Friday, September 18, 2015

Week 5 Announcements: September 21-27

Go Bucks!

Dr. Susan Chess, one of twelve Distinguished Staff members, took the field in a crowd of 104,000 to receive recognition from President Drake on Saturday's OSU vs. Hawaii game. Read more about 
Dr. Susan Chess, here

Michael Kelly Bruce received the President Provost's Award for Distinguished Faculty Service earlier in the year. Read about Michael Kelly Bruce's award here.

Mimi Lamantia with tango students
Mimi Lamantia in action

BFA student Mimi Lamantia is making waves with her Argentine Tango for Cancer Survivors, funded by her Pelotonia Fellowship. Mimi is currently preparing for her second session, which will run October 1 - December 10. There are still opening for dancers as well as survivors. Information.

Nominations for the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching are due Thursday, October 1. Information for submitting a nomination.

UCAT Planning Ahead for the Academic Job Search: The next session, Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letters, is Monday, September 21 from 2:30-4:30pm at the U.S. Bank Conference Theatre, Ohio Union. Registration.

Fulbright Applications are due online on October 13. Information.

More job postingsuniversity positions...

Study Abroad Expo: Friday, September 18 from 12-2pm. Information.

Registration & Auditions: for Spring dance work in the Department of Dance will be held Saturday, October 3 from 9am-12pm.

Reminder: T-shirt Order Forms are due Friday, September 25. Email Tess Gilbert with questions.

Undergraduate Research Scholarships: The application deadline is Monday, September 21, 2015.  This scholarship ranges from $500-$6,000 in the autumn semester.  Information.

See more fellowshipsfunding opportunities...

Department of Dance Conditioning Studio: The Autumn 2015 Class Schedule is listed below.  Please plan accordingly.

  • Tuesday 10:20-12pm; 12:45-2:40pm
  • Wednesday 12:45-2:40pm
  • Thursday 10:20-12pm; 12:45-2:40pm
  • Friday 12:45-2:40pm

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

OhioDance Festival Fall 2015: The OhioDance Festival is schedule for October 23-25, 2015. Masterclass instructors include Kyle AbrahamInformation.

Hubbard Street is hosting its annual Fall Workshop with a focus on choreographer William Forsythe.  Hubbard Street is based in Chicago, IL. Information.

Choreographer Jan Martens at the Wexner Center: Two shows on four nights, Sweat Baby Sweat and The Dog Days Are Over on October 8 & 9 at 8pm and October 11 at 2pm & October 12 at 8pm. Student tickets are $10. Get your tickets NOW they are almost gone.

DANCECleveland: Student tickets are available for the 60th anniversary season. Show listing and dates.

More performances...

Dr. Martha Eddy is offering a Professional Development Workshop in early childhood movement for educators on September 29, 8:30-3pm.  The workshop will take place at BalletMet Columbus and the registration fee is $20.  For questions or to RVSP email Melanie Ryan.

Seven Dance Company will hold open auditions on October 3, 2015 at 12pm for a project in March/April 2016.  They are seeking dancers and choreographers.  Seven Dance Company is based in Lewis Center, OH but will be teaming up with Paul M. Sutter of OSU for this project.  Information.

Kim Robards Dance will hold auditions for male and female dancers by appointment or audition packet for positions beginning in January 2016.  They are also accepting audition packets for Trainee, Apprentice and Summer Intensive Company Project programs.  Kim Robards Dance is a Modern Dance Company based in Aurora, CO.  Information.

Dancewave is hosting Dancing Through College and Beyond for high school seniors on Sunday, October 18 from 8:30-6pm. This event is a free way to check out college dance programs.  Registration required. Please encourage high school seniors from the New York area to attend - it is a great way to learn about the OSU program. Information.

Call for Dance Work Submissions: The 7th Annual Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival (RAD Fest) in Kalamazoo, MI. There are three submission categories: Live Performance, Youth Live Performance and Screendance. The festival takes place March 18-20, 2016. The entry deadline is October 16, 2016. Information.

To the new class of graduate students as they settle into the program and get to know the faculty and undergraduates. Welcome Angelica, April, Chris, Biag, Steven, Kathryn, Benny, Lexi and Laura Ashlee!


Take a look at Heidi Murr's blog, highlighting her research through movement.


The greatest sign of intelligence is an open mind.

- Candace Feck
Aesthetics & Criticism AU13

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