Thursday, March 05, 2015

Week 9 Announcements: March 9-13


Dynamic Collision is this weekend! On March 13-14 at 7pm at Columbus Dance Theatre,  senior BFAs Wesley Charlton, Ca'la Henderson, Kimberly Isaacs, and Julie Kogan present their senior projects, featuring the dancing of many current OSU students. Come out and support our seniors! Information.

Kim, Wes, Julie, and Ca'la present Dynamic Collision

Note: There will be no blog post next week. Look out for the Week 10 blog after Spring Break. Enjoy your time off!


Ray Travel Award & Career Development Grant is due March 27. Information.

Job postings: University of BuffaloDenison UniversityUniversity of North Carolina: CharlotteShenandoah University; University of Missouri-St. Louis

More job postings...


Interested in teaching at studios? Visit to post your resume and search dance teaching jobs.

Rome Study Abroad Information session: Wednesday, March 11 from 5:30-6:30pm in 122 Oxley Hall. For more information, contact Kelsey Poole.

2015 OSU Spring Career Fair: Tuesday, March 24 from 10-3pm in the Archie Griffin Ballroom in the Union. Information.

**Featured MFA program of the week: SUNY-Purchase


Research Scholar Awards: If you are interested in pursuing faculty-supervised research or creative activities, apply for this one-time, $1000 award from the Undergraduate Research Office. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and due by the 1st of each month. Information.

Undergraduate Student Grants and Scholarships: Studying abroad during your academic career? Visit the Office of International Affairs to learn about grants and scholarships to support study and travel. Information.

See more funding opportunities...


Learn more about the Program for Performing Arts Medicine and schedule an appointment here.


DanceWorks Chicago: On March 14, DWC presents a one-day workshop that will allow students to experience a day-in-the-life of a professional dancer. Featuring ballet class, repertory, an informal showing by DanceWorks, and a brown bag discussion with company members. Workshop will be held at the Lou Conte studio. $45 before March 6. Information

Cross Pointe Dance hosts a two-day workshop in Cincinnati on March 21-22, featuring masterclasses with teachers from American Ballet Theatre, Broadway, and film and television. Information.

DanceAbility Teacher Certification Workshop with Alito Alessi: May 11-22 and December 7-18, 2015 in Austin, TX. Learn how to teach integrated groups in movement arts and a model for facilitating communities that foster inclusive participation. $1800 (does not include airfare or housing). Information.

The Politics of Space, Value and (Im)Permanence: In this four-week lab with Ralph Lemon, students explore the possibilities of the ephemeral creative experience within and without form. Through the shared study of different time signatures, students engage in a daily practice of re-thinking the art of practice. This course is for students interested in examining the live body, moving, writing, thinking, remembering, forgetting, choreographing, curating, performing, and engaging in thoughtful critique. May 26-June 18 at the New School in NYC. Information.

The Dance Notation Bureau (DNB) hosts a two-week intensive workshop in Elementary Labanotation from June 15- June 26 in New York City. Tuition: $925 (prior to April 1)/ $985 (after May 1). Info.

Bearnstow Workshops: Visit Bearnstow's website to read about their summer workshops, which run from June - August. Artists include: Claire Porter, Robin Gilmore, and K.J. Holmes. Talk to Bebe to learn more about the Bearnstow experience. Information.

Site-Specific Creative Residency with Stephan Koplowitz: June 16-29 in Spoleto, Italy. LaMaMa Umbria is now accepting applications for a two-week residency on site-specific performance with Stephen Koplowitz. Applications are due by February 27. More information.

Bill Evans Teachers' Intensives 2015: Bill Evans will host two workshops this summer at Dean College: The Art and Science of Teaching Dance (July 6-15) and the International Conference on Teaching Somatics-Based Dance (July 16-19). Faculty include Bill Evans, Peggy Hackney, and Claire Porter. More information.

Paul Taylor Summer Intensive: This two week intensive from July 26-August 8 in Baltimore, MD will introduce dancers to Taylor style through daily technique and repertoire classes with current and/or former PTDC dancers. Information.

Bebe Miller Company Intensive: A six-day workshop in collaborative practice taught by Bebe, dancers Angie Hauser and Darrell Jones and dramaturg Talvin Wilks in Sullivant from August 2-8. Each day, participants will work on movement, partnered dancing and development, dramaturgy, and collaboration.

Now & Next Dance Mentoring Project Summer Program: August 17-21 in Washington, DC. Directed by OSU alum Ashley Thorndike Youssef (PhD '10), this program, designed for college dance majors and young professionals, combines a company-style somatics/technique/repertory workshop with a teacher training program. This year's faculty include Maree Remalia (MFA '11) Dante Brown (MFA '12), and Thorndike-Youssef. Information.

More intensivesfestivals, and workshops...


Dynamic Collision: March 13-14 at 7pm at Columbus Dance Theatre. Come see new work by senior BFAs Wesley Charlton, Ca'la Henderson, Kimberly Isaacs, and Julie Kogan. Information.

Ballet 422 at Gateway Film Center on March 13 and running for one week only. From first rehearsal to world premiere, Ballet 422 goes backstage at the New York City Ballet as emerging choreographer Justin Peck crafts a new work. Info.

Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter: This film, opening at Gateway on 3/27 for one week, tells the inspiring and largely unknown story of a woman whose life was defined by her love for dance. Martha Hill emerges as dance's secret weapon, someone who fought against great odds to establish dance as a legitimate Modern Dance art form in America. Information.

OhioDance Festival: Registration is now open for the festival, which runs from April 24-26 and features classes, workshops, and performances. This year's guest artist is Liz Lerman. 5% off registration if you sign up before March 1! Information.

More performances...


Call for choreographers: The Dance Gallery Festival seeks choreographers for their ninth annual international dance festival on September 25-27 in New York City and October 1-3 in Texas. Application materials must be received by March 20. Information.

Call for proposals: The Department of Arts Administration, Education & Policy and Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Autism Network is planning an Arts & Autism Conference on August 10-11, 2015 at Sullivant Hall. Faculty and students who have an interest in dance and disabilities (especially autism) are encouraged to present research, a performance, a workshop, or panel presentations. Contact Susan Petry for more details.

Create a 3-5 minute "Evolution of Dance" flashmob for the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Recognition Program on April 16. Participants: faculty, staff, and students from the College. Compensation: $250 (negotiable). Contact Marilyn Trefz for more information.


Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Westerville seeks dance undergraduate or recent grads for dance instructor positions. Training provided. Information.

Diavolo Dance auditions: Diavolo seeks male and female performers with strong backgrounds in dance, partnering and acrobatics for its upcoming season. Auditions will be held on March 28 in Dallas, May 9 in Denver, and May 23 in LA. More information.

Ballet Quad Cities audition: Saturday, March 14 from 3-5pm at the Lou Conte Studio in Chicago, IL. BQC seeks male and female dancers for their 2015-2016 season. Information.

Camp Timber Ridge in High View, WV, seeks a dance instructor for its 2015 camp. Must be available from June 10-August 8. Paid position with room and board. Information.

Camp Wicosuta seeks dance instructors for its sleepaway camps for girls in New Hampshire. Must be available June 14-August 20. Contact Carly Meltzer with questions by email or phone (914-946-0927) and visit their website for more information.

Broadway Theatre Project at Sea Summer Intensive: July 9-August 1. This intense performing arts institute held over three weeks in the summer is hosted by Norwegian Cruise Line at their state-of-the-art training facility in Tampa Bay, Florida. Applications must be received by March 15. Information.

Cutting Edge Dance Studio in Powell is hiring teachers for Thursday night classes (Jr. Ballet, Lyrical,  Jazz, Leaps and Turns). Contact Stacie for more information, or you can email alum Kelly Hurlburt (BFA '14) to learn more.

More auditionscalls for entryfellowships & residenciesinternship & volunteer opportunities, and job opportunities...


Creating Your Hustle: The Art and Science of Pricing and Negotiation Strategies: This workshop will outline the science behind pricing and assist participants in developing pricing strategies to enhance their own practices. Participants will be encouraged to bring an image (or example) of their work to complete the hands-on pricing activities. Workshop will take place on March 10 from 6:30-8:30pm at CCAD's MindMarket. Come at 6pm for networking! Information.

Financial Literacy for Artists: Join Elaine Grogan Luttrull for "The Business of Art: Financial Literacy & Career Planning for Artists" on March 14-15, 2015 at Millworks Studios. In this two-day workshop, presented by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, participants will discuss common challenges faced by visual, performing, and literary artists. Information.


Upward Bound seeks tutor/counselors and instructors for their 2015 summer program. Applications are due by April 3rd. Information.

OSU LiFE Sports Initiative is hiring interns for their summer 2015 camp, which runs from June 8th-July 2nd. Information.


Congratulations to MFA Tammy Carrasco, who accepted the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor at SUNY-Brockport last week! We're so proud of you, Tammy!


Check out this week's e-portfolio: PhD Kimberly Wilczak's Interfacing Art and Design.


"I often say that in making dances I can make a world where I think things are done morally, done democratically, done honestly."
--Twyla Tharp

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