Friday, October 31, 2014

Week 11 Announcements: November 3-7

NEWS + UPDATES

Monday, November 3 at 12pm: Kelsey Poole, from the Office of International Affairs, will be in the Green Room to talk about OSU and non-OSU study abroad opportunities. Bring your lunch and your questions! 

Election Day is Tuesday, November 4! 

Dance Downtown is November 14-15 at 8pm. Be sure to pick up your FREE ticket at Drake and support our fabulous dancers and choreographers. More information



GRAD NEWS

Hayes Graduate Research Forum applications are open! Applications accepted until November 14 for the forum on February 20, 2015.

Job postings: Oberlin CollegeUniversity of WashingtonUniversity of BuffaloUniversity of Southern CaliforniaTufts UniversityDenison UniversitySUNY BrockportSonoma State UniversityUniversity of North Carolina: Charlotte, Macalester College

UNDERGRAD NEWS

Registration for BUCKEYETHON's 2015 Dance Marathon ends November 7! Sophomore Heidi Murr has organized a team of dance majors to participate in this all-night dance fundraiser on February 6-7, 2015. Learn more here, register here, and email Heidi with questions. (And, check out Heidi's blog post about her experience at last year's Buckeye-Thon).

College of Arts & Sciences Study Abroad Fair: November 19, 6-7:30pm in Thompson Library (11th Floor). More information.

Edward S. "Beanie" Drake Scholarship: Established in 1950, the purpose of the “Beanie” Drake Scholarship is to provide funds to enable deserving students to participate in campus activities when need might otherwise make it difficult or impossible for them to do so. Applications are due December 10. More information.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The Barbara and Sheldon Pinchuk Arts-Community Outreach Grant is open for educational and outreach projects connecting the visual and performing arts at The Ohio State University with the Columbus community. Applications are due Monday, December 15. More information here.

The Pelotonia Fellowship Program provides one-year research fellowships to the best and brightest OSU undergraduate students who want to help cure cancer. Cancer is a complex disease and curing it will take a multidisciplinary effort. So, no matter what the field of study, from traditional scientific fields to fields like engineering, history and business, all OSU undergraduate students may apply. More information here.

LET'S DANCE AND TALK ABOUT DANCE + ART

Master class with Ailey II: Thursday, November 6 from 11-12:30pm in the Ohio Union. Space is limited! Register here. (Susan Petry suggests that if you get into the class, you take barre in your ballet class and then head to the Union).

SEE ART

Zvi Dance
ZviDance performs in Cincinnati at the Aronoff Arts Center from October 31-November 1. Tickets and information. And, get discounted tickets here!

Ailey II performs at the Palace Theater on Thursday, November 6 at 8pm. Presented by the Ohio Union Activities Board. Call 614-292-3117 for details.

Dance Downtown is November 14-15 at 8pm at the Capitol Theater at the Riffe! More information.

XClaim Dance Company presents Blue November 13-16 at Columbus Dance Theatre's Fisher Theater. More information.

DANCE OPPORTUNITIES

Angela Young Dance Studio seeks instructors for their Kids Dance Program. OSU BFAs Ella Matewayou, Amanda Stricko, and Kathryn Sauma have taught here, and now the studio is looking to expand its offerings and class times. Send Will Gaberle a cover letter and resume if you are interested in teaching jazz, hip hop, tap, or contemporary, or interested in teaching ballroom styles in their Adult program.

Shen Wei Dance Arts Winter Intensive: Registration closes December 8 for SWDA's January 5-10 intensive in New York City. You can find more information here, or contact 2nd year MFA Brandon Whited, former SWDA company member, for details.

Call for Proposals: Second International Conference on Somatics-Based Dance Education from July 15-19, 2015 at Dean College. Proposals are due December 10. More information.

American Dance Festival Winter Intensive applications are now available! This year, you can choose to study for ten days in New York City or five days in Pasadena, California. Register before October 20 and the $20 application fee will be waived.

Diavolo Dance Company is holding auditions for male and female touring company members for the 2014-2015 season on December 13 in LA.

Call for Submissions: OhioDance's 2015 Spring Festival seeks submissions for the evening performance on April 25. Deadline is December 5. More information.

SHOUT-OUTS! 

Thanks to everyone who helped out with and came to Second Year Show and the PhD research forum!

E-PORTFOLIO OF THE WEEK

First year MFA Nicole Garlando records her musings on making and process in this week's featured e-portfolio.




FINAL WORD

"Even the most fervent believer in 'art for art's sake' is not absolved of the responsibilities of engaged citizenship."
--Roger Copeland

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