Dance BFA Grad makes OSU's Top 16 Moments from 2016

January 4, 2017
Photo of Mimi Lamantia

2016 Department of Dance BFA graduate and Pelotonia fellowship recipient, Mini Lamantia, and her research to use dance as a therapeutic tool to help those going through chemotherapy has made The Ohio State University's best-of 2016 list titled '

In Memoriam: Vera (Vickie) J. Blaine

December 28, 2016
photo of Vera Blaine from the 1960's
Vera (Vickie) Jaffee Blaine died peacefully in her sleep December 26, 2016, at her home surrounded by loved ones. She is survived by her beloved daughter Martha Kaylor, her son-in-law Mike and grandsons Michael and Matthias, her brother Roy Jaffee (wife Millie), numerou

In Memoriam: MaDonna Grimes

November 22, 2016
MaDonna Grimes

OSU Dance mourns the loss of MaDonna Grimes, a 1984 graduate of our program, who passed away earlier this month after a courageous battle with cancer.

Dance Downtown Sneak Peek

October 31, 2016
dane downtown image

What does it look like to prep for one of OSU Dance's biggest events of the year? Let our faculty and students show you.

Happy 90th Birthday, Lucy Venable

October 27, 2016
Professor Emerita Lucy Venable

This week, The Ohio State University Department of Dance is celebrating Professor Emerita Lucy Venable, who turns 90 on November 28. We’re also taking this time to reflect on Lucy's legacy at OSU Dance, and her work shaping the department’s principles and expertise in documentation.

OSU Dance Presents Dance Downtown 2016

October 22, 2016
Dance Downtown 2016

The Ohio State University presents Dance Downtown 2016 on Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12, from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Davidson Theatre, Riffe Center, 77 South High St., Columbus, OH 43215.

OSU Dance Students to Perform in "Black Mountain MinEvent"

October 5, 2016
Merce Cunningham’s Totem Ancestor (1942)

OSU Dance students will perform October 6 and 27 in Black Mountain MinEvent, a presentation from the Wexner Center for the Arts’ latest exhibition, Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957. The performances, which are free to attend and take place at 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. on both days, are a continued exploration of Black Mountain College’s impact on contemporary art through the works of some of its most iconic guest artists, choreographer Merce Cunningham and composer John Cage.