Friday, April 25, 2014

Week 17 Announcements: April 25-May 1, 2014

This week's blog features Masterclasses, Professional Opportunities, and more!

OhioDance Showcase: Moving Work. Saturday, April 26, 2014. 7:00pm at the BalletMet Performance Space. This showcase features professional companies and choreographers, inclusind several alumni of the OSU Department of Dance. From the Northeast: Bill Wade of Inlet Dance Theatre, Or Sagi-Woodson of Verb Ballets,and Falon Baltzell, Robin Prichard, and Shannon Sterne. From Columbus: Leigh Lotocki in collaboration with Amanda Platt, Kevin Estes, and Johnny Mendoza; Jeffrey Fouch. From the Southeast: Diane Germaine; college choreographer, Joy Gross, and dancers from University of Akron dance program. There will be a special presentation by guest artist, Bill Evans. OhioDance Awards will be presented to Mary Verdi-Fletcher for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the dance artform and Kelly Berick for outstanding contributions to the advancement of dance education at the Moving Works Showcase.

Dance Connection: Adrenaline. Sunday, April 27, 2014. 2:00pm and 7:30pm at the Ohio Union Performance Hall. $5, or FREE with a BUCK ID. Come support the broader OSU dance community by going to see Adrenalin, a show by the student group Dance Connection, which includes many people pursuing a Minor in Dance.

Masterclass with Rennie Harris' RHAW. Saturday, May 3, 2014. 10:30am-12:00pm at Contemporary Dance Theater Studios. In a society where hip hop is often portrayed as a violent, undisciplined counterculture, RHAW deconstructs popular perception of this medium, expanding and challenging the boundaries and definitions of hip hop in general. As hip hop continues to be chosen as the modern generation’s medium of expression, RHPM works to honor its history, explore its ideas, and further its contributions to the surrounding community. $15 for students. Register now


Check out the final works of this semester's Dance Film class! These students worked under Professor Mitchell Rose, learning the fundamentals of digital recording and editing: Stephanie OssowskiJessica Cavender, Christopher ChuShannon DrakeAlex McGee, and Film Studies major Catherine Elicson.

If you would like to share any events on the OSUDance Blog, send information to Sarah Levitt at levitt.40 by Wednesday evening for inclusion in the following weekend's blog post.

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