Please join us on April 26, 27, 28, 2019
2019 OhioDance Festival and Conference
Co-Hosted by The Ohio State University Department of Dance
Sullivant Hall 315
1813 North High Street
Columbus OH 43210

The guest artist will be Marlana Doyle, Artistic Director of the Houston METdance Company. Marlana will serve as our guest speaker. She will travel with two company dancers; Andres de Blust-Mommaerts and Risa D’Souza. The three will teach two classes, Contemporary Jazz and METdance rep.  Company dancers, Andres and Risa will perform a duet in the Saturday evening concert. Photos by Ben Doyle

Call for Festival Teaching Artists:
Deadline to submit October 31, 2018
Download word application here
Download pdf application here

Call for Festival Concert Performers:
Deadline to submit December 6, 2018
Download word application here
Download pdf application here

OhioDance is now accepting nominations for three OhioDance award categories.
All nominations need to be received by Wednesday, November 7, 2018.
Download nomination information here

Call for Young Artist Concert
Download word application here
Download pdf application here
Deadline to submit February 1, 2019

A young artist’s concert starts the weekend event on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 10:30am-11:30am. Classes and OD’s documentary film will follow. Saturday, April 27, 2019, classes and dance education workshops will be held from 9:00am to 5:00pm, with a performance and award ceremony starting at 6:30pm. Sunday, April 28, 2019 will be a wellness day, and classes from 10:00am to 3:00pm. All events will be held in the OSU Dept. of Dance Studios and Barnett Theatre.


Check out last year’s festival below:

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.