Thank you to Ohio University, School of Dance Film and Theater Division of Dance, Athens for hosting the fall festival. And to all those who taught master classes, performed, and attended
the three day weekend.


2016 OhioDance Festival and ConferenceJoey Kennedy-0099
Dance Matters:
Paving Possibilities
April 22-24, 2016
BalletMet Columbus
Guest Artist Teena Marie Custer

Looking forward to the 2016 spring festival:

The Call for Submission to the Spring Evening Festival Performance
held at BalletMet Columbus Performance Space on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 7:00pm.
Submission deadline applications need to be received
by December 4, 2015.
Download the pdf application for the Festival Performance HERE
Download the word application for the Festival Performance HERE

Our guest artist for the conference is Teena Marie Custer. Teena is a dancer, teacher, and Joey Kennedy-0120choreographer based in Pittsburgh, PA. She is on the faculty at Slippery Rock University, Pittsburgh and American Dance Festival at Duke University. She is a B-girl and hip-hop dance-theater artist, a member of street-dance crews Get Down Gang and the all-female Venus Fly Trap Crew, and performs throughout the US.Teena Marie earned a BA in Dance from Slippery Rock University and an MFA in Dance Performance from The Ohio State University. She represented CM² (Columbus Movement Movement) in Dance Magazine’s “Top 25 to Watch” in 2007, and was featured in Dance Teacher magazine in October 2012. Teena will be the guest speaker, offer two master classes and perform in the evening performance.




Questions contact jane@ohiodance.org-614-224-2913.

Please enjoy these video clips.

Video Clips from the 2015 Festival Sessions:

Liz Lerman Talk


Liz Lerman Book Reading


Performance Clip


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 earlychildhood_education


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 Ohio Arts Council, The Greater Columbus Arts Council, The Columbus Foundation,
Puffin Foundation West, Ltd., and NiSource.