Skip to: Main Content Search Navigation Secondary Navigation

Dance

School of Dance, Film, and Theater
dance-head2
dance-head2
dance-head2
dance-head2
dance-head2

Ani Javian

Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance

740-593-1826
javian@ohio.edu

Ani Javian

Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance

Ani Javian is a choreographer, performer, and educator. Her choreography has been presented at various New York City venues and around the Midwest, and has received funding from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Greater Columbus Arts Council as a 2015 Individual Artist Fellow, and The Ohio State University. In 2016, Ani received an Individual Excellence Award in Choreography from The Ohio Arts Council. As a performer, Ani has danced for Molly Lieber, Paige Phillips, Betsy Miller, and Natalie Desch, among others. She was a member of Naomi Goldberg Haas' Dances for a Variable Population, with whom she led community-based, multi-generational dance and wellness classes.

 

Ani is currently a Lecturer of Dance at Ohio University where she teaches modern and ballet technique, improvisation, composition, somatic studies, and repertory, and is the Program Coordinator for the Dance Division’s Summer Dance Institute. She has also taught at Denison University and The Ohio State University. Ani regularly guest teaches at universities and studios across the country, and presents her research on the pedagogy of improvisation at conferences. She is a member of OhioDance’s Board of Trustees.

 

A native of Milford, Connecticut, Ani received a BA in Dance and English from Connecticut College and an MFA in Dance from The Ohio State University.

 

www.anijavian.com