THE BIG 5-OH

May 7, 2018
Thursday, November 8, 2018 to Saturday, November 10, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018 to Sunday, November 18, 2018
Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High Street
Colloquy by Stanley Berke, University Dance Company (1979), photo credit Harry Blaine. 



Ohio State Dance
...throwing our weight around for 50 years...


Public Performances:
Thursday, November 8 - Saturday, November 10
Thursday, November 15 - Saturday, November 17

Alumni Reunion Brunch:
Sunday, November 18 at 10:30am in Sullivant 390
Please RSVP for the brunch by November 7 by purchasing brunch tickets.

Interactive archival exhibit on display throughout the event

Barnett Theatre Concert Performances
Featuring New Works Choreographed by Faculty
Space: Susan Van Pelt Petry *
Time: Daniel Roberts
Flow: Eddie Taketa
Weight: Crystal Michelle Perkins   

Thursday, November 8 - 8:00pm
Friday, November 9 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 10 - 3:00pm
Saturday, November 10 - 8:00pm

Thursday, November 15 - 8:00pm
Friday, November 16 - 8:00pm
Saturday, November 17 - 3:00pm
Saturday, November 17 - 8:00pm

* Video by Columbus College of Art & Design Professor Ric Petry

Sullivant Hall 350/Motion Lab (MOLA) Performances
by Renegade Performance Group Artistic Director and Choreographer André M. Zachery
Audiences will experience a living space in this interactive and immersive performance.  

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 6:00pm, 6:45pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 6:00pm, 6:45pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm
Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 1:00pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:45pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 6:00pm, 6:45pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm, 6:45pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm
Saturday, November 17, 2018 - 1:00pm, 1:45pm, 2:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:45pm, 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Alumni Reunion Brunch
Sunday, November 18 at 10:30am in Sullivant 390
Please RSVP for the brunch by purchasing brunch tickets.

Tickets:
Seating is limited. Patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. 

Tickets may be purchased by calling the Ohio State Theatre Ticket Office at (614) 292-2295, online at Ticketmaster.com, or in-person at the Ohio State Theatre Ticket Office, 1849 Cannon Dr., Columbus, OH 43210.

Click on the links below to purchase tickets online.

Please Support the Dance Innovation Fund
We are pleased to announce the new Dance Innovation Fund, with an initial ask of $100,000 towards the goal of endowing continuing contributions to equipment, technology and facilities, keeping us at the forefront of innovation in dance creation and production for the next 50 years. Please consider making a contribution to this new fund, ensuring Ohio State Dance’s place at the cutting edge of innovation in dance. 

IMAGE: Colloquy by Stanley Berke, University Dance Company (1979), photo credit Harry Blaine.

Go behind the scenes with Crystal Michelle Perkins’ as she crafts her latest piece. Made in celebration of our 50th anniversary, it will premiere alongside new works by Susan Van Pelt Petry, Daniel Roberts, Eddie Taketa, and André M. Zachery.
Music by Courtney Bryan
Lighting Design by Niasha Whitfield, BFA ’19
Video by Mason Chapello, BFA ’19

Before it hits the stage, take a quick glance at Susan Van Pelt Petry’s upcoming choreography. We invite you to catch it live during our 50th anniversary celebration where it will premiere alongside new works by Crystal Michelle Perkins, Daniel Roberts, Eddie Taketa, and André M. Zachery. 
Music by Amy Beach
Lighting Design by Niasha Whitfield, BFA ’19
Video by Mason Chapello, BFA ’19

Uncover what’s been happening in the studio with Daniel Roberts as he builds his latest piece. Alongside new works by Crystal Michelle Perkins, Susan Van Pelt Petry, Eddie Taketa, and André M. Zachery, it will premiere November 8-17, 2018 in the Barnett Theatre during our 50th anniversary celebration! Don’t miss out.

Music by Pauline Oliveros
Lighting Design by Niasha Whitfield, BFA ’19
Video by Mason Chapello, BFA ’19

Go behind the scenes with Eddie Taketa as he crafts his latest piece. Made in celebration of our 50th anniversary, it will premiere alongside new works by Crystal Michelle Perkins, Susan Van Pelt Petry, Daniel Roberts, and André M. Zachery. 

Music by Tower of Power
Lighting Design by Niasha Whitfield, BFA ’19
Video by Mason Chapello, BFA ’19



Uncover what’s been happening behind the scenes as André M. Zachery crafts his latest piece. We invite you to interact with it live during our 50th anniversary celebration as it premieres alongside new works by Crystal Michelle Perkins, Susan Van Pelt Petry, Daniel Roberts, and Eddie Taketa. Join us November 8-17 for performances in the Sullivant Hall Motion Lab!

Music by Deadmau5
Video by Mason Chapello, BFA '19
Media Design by André M. Zachery
Interactivity Design by Alex Oliszewski
Lighting Design by Claire Melbourne
Technical Direction by Oded Huberman
Production by Norah Zuniga Shaw



This video by Diego Arellano, student assistant with the Thompson Library Special Collections, showcases the historical milestone of Ohio State Dance's 50th Anniversary. Through interviews with some of the faculty and students we get a good glimpse about the lasting impression the department has left on the history of dance and what the future holds!

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