SAVE THE DATE:
April 28, 29 and 30, 2017
OhioDance Festival and Conference
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Co-Sponsored and held at
On April 28, 29, and 30, 2017, OhioDance, the state-wide dance network organization, will co-sponsor its regional festival with BalletMet Columbus. There are many classes, workshops, discussions and performances over the three days. The Sessions will be held at the studios and performance space at BalletMet, 322 Mt. Vernon Ave, Columbus, OH. Festival is inherently creative as the brightest talents in dance converge on Columbus to share new ideas and innovations in the field of dance.
Nationally recognized Alexis Wilson, will serve as a guest artist, she will be the guest speaker and teach a master class combining composition and dance. As a professional dancer she has performed classically and commercially all over the world. Alexis earned her B.F.A. in drama from the prestigious Carnegie-Mellon University. After retiring from dancing, she acted in commercials and later became a casting associate. Alexis has written and published poetry, a full length musical, made contributions to a variety of published works, and self-published her recent memoir, Not So Black and White. Alexis is an uplifting, witty, articulate, insightful speaker who challenges and delights every audience.
OhioDance is seeking proposals for Teachers:
The Call for Festival Presenter Proposals
Now available to download
Proposals are due November 2, 2016
Download the word doc
Please enjoy these video clips from past festivals.
Please enjoy video clips from the 2016 OhioDance Festival
To view performance clips go to our performance page
Video Clips from the 2015 Festival Sessions:
Liz Lerman Talk
Liz Lerman Book Reading
Young Artist Clip
Video clips from the 2014 Festival sessions
William Evans master class
2013 OhioDance Festival and Conference video clips
2013 Dance as Social Art: Interactive Panel Discussion
2013 Pat Graney What is Keeping the Faith – Prison Project?
2013 Amethyst Inc.’s process and performance of “Hang on, Hang in, and Have Hope”
2013 OhioDance Showcase and Young Artist Concert Clip
Preview of the 2013 OhioDance Festival and Conference
2012 Ann Cooper Albright’s ACTS of Passion 45 second Clip
2012 Dance Wellness for the Teacher led by the OSU Performing Arts Medicine staff 45 second clip.
Support: 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, Puffin Foundation West, Ltd., and NiSource.