MFA alum Rodney Veal honored at Ohio Dance

April 28, 2016
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Rodney Veal (MFA '10) was honored at last weekend's Ohio Dance Festival for outstanding contributions to the advancement of the dance art form. Veal, an independent choreographer and interdisciplinary artist, serves as adjunct faculty for Stivers School of the Performing Arts, Sinclair Community College and the University of Dayton. Currently serves as Coordinator for Connect for Completion at Sinclair Community college. He is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a B.S in Political Science and Visual Arts.  He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Ohio Dance as Vice President and on the boards of Involvement Advocacy, HomeFull, Musica and the advisory board of WYSO. Mr. Veal is the recipient of several Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District grants and fellowships. He was chosen to participate in the Blue Sky Dayton Project Artist a Residency Program held in collaboration with the University of Dayton. Mr. Veal has choreographed and presented performance installations such as Reveal: Five Zones of Beauty presented at the Springfield Museum of Art in the summer of 2011 and the GHETTO installation at the University of Dayton’s ArtStreet in the Spring of 2015. and can currently been seen as the Host of the Emmy© Award winning Television series THE ART SHOW on Think TV Channel 16.