OhioDance is committed to secure the foothold of dance in Ohio through increasing visibility, firming viability, and elevating the position of dance in Ohio.


Save the Date

2024 OhioDance Festival
April 26-April 28
Location: The Ohio State University, Dance Department, Sullivant Hall, 1813 North High St., Columbus Ohio 43210

2024 OhioDance Call for Presenters
SUBMISSIONS MUST BE Received by October 26, 2023
2024 OhioDance call for presentersblank (pdf)

Deadline Received by Wednesday, December 6, 2023
pdf 2024 Professional choreography application

Guest Artist Nick Pupillo, founder and Artistic Director of Visceral Dance Chicago.Visceral Dance is a national and internationally recognized driving force in contemporary dance. Visceral Dance Chicago has been named one of Dance Magazine’s 25 to Watch, recognizing the company’s accomplishments and potential in the national community. Visceral Dance is recognized for its exceptional technicality, diversity, versatility, and daring athleticism. Nick Pupillo and company members will perform, teach two sessions and provide an audition opportunity. www.visceraldance.com

Parking Garage is located next to Sullivant Hall with access from High Street.
Parking is available in South Garage $17. per day (next to Sullivant)
North Garage after 4pm Fri, all Sat. & Sun. $17. per day
ParkMobile app or Meters check signs for details. Street parking after Indianola no meters check signs to ensure not permit parking.
Location, directions and Parking https://dance.osu.edu/about/location

Payment information go to: https://ohiodance.org/festival/registration/

Below you will find videos from OhioDance programs:

OhioDance presented a concert at the Ohio Statehouse Holiday Festival and Tree Lighting
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Filmed by Jess Cavender

OhioDance Documentary Film “Ohio: A State of Dance”.
https://vimeo.com/408136538/bc6666a5fe  2:00
https://vimeo.com/408975652/07a2ac2a6a :30
Resource for Virtual learning.
The OhioDance Virtual Dance Collection
, is an archival project of Ohio’s dance history.


November 10, 2020 OhioDance presented a Virtual Session
Understanding Black History Through Black Music
Facilitated by Dr. William Theodore (Ted) McDaniel, Jr.
Professor Emeritus of Music and African American & African Studies, The Ohio State University



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, The Ohio State University Department of Dance Dance Preservation Fund, and Puffin Foundation West, Ltd.


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