Weekly Announcements – September 21 to September 27

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This week: A message from Julia, Guest Teacher for Technique D, Submitting Bios for Dance Concerts, Therapy and Absences Policy, Pilobolus Mens Auditions, and the Dance Article of the Week.


Hello everyone!

Don’t forget to stop by Passion Puddle this week on Thursday, September 25 to see the Bessie-award winning Third Rail Projects perform their dance-theatre site-specific work Roadside Attraction. The performance will take place in an around a 1970s pop-up camper just across from the Loree Building. Performances at 2:30, 4:15 and 5:40pm. It is free!

Third Rail Projects in Roadside Attraction
Third Rail Projects in Roadside Attraction

Also – don’t forget the Flu Clinic on Friday, September 26 from 12:00pm-3:00pm in the student lounge. Keep yourself healthy!


September 29 and October 1

Jennifer Sydor described as “dazzling” by The Boston Globe and “remarkable for her intense focus and vivid dramatic skill” by The New York Times began her training at The Dayton Ballet School. She holds a BFA in Dance Performance from Butler University.  In NYC, she has worked with choreographers such as Vanessa Walters, Jill Sigman, Stefanie Nelson, Nia Love, Janice Lancaster, Sharon Moore, Ben Asriel and Janessa Clark.  She has toured internationally to 12 different countries as a dancer with the avant-garde performance troupe and electro pop band Fischerspooner, in collaboration with the experimental theater company, The Wooster Group.  She has performed in Doug Elkins’ Bessie Award winning Fraulein Maria, as well as a featured performer in David Parker and The Bang Group’s Nut/Cracked, for five seasons.  She was a guest artist with the Dayton Ballet’s 75th Anniversary season, featured as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella. Recently she danced the role of the bird in Peter and The Wolf, directed by Isaac Mizrahi with choreography by John Heginbotham at The Guggenheim.  Jennifer currently works with Laura Peterson Choreography and is in her eighth season as a guest dancer with The Metropolitan Opera where she has worked with Tony Award winning directors such as Mary Zimmerman, Michael Grandage and Bartlett Sher.  She has appeared in The Metropolitan Opera’s Live in HD broadcasts worldwide, and on PBS’s Great Performances in the operas Manon, Don GiovanniArmida and La Sonnambula.


Submitting Bios for Dance Concert

Students are responsible for submitting their bios for dance concert programs via the link provided below as per the submission deadlines:

October 15 for participants in the BFA Senior Solo-Duet Concert

October 28 for all DancePlus performers




Auditions – Tuesday, September 23rd
Callbacks – Wednesday, September 24th
Pilobolus is seeking experienced male dancers with diverse movement and performance experience backgrounds, accomplished in improvisation and able to work well in groups. Hiring for paid contract work. Pilobolus is a multi-faceted dance organization whose activities include touring companies; educational programming; consulting and movement services for film, creative communications, advertising, and custom events. The company has appeared on the Oscars, Oprah, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and is a 2012 Grammy nominee for the interactive music video it created with OK Go and Google Chrome Japan, “All Is Not Lost”.
“Pilobolus is a mind-blowing troupe of wildly creative and physically daring dancers who leap, fly, intertwine and break all the rules…” – NYC Newsday
E-mail auditions@pilobolus.org for appointment time. You will be contacted with confirmation of date, time, location and audition details.


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