Ohio University

Madeleine Scott

Madeleine Scott

Madeleine Scott


Professor Emerita

Professor emerita, joined Ohio University in 1980 after a short visiting artist residency. She holds certifications in Laban Movement Analysis, Movement Pattern Analysis, and Hatha Yoga. She holds degrees in theater from Loyola Marymount University and in dance performance while under Rockefeller Scholarship from UCLA‘s Graduate Dance Center. Influences in her dance study include: Mia Slavenska and Jack Cole, Warren Lamb, Carol-Lynne Moore. She danced with the Douglas Nielsen and Manuel Alum dance companies and was a founding member of DANCE/LA, a co-operative repertory company based in Los Angeles. She was honored as a University Professor for excellence in teaching. Recipient of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Choreographer‘s Fellowship, her work has been commissioned by University of Arizona, Tucson and University of Wisconsin, Stephens Point. She has been a guest artist at universities throughout the United States and Israel and has been on the faculties of U.C.L.A., California State University at Long Beach, Loyola University. She served on the board of National Association of Schools of Dance as President, is an onsite evaluator for NASD and has served on the Ohio Arts Council Dance Panel. A recipient of a grant from the Department of Commerce, she developed and participated in delivery of dance classes through live interactive video between Minnesota and Ohio. Scott held positions as Director of the Schools of Dance, Interim Dean of the College of Fine Arts, Interim Director of the School of Theater, and Director of the School of Dance, Film, and Theater. She is Early Retired Professor teaching Spring term.

Educational Background:

B.A., Theater, Loyola Marymount University M.A., Dance, University of California

Classes Being Taught:

  • DANC 1010 Intro to Modern
  • DACN 1220 Ballet Technique
  • DANC 3280 Dance Repertory
  • DANC 3304 Yoga
  • DANC 3360 Dance Movement Lab