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Onye Ozuzu

Wavelength Lecture Series

Lecture Date(s)

March 16, 2021 at 7pm

Speaker(s)

Onye Ozuzu

Moderator(s)

Raquel Monroe, Director of Academic Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Associate Professor at Columbia College Chicago

Courtney Harris, Chair of the Dance and Choreography department, VCUarts

Language

English

Location

Online

In Collaboration

VCUarts, the VCU Institute
for Contemporary Arts, and
VCUarts Qatar

Wavelength is an online lecture series that is a new collaboration between VCUarts, the ICA, and VCUarts Qatar. A dynamic group of artists, designers, curators and scholars have been invited to share their work with the VCU communities in Richmond and Doha as well as the general public throughout the 2020–21 academic year.

Biography

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Onye Ozuzu

Performing artist and Choreographer

@onyeozuzu
ozuzudances.com

Onye Ozuzu is a dance administrator, performing artist, choreographer, educator, and researcher currently serving as Dean of the University of Florida College of the Arts in Gainesville, FL.

Actively presenting work since 1997, Ozuzu has presented work nationally and internationally at The Joyce Soho (Manhattan, NY), Kaay Fecc Festival Des Tous les Danses (Dakar, Senegal), La Festival del Caribe (Santiago, Cuba), Lisner Auditorium (Washington, DC), and McKenna Museum of African American Art (New Orleans, LA). She has performed in Chicago at Hamlin Park Summer Sampler, with Red Clay Dance in La Femme, and in the Afro-Latin@ Summer Dance Intensive at Columbia College Chicago.

Ozuzu has been Artist in Residence at Dorchester Art + Housing Collaborative of the Rebuild Foundation, EarthDance Workshop and Retreat Center, Bates Dance Festival, Chulitna Wilderness Lodge and Retreat, and Lagos dance GATHERING in Lagos, Nigeria.

Prior to her appointment at UF, Ozuzu served as Dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts at Columbia College Chicago.

Public Programming

March 16, 2021 ― 7 to 8:30 PM

Wavelength Lecture series: Onye Ozuzu in conversation with Raquel Monroe

Video

Onye Ozuzu: Project Tool - The Dragon (excerpt)

Onye Ozuzu: Project Tool Rehearsal (Pt. 1)

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