Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Week 12 Announcements: March 14-27, 2014

Welcome back from spring break! This week's blog features Special Events, Professional Opportunities, and more!


Denman Undergraduate Forum. Wednesday, March 26, 2014. 12:00-5:00pm in the RPAC. Support graduation BFA seniors as they share their research.

The Faun Experiment. Tuesday, April 1, 2014. 4:30pm at the US Bank Theatre, Ohio Union. Gregg Morzgala is expected to be in a wheelchair at age 40, disabled by Cerebral Palsy. Instead, he embarks on a dance  project with choreographer Tamar Rogoff. The Faun Experiment is a documentary film is shot over four years as Rogoff and Mozgala work to create a performance piece that changes Mozgala’s life. Through a process Rogoff invents as they go, Mozgola's heels touch the ground for the first time in his life. The limits of the human body turn out to be not so fixed, and the medical and disability worlds take notice. As the pair discover resources they didn’t know they had, art overturns science. Join Tamar and Gregg for the Ohio premier of this compelling story. 

Graduate Research Forum. Monday, March 31, 2014. 12:30-2:00, location TBA. Come see presentations from graduate students on the research that they are conducting here.

Graduate Choreography Showing. Monday, March 31, 2014. 7:30 at Barnett Theater in Sullivant Hall, with a pre-show reception at 7:00. Rough works in progress, shown with no theatrical lighting and limited seating. Free and open to the public.

There Is No Silence. April 3-13, 2014. http://theatre.osu.edu/productions/marcelmarceau The Department of Theatre at The Ohio State University, in partnership with Ohio State's Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design (ACCAD), are proud to announce the WORLD PREMIERE ofThere Is No Silence, inspired by the great French mime artist Marcel Marceau. There Is No Silence is a kaleidoscopic fantasia that playfully investigates Marcel Marceau’s history, passions, and significance in a vibrant performance that fuses text with mime, dance with theater, personal reflection with archival truth, and the ridiculous with the transcendent. It will be performed in a richly mediated environment, featuring animation, projection, and live motion capture. The performance will be accompanied by a lobby exhibition of Marceau ephemera. Devised by MFA Acting Cohort, with a script by Jennifer Schlueter and Max Glenn, digital media design by Vita Berezina-Blackburn, Alex Oliszewski, Janet Parrott, Tom Heban, and Sheri Larrimer, and direction by Jeanine Thompson.


Visit the photography website of BFA student Molly Morgan to see how students use with digital marketing and entrepreneurship alongside their engagement with dance!

U.OSU.EDU is the university's new service providing easy to create you own personal web spaces. Use it to build a record of your academic career!


OSU 2015 MFA Works. Saturday, March 29, 2014. 10:00-12:00pm in Studio 390, Sullivant Hall.
XClaim Dance: Blue, a dance for film and stage. Sunday, March 30, 2014.
RED Company in Akron OH. Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Programming Internship - Velocity Dance Center, Seattle 

Ananya Dance Theater Intensive, Minneapolis
Summer Study NYC, NYC
Amy Marshall Dance Company, NYC
MamLuft&Co Summer Intensive, NYC
NathanTrice/RITUALS, NYC
Maximum Velocity, Seattle
PGK Dance Project, San Diego
Open World Dance Foundation, Latvia

Higher Ed.
Three Open Faculty Positions at The USC Kaufman School of Dance

Call for Papers: Dance and Cultural Policy
Call for Papers: CORD/SDHS Writing Dancing/Dancing Writing

Travel & Study Abroad
Open Call Dance Exchange Trips
Study Abroad with Baker-Tarpaga Dance in Ouagadougou


A warm welcome back to Chair Susan Petry and the cast of our touring ensemble, Alica Bacani, Tammie Carrasco, Leisa DeCarlo, and Kelly Hurlburt, from their adventures in China! 

Kudos to Mitchell Rose for another successful film festival, DANCE@30FPS!

If you would like to share any events on the OSUDance Blog, send information to Owen David at david.82 by Wednesday evening for inclusion in the following weekend's blog post.

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