REGISTER: College Day Open House for High School Students

February 2, 2023

REGISTER: College Day Open House for High School Students

Dancers performing on a stage

March 31, 2023
10:00AM - 4:00PM
In-person at Sullivant Hall and Online via Zoom

College Day is a free in-person and online event for high school students, but registration is required.  

High school students interested in pursuing dance in college are invited to spend a day in the life of an Ohio State Dance major! Visiting students will take and observe classes, see student work, attend an information session about our major and minor programs, and mingle with our current BFA students. Students will also have the opportunity to take a guided tour of our state-of-the-art facilities.


Sample Itinerary (subject to change): 

10:00am Welcome

External Relations Coordinator Damian Bowerman and Academic Program Coordinator Amy Schmidt will welcome and provide participants with a brief overview of the day’s events and activities.

10:30am-12:00pm OBSERVE CONTEMPORARY TECHNIQUE CLASSES (Sullivant Hall Studios)

There will be four different contemporary technique classes taking place during this time frame. College Day participants will observe 20 minutes of each class. Online hosts will rotate between the classrooms. We have taken care to organize a rotation schedule that provides maximum viewing opportunities.

  • Technique classes:

O  Momar Ndiaye, Sullivant Hall 370
H   Eddie Taketa, Sullivant Hall Studio 390
 I   Countess Winfrey, Sullivant Hall Barnett Theatre 320
O  Crystal Michelle Perkins, Sullivant Hall Studio 270

12:00pm BREAK for Lunch

12:30pm-1:00pm TAKE CONTEMPORARY DANCE CLASS (for College Day participants)
Instructed by Momar Ndiaye in Sullivant Hall Studio 390

1:05pm-2:00pm Sullivant Hall 320 Barnett Theatre
OPEN REHEARSAL followed by Q & A

2:05pm-3:00pm Sullivant Hall Barnett Theatre
Q & A Forum with Current Ohio State Dance Students

3:00pm-3:45pm Sullivant Hall Barnett Theatre
SHOWING of Senior BFA Movement Projects


BFA Dance students will lead guests on an abbreviated campus tour. 

Attendees are invited take a self-guided virtual tour of the Columbus campus at your leisure:

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact us at Requests made 10 business days in advance will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

The ADA Coordinator's Office collaborates with University departments to ensure equal access for guests and visitors with disabilities to University programs, activities, and services. Guests or visitors seeking an accommodation to participate in a university program, activity or service are encouraged to contact us at as early as possible and in advance of the event.

Visitors may also contact the ADA Coordinator's Office at 614-292-6207 or for additional assistance or guidance.