April 28, 29 and 30, 2017
OhioDance Festival and Conference
Dance Matters: Inscribing
Co-Sponsored and held at
BalletMet Columbus

Download the 2017 festival brochure

Download the 2017 festival Registration page

Register online at http://ohiodance.org/festival/registration/

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.


2017 Maggie Patton OhioDance Outstanding Dance Student award
Application submission Deadline: Tuesday, March 14, 2017.
The application is below:

Word doc – 2017 Maggie Patton_OhioDance Outstanding Dance Student Award

PDF -2017Maggie patton_OhioDance Outstanding Dance Student Award


Click below to download the need-based scholarship application. The deadline is March 1, 2017 OhioDance Scholarship Application

Learn more about the Festival


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.