Friday, October 11, 2013

Week 9 Announcements: October 11-17, 2013

This week: Marlayna Locklear (of DCDC) Masterclass, Spring Registration Course Planning, Professional Opportunities, Administrative Notes and more!

Check out this video from Elijah Palnik of Abby Zbikowski's work for Dance Downtown!


Undergraduate Auditions are this weekend
! If you see any prospective BFA students wandering around, offer a friendly face and a helping hand, showing them just how awesome the OSUDance community is!

Marlayna Locklear photo by Sharen King- Bradford
Masterclass: Marlayna Locklear of Dayton Contemporary Dance Company. October 18, 2013, 10:20am-12pm in Pomerene 316. Marlayna Locklear hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and has been immersed in dance since the age of 12. She began her training at City Ballet Theatre under the direction of Marjorie Yoshida and Lee Palmer. She later attended Milwaukee High School of the Arts and became a founding member of Milwaukee Dance Connection. Ms. Locklear received her BFA in Dance Performance from the University of the Arts with a focus in ballet and jazz. While in college she was a member of Eleone Dance Theatre and since then went on to join Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble and Dallas Black Dance Theatre. A member of DCDC since 2008, Locklear teaches master classes and choreographs throughout the U.S.

Celebrating 45 years of artistic excellence, the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company is a culturally diverse contemporary dance company committed to reaching the broadest audience through exceptional performance and arts-integrated education.

Master Jazz Class: Jill Guyton Nee. Sunday, October 13, 2013. 2-3:30pm in Pomerene 205. Free Jazz class based on Broadway and contemporary Jazz ideas. Class includes isolations, conditioning and strengthening, intricate weight shifts, progressions, and fun phrase work. In the process of creating a teaching reel, a videographer will be in the room filming Jill and you! Only 20 spots available, so email Jill Nee (.11) to register.

Dance Downtown is coming! Join the event page on Facebook and invite your friends! 8pm Friday & Saturday, November 22-23, 2013 at the Capitol Theatre, Riffe Center, 77 S High St, Columbus. 


Spring Registration Opens on Monday, October 14, 2013!

Dance 7405, SP14 – The Black Continuum in American Dance. Instructor: Melanye White Dixon. Grad Seminar, Class #29027. 2 credits. TTh 8:30-10:05am. 18th Avenue Library, Room 270. Examines dance genres, communities, and cultural workers (visionary dancers, teachers, and choreographers) that have shaped the Black Continuum in American dance from the antebellum era to the present. Central to the discourse will be an analysis of dance aesthetics, form, and function within a social, cultural, historical, and political context. No prerequisite: Open to all OSU students.

Dance 2367H, SP14 – Writing for Dance. Instructor: Elizabeth Escosa Carter. Class #30986, 3 credits.. TTh 3:55-5:15pm. Pomerene 208. Provides a rigorous opportunity to view, discuss, read, think and write about contemporary dance and its history through the study and practice of criticism. Prerequisite: Honors standing, and English 1110.01 (110) or equiv, or permission of instructor. Meets Writing and Communication Level 2 GE requirement for Honors students.

ACCAD 7892, SP14 – Collaborative Interdisciplinary Research Studio Experience. ACCAD 7893-10. Instructor: Norah Zuniga-Shaw. Class # 32623, 3 credits. TTh 12:45-2:30pm. Interdisciplinary investigations around the use of technology in creative research applications. Designed to foster innovation and the creation of new knowledge through meaningful interdisciplinary inquiry, exchange, and production. Read more...

Theatre 5771.06, SP14 – International Theatre and Performance: Postcoloniality, Neocolonialism, and the Global Stage. Instructor: Dr Shilarna Stokes. WF 12:45-2:05 PM / Drake Union 2038

Theatre 7899.05, SP14 – Acting the Body/Dancing the Word: Dance and Physical Theatre, 1900-present. TTh 3-5:05. Drake Union 2068. Instructor: Dr Karen Mozingo.

Chemistry 1100, SP14 – Chemistry in Society. 3 credits. Offered as an on-line course with no recitation and no lab, perfectly serving students who need a GE/GEC Physical Science course. Chem 1100 + Chem 1110 can form a Physical Science sequence for quarter to semester students earning a BA.


Honors & Scholars Entrepreneurial Panel Discussion. Thursday, October 17, 2013; 7pm Ohio Union, Tanya Rutner Room. Are you interested in starting your own business? Are you looking for advice from those who have gone before you? Join us for a special panel discussion featuring three Honors & Scholars alumni who have started their own businesses. The panel will feature Samir Dahman of Dahman Law, LLC, Tanya Rutner from Raising Green Productions, and Robert Campanell from  Blastro Networks. Space is limited, RSVPs required. RSVP to Anna Morris (.1112)

Graduate and Professional School Expo. Tuesday, October 22, 2013. 11am-3pm, Ohio Union Grand Ballroom. 100+ graduate and professional schools in healthcare, law, business, humanities, education and other academic areas. Explore a variety of post-graduate education possibilities. Admission free, dress is casual.

The Spring 2014 Theater Department Lab Series is open! The Lab Series supports students experients in theatrical production, by providing basic technical personnel, a basic lighting and sound package, marketing, a small 50-seat performance space, box office personnel, and the right to cast out of the theater department audition pool. A student panel selects amongst applicants. IF your project is selected, you will be assigned a performance date in Spring 2014 and have meetings scheduled to get your project off the ground. Apply here.

Conferences, Calls for Entry
Call for Submissions, Dance for Reel at Emory University. Deadline: October 14, 2013.
Call for Entries, Urban Arts Space. Currently accepting proposals for exhibitions, collections, installations, residencies and performances. Exhibition proposals for summer 2014 accepted through Saturday, October 26, 2013.
Call for Submissions, Moving Works – 2014 Ohio Dance Festival and Conference. Dance Matters: Connections and Collaborations. April 25 - 27 , 2014 in Columbus, Ohio
Call for Abstracts, Arts-Based Research: An Interdisciplinary Dialog. May 21-24, 2014 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Call for Submissions, Dance Camera West Film Festival, June 6-8, 2014. Deadline for submission is January 31, 2014.

Higher Education
Assistant Professor – Entrepreneurship & Arts Management, The Ohio State University
Associate Professor/Professor and Assistant Professor, Temple University
Assistant or Associate Professor, University of Iowa

Fellowships and Residencies
Fellowship Program, Inter-American Foundation (IAF) Grassroots Development

Travel & Study Abroad
The application deadline for the U.S., Europe, and the Second World War May Session Study Abroad Program is October 15, 2013. This program allows students from all backgrounds and majors the unique opportunity to study World War II where it happened years ago. During the month of May, students will travel to powerful historical World War II sites, museums, and memorials in prominent locations in Germany, France, and England.

Dance Italia, July 7-25, 2014 in Lucca, Italy


Elyse Morckel is seeking one or more female dancers to perform in her senior work. Dancers must be able to learn material quickly as well as be available for multiple rehearsals per week. Contact Elyse (morckel.14) for details.

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