Friday, February 21, 2014

Week 8 Announcements: February 21-27, 2014

This week's blog features Special Events, Master Classes, Opportunities and more.

Visiting Scholar Jose Luis Reynoso PresentationTwentieth Century Dancing Modernisms in Latin American Countries –Race and Class in the Production of Western Modernity. Monday, February 24, 2014 - 2-3pm in Sullivant Hall 225. Jose Luis Reynoso's interests include critical theory and pedagogy, explicit and implicit ideological discourses in dance making and the formation of artistic identities, the role of race and class in the production of notions of Western modernity, and the transnational mobility and intermixing of Latin American communities and expressive cultures.

Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum. Friday, February 21, 2014. 7:15am-2:45pm in the Ohio Union. Approximately 140 graduate students will be presenting their research as either oral or poster presentations across a range of academic areas. All students are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Mirrors Sophomore Class Honorary Annual Ball. Friday, February 28, 2014. 7:30-10:30pm at the Wexner Center for the Arts. Featuring the OSU Irish Dance Team, Dance Connection, Dance Coalition, and Dance of the Soul from China, all proceeds from this event go to benefit the James Cancer Hospital. Tickets available from Mirror members at the Ohio Union.

RE: flect | peat | dact | start Friday, February 28 - Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 8pm plus 3pm Saturday matinée. BalletMet Performance Space, 322 Mt. Vernon Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43215. Winter Concert featuring the choreography of Jill Guyton Nee, Rachel Barker, Tammy Carrasco, Kat Sauma, Serena Chang, Josh Hines, Elyse A. Morckel, Christine Ghinder, and Colleen Leonardi. Part of the 2014 winter season of MFA and BFA projects and performances.

Unique opportunities coming your way next Thursday, February 27, 2014; during technique class time: 10:20am - 12pm!

We will be hosting another handful of hopeful dance majors doing in class auditions with our fabulous freshmen on both Thursday and Friday. We will also be hosting a series of masterclasses for everyone else with artists from near and far including:

The AMAZING Ellie Carter, MFA Alum and Ballet Mistress extraordinaire. The ELEGANT Maria Glimcher, who shares her talents us and with Ballet Met dancers here in town. Our FANTASTIC Visiting Artist, Ashley Doyle-Lucas. The PHENOMENAL Wexner Center guest artists, Companhia Urbana de Dança. a unique dance group with roots in hip-hop, urban and contemporary dance. Directed by Sonia Destri Lie, the group consists of eight young dancers from the suburbs and favelas in Rio de Janeiro.

This excitement makes for some interesting logistics — Be on the lookout for an email with details unique to Freshmen and everybody else


Check out Kim Wilczak's ePorfolio: Interfacing Dance and Design – Where Dance and Landscape Architecture meet, featuring Dance-films, MLA work, research and more!

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Audition, Cunningham Summer Workshop. March 29, 2014 in New York City
Audition, Columbus Modern Dance Company. March 10, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio

Higher Education
Faculty Specialist and Assistant Professor (2 positions), Western Michigan University

Call for Entries, International Screendance Festival – ADF
Call for Papers – Definitions and Applications of Dance Literacy, The Journal of Movement Arts

Dance Specific Conditioning Classes, OSU Sports Medicine. March 11-20, 2014
Advanced Labanotation Workshop, Dance Notation Bureau. June 30 – July 12, 2014

Auditions, Xclaim. March 30-March 31, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio


OhioDance Festival and Conference – Dance Matters: Connections and Collaborations.
April 25-27, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio

Administrative/Professional Positions
Instructors, Angela Young Dance Studio. Ella Matweyou is the current instructor for this program and can provide additional insights.

Travel & Study Abroad
Multiple Opportunities Available through Performing Arts Abroad

Grants, Awards & Funding
Emerging Eminence Awards. Recognizing outstanding sophomores with extraordinary accomplishments in scholarship, leadership, and service during their first two years at The Ohio State University. Application Deadline: February 28, 2014.

Global Gateway Grant, Council of Graduate Students
Career Development Grant, Council of Graduate Students
Scholarships, BeMoved Dance


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