That’s a wrap: May 2-6, 2016

Professor Susan Van Pelt Petry was honored at last weekend’s Ohio Dance Festival for outstanding contributions to the advancement of dance education. Here, Susan accepts her award at the Festival’s evening performance. Congratulations, Susan! Can’t wait to have you back in our studios starting this fall. Read more about Susan here. Congratulations to the class… More That’s a wrap: May 2-6, 2016

Week 16: April 25-29

Congratulations to Dr. Bench and Dr. Dixon! Dr. Bench received a Batelle Engineering, Technology and Human Affairs (BETHA) Endowment Grant this week to support her project Dance in Transit. Dr. Dixon received a Coca-Cola Critical Difference for Women Grant for her research project, “Black Body Between the Lines: Mary Hinkson Dancing Graham and Transforming White Spaces.”    … More Week 16: April 25-29

Week Fifteen: April 18-22, 2016

Congratulations to the 3rd Year MFAs, who completed their comprehensive exams and oral defenses last week! This week’s events: Graduate Day: Research Forum Monday, April 18 from 12:30-2pm; Room 225 Come support graduate students as they share their research: Kathryn Holt and Alexandra Stilianos will present, and Fenella Kennedy and Brandon Whited will give micro-talks. Graduate… More Week Fifteen: April 18-22, 2016

Week Fourteen: April 11-15, 2016

Congratulations to the choreographers, cast, and crew of Spring Concert on an incredible show!  This week’s events: Senior Showcase Monday, April 11; 12:3opm in the Barnett Seniors Gabby Bailey, Maddy Girardi, Katherine Greer, Ruth Keysor, Kelsey Kane, Victoria Alesi, Savannah Weatherington, Cailin Manning, Christine Ghinder, Asha Whitfield will share their research from their senior projects. Come out and support the class of 2016! Masterclass… More Week Fourteen: April 11-15, 2016

Week Thirteen: April 4-8, 2016

OSU Dance was well represented at the Denman Undergraduate Research Forum on Wednesday, March 30: BFAs Tori Alesi, Serena Chang, Christine Ghinder, Mimi Lamantia, Dana Podell, Cailin Manning, and Asha Whitfield all presented. OSU Dance won the top two prizes in the Arts/Architecture category. Serena Chang won 2nd place for “Our hour: cancer research through dance community,” and Mimi Lamantia… More Week Thirteen: April 4-8, 2016

Week Twelve: March 28-April 1, 2016

Congratulations to the cast and choreographers of Our Hour and Training Ground for being selected for the Gala Performance at American College Dance Association Regional Conference. Our Hour was also chosen as an alternate piece for the national performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Our Hour choreography by Serena Chang featuring: Tim Bendernagal, Lilianna Kane,… More Week Twelve: March 28-April 1, 2016

Week Eleven: March 21-25, 2016

Welcome back to the final stretch! And a special welcome home to the Brazil Tour Group!  Ashley Thorndyke-Youssef visits OSU Dance Department Monday, March 21, 2016 from 12-12:45pm Alum Ashley Thorndike-Youssef visits OSU Dance to share Now Next Dance, a project based organization. Now Next Dance cultivates creativity, leadership, and wellness in and through dance. They embody… More Week Eleven: March 21-25, 2016

Week Ten: March 14-20, 2016

HAPPY SPRING BREAK Have a safe and restful week off! And when you get back… Ashley Thorndyke-Youssef visits OSU Dance Department Monday, March 21, 2016 from 12-12:45pm Alum Ashley Thorndike-Youssef visits OSU Dance to share Now Next Dance, a project based organization. Now Next Dance cultivates creativity, leadership, and wellness in and through dance. They embody the… More Week Ten: March 14-20, 2016

Week Eight: February 29-March 6, 2016

Brazil Tour Group Sharing Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 7pm; Barnett Theatre Come support OSU dancers, choreographers and faculty as they present their work in preparation for the Spring Break Tour to Brazil!  The event is free, but there is limited seating. Information Ten Tiny Dances features OSU performers and choreographers Friday, February 26, 2016 at 8pm, Saturday,… More Week Eight: February 29-March 6, 2016