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  • International interdisciplinary dancer brings mindfulness and body awareness to students

    September 13, 2021

    Hagan, an interdisciplinary artist with a background in dance and film, worked with dancers at Ohio University as part of a weeklong residency in the School of Dance at the end of August and beginning of September.

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  • From New York City to Athens, tech-savvy choreographer workshops with School of Dance students

    April 8, 2021

    After a year of isolation due to COVID-19, New York City-based choreographer, Brian Brooks, came to Ohio University’s Athens Campus for a weeklong residency with students in the School of Dance.

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  • Three Faculty Speak to the Value of the Arts Administration Program

    April 1, 2021

    Featuring faculty members who are teaching three (of the four) required foundational courses in the Master of Arts Administration degree. Heather Infantry, Rachel Cornish, and Dr.

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  • OHIO professor publishes first article that looks at concussion risk in stunt performers

    November 23, 2020

    Dr. Jeff Russell's new paper highlights the risk of concussion for dance, circus, theater and film and television stunt performers, along with guidelines for treatment. This groundbreaking research is the first of its kind being featured in scientific literature. 

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  • A COVID Experiment: School of Dance puts on virtual dance concert

    October 30, 2020

    Dancers are inventive and adaptable. Dancers know how to make it work, despite challenges. Dancers at Ohio University knew that even during a pandemic—with so much uncertainty and restriction—there are still opportunities to be creative.

    Originally Posted on OHIO news
  • 50 years of Dance

    June 6, 2020

    With more than 50 years of practice in training students’ bodies to express art through movement, what do OHIO’s School of Dance students take with them when they graduate?

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  • Factory Street Studio

    June 6, 2020

    Shortly after Cita Strauss, BFA '77, MA '04, completed her degree in Dance in 1977, she teamed up with fellow OHIO grad Marina Walchli, BFA '77, MS '81, to take a leap of faith.

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  • A life in the arts

    June 6, 2020

    Head of Arts Administration and Assistant Professor of Dance Christi Camper Moore, could be described as a professional learner.

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  • The Film and Dance Legacy of Jo Andres (1954–2019) Leading a Pack

    June 6, 2020

    One night at “legendary uptown Athens bar” Swanky’s in the spring of 1980, as Jo Andres took in the sight of a friend and fellow dance major shifting and sliding over the dance floor in jeans and a T-shirt to Devo’s frenetic cover of (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction, she must have felt a me

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  • Fine Arts College Summer 2020 Course Offerings

    May 22, 2020

    Explore the Dance Cultures of the World with Zelma Badu-Younge, learn more about film criticism with Rafal Sokolowski, sharpen your understanding of music theory and the history of rock music, or take an acting fundamentals course with Rebecca Vernoy.

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