Tag: dance

A Day in the Life of a Ballerina

A Day in the Life of a Ballerina

| December 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

BalletMet dancer and Columbus native Samantha Lewis has been with the company for six years. She shows us what life is like as a ballet dancer, both on stage and off.

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Destination Mansfield, Descent of This Water, Steven Walker, David Lynch

Destination Mansfield, Descent of This Water, Steven Walker, David Lynch

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

On this week’s episode: Destination Mansfield When Mansfield was established in 1808 as the seat of Richland County, the railroad soon followed. This led to tremendous growth in the late 19th century, as the town became a center of manufacturing and trade in the north-central Ohio region. It continued to prosper into the 20th century, [...]

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The Descent of This Water: Rain

The Descent of This Water: Rain

| November 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

A site-specific dance performance on the banks of the Scioto River in Dublin, Ohio explores the power and significance of water.

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Destination Mansfield, The Descent of This Water, David Lynch Preview

Destination Mansfield, The Descent of This Water, David Lynch Preview

| October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the next Broad & High, we’ll check out the scene in downtown Mansfield, Ohio, choreographer Crystal Michelle uses water to tell stories and filmmaker David Lynch.

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Devon Palmer, A Tradition of Progress, Puppets, Charlotte McGraw Full Episode

Devon Palmer, A Tradition of Progress, Puppets, Charlotte McGraw Full Episode

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

On this episode of Broad & High, wood turner Devon Palmer demonstrates his craft for us inside his studio at the Columbus Idea Foundry in Franklinton. A Tradition of Progress exhibit at the Decorative Arts Center in Lancaster shares the story of Ohio through what is perhaps the most transformative time period in American history. [...]

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Artist Profile: Sheri Williams

Artist Profile: Sheri Williams

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

From ThinkTV in Dayton At 52 years of age, Sheri “Sparkle” Williams has danced with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company for 40 years. Her career has led to countless awards and accolades, most recently as a recipient of a 2014 Governor’s Award for the Arts in Ohio. Williams also serves as the dance company’s fitness [...]

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October 15, 2014 Full Episode

October 15, 2014 Full Episode

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On this episode of Broad & High, Sullivant’s Travels is a site-specific journey through the mind of a building – namely Ohio State’s newly renovated Sullivant Hall, home to the university’s dance department. World-renowned director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz developed eleven simultaneous performance elements featuring artists from OSU’s Department of Dance, School of Music and [...]

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Globe Trot

Globe Trot

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mitchell Rose, professor of dance filmmaking at The Ohio State University teamed up with OSU choreographer Bebe Miller who developed a dance with steps simple enough for non-dancers to execute, and then embarked on a 15-month journey to find participants across the world.

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March 5 Preview

March 5 Preview

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the next Broad & High, a new board game parlor, King Makers, aims to redefine game night. We’ll show you can put your crime solving skills to work at the International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes at COSI, and a dance party with the members of MojoFlo.

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The Dynamics of Dance — Ballet’s Grand Jete

The Dynamics of Dance — Ballet’s Grand Jete

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

In ballet, the Grand Jete – or “giant leap” – is essentially the act of performing the splits in midair. With the help of a dancer demonstrating his technique, Broad & High spoke with BalletMet, physicists and sports-medicine professionals to deconstruct the move down to its essentials and discover what kind of skills it takes to execute this move.

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