OhioDance inclusively supports the diverse and vibrant practice of dance of all cultures and for all capabilities.


Thank you for joining us at the 2022 OhioDance Festival April 29-May 1, 2022

If you attended please take time to fill out the survey:

2022 OhioDance Festival Survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XKQFS36

“Body and Community”, co-sponsored by The Ohio State University, Department of Dance, Columbus. Events were held at the OSU Dance Studios and Barnett Theatre. Some sessions were live streamed.

Throughout the weekend there were a variety of performances, films, dance sessions and demonstrations.

The guest artist Tamara Williams, is an associate professor of dance, UNC Charlotte. Her company Moving Spirits, Inc. is a contemporary arts organization dedicated to performing, researching, documenting, cultivating and producing arts of the African diaspora, Africanistic aesthetics.Tamara and company members Kendra J. Ross and Monique LeFlore will offer an interactive experience.


OhioDance presented a concert at the Ohio Statehouse Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Filmed by Jess Cavender


OhioDance Documentary Film “Ohio: A State of Dance”.
https://vimeo.com/408136538/bc6666a5fe  2:00
https://vimeo.com/408975652/07a2ac2a6a :30
Resource for Virtual learning.
The OhioDance Virtual Dance Collection
, is an archival project of Ohio’s dance history.

Below find monthly pre-recorded sessions from 2020.

November 10, 2020 OhioDance presented a Virtual Session
Understanding Black History Through Black Music
Facilitated by Dr. William Theodore (Ted) McDaniel, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Music and African American & African Studies, The Ohio State University


September 23, 2020 OhioDance presented Camera Skills and Staging for a Virtual World
Facilitated by Rodney Veal, Faculty Sinclair Community College, host of Dayton’s ThinkTV, The Art Show, Dayton


Tuesday, July 28, 2020 OhioDance presented “Transitioning back to Dance Activities.” Facilitated by Kim Gladden MD, Founding member of the Dance Medicine clinic at the Sports Health Center of the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland. “the information presented was current at the time this was videotaped. For updated Covid recommendations and restrictions please visit https://covidactnow.org/ and your local health department webpage.”



OhioDance is a statewide organization that inclusively supports the diverse and vibrant practice of dance. OhioDance is supported through grants from The National Endowment for the Arts, Ohio Arts Council, Greater Columbus Arts Council, Columbus Foundation, The Ohio State University Department of Dance Dance Preservation Fund, and Puffin Foundation West, Ltd.


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