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A video of dancers performing and rehearsing in various studios with natural lighting and in a theatre with theatrical lighting. 

The department recognizes a responsibility to build public understanding and appreciation of dance as a diverse creative, cultural and educational expressive art form. A commitment to cultural, racial and ethnic diversity is reflected throughout the curriculum and in recruitment of faculty, students and staff. We are committed to academic and artistic excellence, inclusive diversity, freedom of expression, anti-racist activism, social transformation and civic responsibility.

Upcoming Events

July 5 - July 13, 2024
Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43210
July 13, 2024
Barnett Theatre, Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43210

Recent News

Dear Friends and Colleagues,


It is with profound pride and immense joy that I reflect on the extraordinary accomplishments of The Ohio State University Department of Dance over the…

Ohio State Dance welcomes Postdoctoral Scholar Sinjini Chatterjee to the department in autumn 2024. Chatterjee holds a PhD in Critical Dance Studies from the University of California, Riverside.…

The Department of Dance, within the College of Arts and Sciences, seeks an Administrative Assistant to join our team. The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest college and the academic heart…

Ohio State Dance welcomes Kym McDaniel (she/her) to our faculty in autumn 2024 as a tenure-track assistant professor of dance film and digital technologies. McDaniel is an experimental…