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Welcome to the School of Dance, Film, and Theater. In 2013 the School of Dance, School of Film and School of Theater joined together to create the School of Dance, Film, and Theater. The Dance, Film, and Theater Divisions of the School continue to deliver undergraduate (BA, BFA and Honors Tutorial degrees) and graduate (MA and MFA) degrees in each discipline. We continue to provide the best in classical training in dance, film and theater and welcome innovation in artistic expression. We are dedicated to excellence in our degree programs and productions and seek opportunities for artistic and scholarly explorations that draw on our strengths and re-map disciplinary boundaries. Study in the School of Dance, Film and Theater establishes fundamental skills that support innovation. We prioritize collaboration, diversity, and critical thinking in an environment that promotes interdisciplinarity and excellence. The School of Dance, Film, and Theater produces dance concerts, plays, film festivals and conferences that draw on the artistry and scholarship of its faculty and students. Our alumni are performing on the professional stage, working in production booths, and serving on the faculties of educational institutions throughout the world. Share your creativity and join us.

Mission: We are dedicated to excellence in our degree programs and productions and seek opportunities for artistic and scholarly explorations that draw on our strengths and re-map disciplinary boundaries. Study in the School of Dance, Film, and Theater establishes fundamental skills that support innovation. We prioritize collaboration, diversity, and critical thinking in an environment that promotes interdisciplinarity and excellence.

This is fab!! Shelley Delaney Merri Biechler all of you!! Great bit.
03/03/2019
To be or not to be

This is fab!! Shelley Delaney Merri Biechler all of you!! Great bit.

'To be or not to be_' featuring Benedict Cumberbatch & Prince Charles - Shakespeare Live! - BBC-SD

Thanks to Dr. Jeff Russell and the SHAPe Clinic!
04/05/2018
High number of concussion-related symptoms in performing arts: Research: 67 percent of theater workers surveyed have experienced head impacts; 39 percent had more than five

Thanks to Dr. Jeff Russell and the SHAPe Clinic!

A recent study shows a stunning number of participants not only experienced concussion-related symptoms and head impacts but also continued performing either without reporting the incident or without receiving the recommended care. These participants were not taking part in any sporting contest at t...

Ohio University School of Dance, Film, and Theater
03/13/2018
Ohio University School of Dance, Film, and Theater

Ohio University School of Dance, Film, and Theater

Ohio University’s Theater Division has two new job postings: Lecturer of Lighting & Projection Design; and Assistant Professor of Musical Theater. Please help spread the word and come join us in Athens!

Ohio University’s Theater Division has two new job postings: Lecturer of Lighting & Projection Design; and Assistant Pro...
03/13/2018
Lecturer of Lighting & Projection Design

Ohio University’s Theater Division has two new job postings: Lecturer of Lighting & Projection Design; and Assistant Professor of Musical Theater. Please help spread the word and come join us in Athens!

Ohio University Theater Division invites applicants for a full time Instructor of Lighting & Projection Design for Fall 2018. Salary commensurate with experience. The university seeks faculty members who demonstrate the ability to bring critical perspective to issues of diversity and multiculturalis...

02/26/2018
i'm on a cleanse

Congratulations to MFA Film Division grad Yaphet Jackman and Theater Division BFA grad Claire Autran on their film "i'm on a cleanse"!

Cafe Conversations @Baker Coffee w/ Jeff Russell on SHAPE CLINIC
01/30/2018
www.ohio.edu

Cafe Conversations @Baker Coffee w/ Jeff Russell on SHAPE CLINIC

Deadline is February 8th so send in your work!
01/23/2018
DROP YOUR SHORTS

Deadline is February 8th so send in your work!

Yang Miller hosts Drop Your Shorts, a short film event celebrating the talent of local and regional filmmakers. It gives participants the chance to see their original work on the big screen. The ru…

01/18/2018
Theatre Roundtable

Congratulations to the Tantrum Theater nominees!

We are pleased to announce the nominations for the annual Theatre Roundtable Awards. These awards recognize excellence in the theatrical arts for our member theatre companies for their productions in 2017. The winners of these awards will be announced at our annual Awards Ceremony at the JCC on January 28. You will not want to miss it! Without further ado here are the nominees.

Here we have the nominees for various technical categories.

EXCELLENCE IN SCENIC DESIGN

Jason Bolen, Dreamgirls - Short North Stage
Kate Hawthorne, Counter/Top - MadLab
Kate Hawthorne, Kitezh - MadLab
Jeremy Hollis, A Comedy of Tenors - Weathervane Playhouse
Booth Muller, Rabbit Hole - Curtain Players
Deb O, Into the West - Tantrum Theater
Bill Pierson, Hand to God - Short North Stage
C. David Russell, A Midsummer Night's Dream -Tantrum Theater

EXCELLENCE IN COSTUMES / MAKEUP

Joe Bishara/Dayton Willison, Corpus Christi - Evolution Theatre Company
Julia Ferreri, Emperor of the Moon - Actors' Theatre of Columbus
Marcia Hain, Cowgirls Don't Ride Zebras - CATCO is Kids!
Heidi Leigh Hanson, Into the West - Tantrum Theater
Helene Seibrits, A Midsummer Night's Dream - Tantrum Theater
TonyaMarie of GypsyCat Studios, Spring Awakening -Columbus Children's Theatre

EXCELLENCE IN LIGHTING

Brendan Michna, Kitezh - MadLab
Ed Daniel, Hairspray - Hilliard Arts Council
Geoffrey Clingo, Fiddler on the Roof - Worthington Community
Ben Ninde, Guys and Dolls - Hilliard Arts Council
Lee Ninde, Dixie Swim Club - Out of the Box Community Theatre
Lee Ninde, The Odd Couple: Female Version - Out of the Box Community Theatre
Joshua Poston, Heathers: the musical - Ohio State University Theatre
Jonathan Spencer, A Midsummer Night's Dream - Tantrum Theater
Adam Zeek, Dreamgirls - Short North Stage

EXCELLENCE IN SOUND

Russell Boiarsky, Corpus Christi - Evolution Theatre Company
Kurt Mueller, Rabbit Hole - Curtain Players
Keya Myers-Alkire, Cowgirls Don't Ride Zebras - CATCO is Kids
Keya Myers-Alkire, Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery -
CATCO
Richard Sprecker - A Comedy of Tenors, Weathervane Playhouse

EXCELLENCE IN PROPERTIES

Joe Bishara, Cowgirls Don't Ride Zebras - CATCO is Kids!
Ed Daniel, Hairspray - Hilliard Arts Council
Erin Ocampo, A Midsummer Night's Dream - Tantrum Theater
Patricia Kuntz, A Comedy of Tenors - Weathervane Playhouse
Elizabeth, Langford, Emperor of the Moon - Actors' Theatre of Columbus
Kate Tull, Rabbit Hole - Curtain Players

Congratulations to all the nominees! Nominations for Production/Directing and Acting categories are posted separately.

YES!
09/20/2017
American Theatre magazine

YES!

"When you go to the ballet — or any other show — you’re entering into a highly controlled experience. If everything works as planned, all the elements contribute to a kind of shared consciousness. In effect, your billions of brain cells are interacting with billions of other brain cells, busily making the microscopic connections that yoke together the brains of those present with an almost inescapable force."

TONIGHT!
09/06/2017
Ohio University College of Fine Arts

TONIGHT!

Ohio University School of Art + Design starts the fall semester off with visiting artist Irene Lusztig giving a talk (Sept 6, 5pm in Schoonover 145) at Her recent ongoing project "Yours in Sisterhood," is a performative documentary project based on letters to Ms. magazine, 1972-1980.

Welcome Ohio University College of Fine Arts students and thank you Thomas Fiocchi for an awesome day of hurling water b...
09/01/2017
Incoming! Theater students get wild trebuchet welcome

Welcome Ohio University College of Fine Arts students and thank you Thomas Fiocchi for an awesome day of hurling water balloons!

Should Ohio University find need to go to war, perhaps with a rival institution of higher learning, it would not need to look far to find the siege machine required

Job opening at the Cleveland Play House!
07/19/2017
Education Assistant | Cleveland Play House | 216.241.6000

Job opening at the Cleveland Play House!

Education Assistant Full-Time / Posted July 10, 2017 Cleveland Play House, America's first regional theatre and recipient of the 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award, seeks an Education Assistant. Under the oversight of the Programs Manager and Director of Education, the Education Assistant will manage…

Openings at Cleveland Play House!
06/29/2017
Full & Part Time Openings | Cleveland Play House | 216.241.6000

Openings at Cleveland Play House!

Cleveland Play House (CPH), recipient of the 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award, seeks a Director of Production (DoP). The qualified candidate is open and collaborative with a minimum of five years of production management experience preferably at a LORT Theatre. Primary job responsibilities include b...

Cleveland Play House
02/22/2017
Fellowships | Cleveland Play House | 216.241.6000

Cleveland Play House

FellowshipsArtistic Directing FellowshipnbspCleveland Play House recipient of the 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award and Americas first professional regional theatre is offering a 10month paid fellowship in the upcoming 201718 season for a director with at least three years of postundergraduate profes...

because there are not enough events this week - i'd like to intro one more: there are workshops and a performance at the...
02/20/2017
“Snake Talk” artists visit Ohio University for workshops, lectures and movement performance

because there are not enough events this week - i'd like to intro one more: there are workshops and a performance at the Ridges Sat eve! check it out! school of art & dance dept.

The OHIO Dance Division and the School of Art + Design are pleased to sponsor Maryanna Lachman (HTC Dance '09), Mara Poliak and Abby Crain for their performance “Snake Talk,” which will premiere at Ohio University on February 25.

Ohio MFA Playwriting
02/10/2017
Ohio MFA Playwriting

Ohio MFA Playwriting

Our first years are little super stars! Not just playwrights, but innovators...

OU Theater Division Presents Charles Morey's 'The Ladies Man' - WOUB Digital
10/27/2016
OU Theater Division Presents Charles Morey's 'The Ladies Man' - WOUB Digital

OU Theater Division Presents Charles Morey's 'The Ladies Man' - WOUB Digital

Check out these photos taken by WOUB’s Robert McGraw from The Ladies Man, a free adaptation of Georges Feydeau’s gut-busting bedroom farce Tailleur Pour Dames. Directed by Dennis Lee Delaney, Head of the Professional Director Training Program, performances are slated for Oct. 26 – 29 and Nov. 2 – 5…

OU Alum Qui Nguyen at MTC!
10/27/2016
Qui Nguyen’s play at MTC gets great reviews!

OU Alum Qui Nguyen at MTC!

Alumni Qui Nguyen’s play “Vietgone” is getting awesome reviews!  Read an excerpt from its review in the Hollywood Reporter: “The playwright — whose aesthetic is evident from…

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Ohio University School of Dance, Film, and Theater offers undergraduate (BA, BFA and Honors Tutorial degrees) in Dance and Theater and graduate (MA and MFA) degrees in Film and Theater. We are committed to providing the best in classical training in dance, film, and theater and welcoming innovation in artistic expression.

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