Thursday, December 10, 2015

Finals Week Announcements: December 14-20

NEWS + UPDATES

Welcome to Finals Week (You're SO close to break!)
It's nearly here.  Winter break.  You can do it!  You're almost there.  Stay calm and DANCE ON.


January welcomes NACHMO (National Choreography Month), your annual choreographic kick in the pants, arriving in Ohio January 1st. NACHMO is an annual challenge to create one dance piece or dance film within January’s 31 days. If you are interested in participating, please contact Maddie Leonard-Rose, the Programming Coordinator, or register online.

Doug Varone and Liz Lerman to be honored by the American Dance Guild with a "Distinguished Artistry and Lifetime Achievement" award this December. Remember our own Eddie Taketa and Sarah Levitt have ties to these two amazing artists.

GRAD NEWS
ArtsLink Award and Residency and Grant applications are due January14. Apply now. Information.

Deadline Extended: Graduate Theatre Syndicate Symposium Applications are now due December 27, 2015. The symposium, "A Question of Survival: Adaptation/Abstraction in Performance," seeks proposals for Conference Paper Abstracts, Performance, and Design/Visual Art. Contact Karie Miller with questions.

Faculty Fellows Program is open to all new and/or recent PhD and terminal Master's degree recipients. The program is aimed at candidates interested in pursuing a career in undergraduate teaching and scholarship at a liberal arts institution. Registration and application.

OSU Graduate School's Preparing Future Faculty Program will accept applications in February 2016. Information.

Posted university positions...

UNDERGRAD NEWS
Jacob's Pillow Internships applications are now open. The internship runs from May 24-September 1, 2016. Applications are due January 15. Apply.

Journal of Undergraduate Research at Ohio State (JUROs) has extended its deadline to February 1, 2016. Information.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors Foundation offers grants to Television, Film and Interactive students for thesis films. Deadline for submission is January 8, 2016. Information.

Research Scholar Award applications for faculty-supervised research or creative activity are due January 1, 2016. Awards are one-time only, for funding of $1,000. Information.

Many Study Abroad applications are due in early January. Don't forget to submit your materials if you're interested in going abroad. Information.

HEALTH + WELLNESS
Don't forget the Counseling and Consultation Service offers an after-hours service to provide clinical assistance to OSU students. To access ProtoCall, call (614) 292-5766.

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

LET'S DANCE
International Ballet & Contemporary Competition in Bari, Italy in March 2016.  Registration open now. Information.

Remember to consider the Black Mountain College Performance/Opportunity as you plan for your upcoming semesters and schedules. Information.

Consider spending a semester abroad in Hawaii. Information.

WINTER INTENSIVES
International Multidisciplinary Conference in Austria from December 17-21, 2015. Scholarships are available for up to 200EU of the total cost. Information.

Intensive Dance Therapy Course Winter Intensive in Westhampton Beach, NY. Tuition is $975 and enrollment is limited. Dates are December 27-31, 2015 and January 2-6, 2016. For information email Linni Deihl, Director.

American Dance Festival Winter Intensive in San Francisco from December 27-31, 2015 with faculty including OSU Alum, Abby Zbikowski. Apply.

American Dance Festival Winter Intensive in New York City from December 28-January 5 with faculty including Neil Greenburg, Gerri Houlihan, Leah Cox and Nia Love. Apply.

Northwest Dance Project 5 Day Dance Workshop in Portland, OR from December 28-January 1, 2016. Registration due by December 18. Information.

Doug Varone and Dancers 7th Annual Winter Intensive from January 3-9, 2016 at the Boston Conservatory. Applications due December 14.  Information.

January Workshop with Nancy Stark Smith from January 3-22, 2016 at Earthdance in Plainfield, MA. Information.

Shen Wei Dance Arts Winter Intensive is scheduled from January 4-9, 2016 in New York. Talk to Graduate Student Brandon Whited for information, or register here.

Registration for Winter MELT is open. Dates of the festival are January 4-22, 2016.  Faculty include Kyle Abraham, Michelle Boulé, DD Dorvillier, Irene Dowd and Shelly Senter. Information.

Ad Deum's Christian Men Dance Retreat will take place January 8-10, 2016 at West University Dance Center, Houston Texas. Please apply by December 10.

David Dorfman Dance Winter Intensive at Gibney Dance runs January 11-16, 2016.  Register by November 20 to receive a discount. Information.

AUDITIONS
Northwest Dance Project will hold auditions for summer opportunities in Portland, Salt Lake City, San Fransisco, New York and Chicago on various dates from January 2, 2016 until February 6, 2016. Information.

Commercial Dance Intensive at UNSCA auditions are open from October 1, 2015 until March 1, 2016. Applications are online only, and spots are first come, first served. Information.

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES
Call for Submissions to New Moves - a live choreographic competition in Chicago. The competition takes place on Thursday, December 17. There is a $500 cash prize. Registration.

Call for Submissions to Journal of Emerging Dance Scholarship deadline extended to January 18, 2016. Information.

E-PORTFOLIO OF THE WEEK

Julia Ayau, undergraduate student, investigates the relationship between media and dance. 
Read more about Julia's research and dance interests.




FINAL WORD

Success seems to be connected to action. Success people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.

-Conrad Hilton

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