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  • The 2021 Fall Senior Dance Concert “Through,”

    November 17, 2021

    Ohio University School of Dance presents, “Through,” the annual Fall Senior Dance Concert, the culminating project for BFA dance majors. Twelve seniors employ their unique perspectives in newly created choreographic works.

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  • Art + Design Special Topics course collaborate with first-year Modern Dance class

    November 3, 2021

    CoFA faculty members Kate Hampel (School of Art + Design) and Dr.

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  • Betty Walberg: The One and Many

    November 2, 2021

    There were many Bettys. Arranger and composer of music for dance for Broadway, films and television; consummate pianist; inspiring teacher for two generations of dance students; mentor to young choreographers; dance mak

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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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