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May 8, 2020

Exactly three months ago, I gave a talk to the students, staff and faculty in the Department of Dance explaining why I wanted to become their next chair. Believe it or not, in my five-year vision…

May 4, 2020

Ph.D Student Rohini Acharya’s proposal, Bharata Natyam in the US Diaspora: Staging Indian American Identity through Performance at Classical Indian Dance Festivals and Competitions, has been…

May 1, 2020


Every generation has a defining historical moment that remains etched in the memories of its people for the rest of their lives: the 1929 stock market crash,…

April 17, 2020

Please join us in giving BFA Student Angela Ciarochi a shout out for receiving the Outstanding First-Year Student Award, which is a part of the 2020 Student Life Leadership Award.  The award is…

April 14, 2020

Thanks to all the Ohio State Dance Alumni who have responded to last fall’s call for news and updates from BFA Dance Senior Mia Williams for her senior project. We are excited to announce the…

April 10, 2020

Please join us in warm applause for Emily Craver and Kathryn Logan, recipients of 2020 Graduate Associate Teaching Awards. The GATA is Ohio State’s highest recognition of the teaching done by…

March 25, 2020

How dancers cope when they can’t dance: They improvise

By Sarah L. Kaufman, The Washington Post 

In this uncertain time, dancers have a useful perspective: Gently loosen those…

March 16, 2020

Momar Ndiaye will join The Ohio State University Department of Dance as an assistant professor this autumn 2020. As a choreographer, director, Ndiaye will ground his creative research here at Ohio…

March 13, 2020

B.F.A. Dance Student Madeline Denman has been selected for the joint-award from the American Dance Festival and Ohio State’s Department of Dance for a Leadership Scholarship of full-tuition to…