Chair!


Gaga/people & Improvisation Class with OSUdance alum Maree Remalia at FEVERHEAD: a space for dance, art, Tuesday, September 3, 2013. 6-7pm – Gaga People, 7-8pm – Improvisation. $15 for full session (2 classes) / $10 drop-in for each class. Open to all ages 16+, no prior experience necessary!

Columbus Moving Company presents IN HOUSE at the Garden Theater September 7, 2013 at 8pm and September 8, 2013 at 2pm. IN HOUSE premieres their latest work LIVING ROOMS as Short North Stage's in-house dance company for the Gallery Hop and will also feature improv by student dancers from their Summer Class Series and guest artist, Counterfeit Madison! Directed by Jeff Fouch, LIVING ROOMS is a modern dance theater work, performed by Eric Falck, Gabby Stefura, Christeen Stridsberg and Jeff Fouch, that infuses athletic choreography with directed improvisation in a theatrical living room setting. $10 at the door.

Rennie Harris RHAW. Friday, September 6, 2013. 8pm at the Chappalear Drama Center, Ohio Wesleyan University. Conceived in 2007, Founder Dr. Rennie Harris originally founded RHAW as a youth organization driven by community outreach, education, and mentorship. Dr. Harris' inspiration for this youth driven company (second company) was the overwhelming interest from teens and young adults wanting to join his internationally renowned company Rennie Harris Puremovement. Ultimately RHAW is a training company ushering Dr. Rennie Harris' newest and brightest street dancers into the premiere works of Rennie Harris Puremovement.

Dance In Columbus Quarterly Gathering, hosted by the Greater Columbus Arts Council. Monday, September 9, 2013. 7-9pm at the Fisher Theater, Columbus. Dance In Columbus is a quarterly convening for the dance community to come together to network, share work and find inspiration. This meeting will focus on the sharing of work for feedback. If you are interested in sharing a 5-10 min piece, please contact Ruby Harper to sign up.

Thiossane West African Dance Institute will resume dance and drum classes every Tuesday beginning September 17, 2013 at 6:30pm at the Lincoln Theatre Ballroom, 769 East Long Street Columbus, Ohio 43205. See web site for registration and details.

The Rite of Spring and its Legacies: Global and Regional Perspectives. Performance and Symposium. Sunday, September 22, 2013. 2-5:30pm at the University of Dayton Sears Recital Hall, Jesse Philips Humanities Center. Free and Open to All. Registration required.


Ballroom Dancing Championships, Ohio Star Ball

Internships, Lincoln Theater in Columbus, OH

Higher Ed
Assistant Professor, Contemporary Dance. University of Wisconsin -  Milwaukee
Faculty – Sport and Movement Science. Salem State University

Conferences and Conventions
SXSWedu Conference. March 2014 in Austin, Texas. SXSWedu seeks to drive meaningful conversation and collaboration around promising practices to improve teaching and learning.

Touring Convention, Monsters of HipHop

Travel & Study Abroad
OSU Study Abroad Expo. Friday, September 6, 2013. 10am-2pm in the Buckeye Reading Room, Thompson Library. Over 100 programs have been developed by OSU faculty and staff and are exclusively available to OSU students. The Study Abroad Expo is the perfect opportunity for students to get a sense of the full range of study abroad offerings. View poster.

Health & Wellness
Health Sciences Majors Fair. Wednesday, October 30, 2013. 3-5pm in the Biomedical Research Tower, 460 West 12th Ave. This fair is open to all students interested in the health sciences.

Grants, Awards & Funding
National Programs for Funding Graduate Research


News from the Lantern and OnCampus posted in the Renovation Blog. Check it out!


Dear Friends,
I am writing to you to bring your attention to the event posting above, a gathering on Monday, September 9, 2013 that is designed to build our collective strengths in the dance community of Columbus and beyond too. Greater Columbus Arts Council is very generously helping to support this. This coming gathering includes the opportunity to show work at any stage of development for discussion and feedback (artist led)… But it can also include general discussions about artists and organizations growth, challenges, needs, hopes and perhaps some good audience development or collaborations can develop.

Some of you on this list might like to come to show, to listen, to bring ideas, or to support your colleagues.  Or, you might know of others who would be interested. They might be: Dancers in companies who are interested in developing their choreography?  Recent grads interested in doing more work in the community? Newcomers to Columbus who we want to welcome?  Help grow the connections and the visibility of dance in Columbus.

Go here for the Invitation and please come!

With kind regards,
Susan Van Pelt Petry

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