Ohio Dance is working to connect our community to resources that we can use to help us keep moving and creating despite the restrictions of the current time.
2020 Virtual OhioDance Festival
OhioDance will hold a Virtual OhioDance Festival beginning on April 24, 2020 at 11:00am (E.T.) The original start date of the canceled festival.
OhioDance will share video links of performances and classes from those that will teach and perform in 2021, as well as others. Send information to share on this day.
Fill out the form, providing a 1-30 minute link to a performance video, class or discussion. (Please note: all music needs to have permission rights, if not please silence, or add music from a free site.)
OhioDance will share on our website April 24th. Deadline to submit is April 8, 2020.
Click on the google Submission form here
The Ohio State University, Department of Dance has agreed to reschedule the OhioDance Festival for April 30-May 2, 2021. All 2020 faculty and performers will be asked to the 2021 festival.
Guest Artist James Gregg
Co-Sponsored by The Ohio State University, Department of Dance
Sullivant Hall 315
1813 North High Street
Columbus OH 43210
Guest Artist James Gregg Currently based in Los Angeles, Colorado born, Oklahoma raised, James Gregg is an international choreographer who has created works on Whim W’Him, Groundworks, Danceworks Chicago, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance, Ballet X, Northwest Dance Project, Nashville Ballet’s Emergence, Springboard Danse Project Montreal, Elements Contemporary Ballet, and Cirque du Soleil at Sea.
James was the recipient of the prestigious 2015 Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship Award. He was also the winner in 2015 of the NCC at Western Michigan University, in 2014 he won Ballet Austin’s New American talent choreographic competition, and in 2011 the winner of the International Choreographic Competition at Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur. James is also the co-founder along side Rauf Yasit, also known as Rubberlegz, of a company based in Los Angeles known as Wewolf. They are a multi-disciplinary dance collective that is focused on creating and working on different projects that bring their methods of dance and visual arts together.
A young artist’s concert starts the weekend event on Friday, April 24, 2020 from 11:00am-12:00pm. Classes will follow. Saturday, April 25, 2020, classes will be held from 9:00am to 5:00pm, with a performance starting at 7:00pm. Sunday, April 26, 2020 will be classes from 10:00am to 3:00pm. All events will be held in the OSU Department of Dance Studios, Barnett Theatre, OSU Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise, and OSU’s Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design.
Check out the 2019 festival clip below:
- To view performance clips go to our performance page: http://ohiodance.org/festival/showcase/
- To see an archive of past festivals, go to our festival archive: http://ohiodance.org/festival/festival-archive/
To become a member go to: http://ohiodance.org/membership/individual-membership/ Or http://ohiodance.org/membership/organizational-membership/
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, and Puffin Foundation West, Ltd.