past events

2017

April 2017
Blood Wedding - play by Ricardo Garcia Lorca, adaptation and direction by Edward Kahn, translation by Eva Paris-Hueca, choreography by Rashana Perks Smith, Chappelear Drama Center, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

2016

November 2016
Orchesis 16/17 - artistic direction - Rashana Perks Smith, Seen, Not Heard and Pentimento - choreography by Rashana Perks Smith and dancers, Chappelear Drama Center, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

May 2016    
Torrence 6-36-86, collaborative, interdisciplinary, immersive site-responsive dance theatre directed by Rashana Perks Smith, private residence/public audience, Columbus, OH

2015

November 2015
Orchesis 15/16 - artistic direction by Rashana Perks Smith, Effort of Interface choreography by Rashana Perks Smith and dancers, Chappelear Drama Center, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

April 2015
Pacing - choreography by Rashana Perks Smith, Chappelear Drama Center, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

April 2015
Urinetown, The Musical - choreography by Rashana Perks Smith, direction by Edward Kahn, Chappelear Drama Center, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

February 2015
Pacing 45 - choreography and performance by Rashana Perks Smith, Feverhead Studio, Columbus, OH

2014

July 2014
Watching the Watching - directed and co-choreographed with Bebe Miller, Taking Place Choreographic Residency, Garden Theatre, Columbus, OH

November 2014
Orchesis 14/15 - artistic direction by Rashana Perks Smith, Chappelear Drama Center, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

2013

November 2013
Orchesis 2014 - artistic direction by Rashana Perks Smith, Colony choreography by Rashana Perks Smith and dancers, Chappelear Drama Center, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH

April 2013
Pacing - choreography by Rashana Perks Smith, Chakeres Memorial Theatre, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH

March 2013
Circling the Promised Land - choreography by Paige Phillips, Urban Arts Space, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

February 2013
Bear Traps & Other Impressions - choreography and performance by Rashana Smith, Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival, Wellspring Theatre, Kalamazoo, MI

February 2013
Vera J. Blaine Choreographic Resources - published release of archive and online teaching tool covering Vera J. Blaine's approach to teaching dance composition. Writing, design, video and editing by Rashana Smith, The Ohio State University, Department of Dance, Columbus, OH

2012

November 2012
Hold Sway - videographer, editor, programmer by Rashana Smith, choreography by Noelle Chun, Leigh Lotocki, Neo V Gallery inside Till Dynamic Fare, Columbus, OH

November 2012
Colony - choreography by Rashana Smith, Chakeres Theatre, Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH 

March 2012
Portraiture and Perception - choreography, performances, video work, mechanical and software design by Rashana Smith, Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH 

2011

May 2011
The Soldier’s Tale choreographed by Erik Abbott-Main, The Columbus Foundation’s Davis Hall, Columbus, OH

February 2011
Yonaka: In This World of Ours by Sai Somboon, Sullivant Theater, OSU, Columbus, OH

2010

November 2010
this physical body is the meeting place of worlds - a presentation of writing and choreography by Lisa Ferrugia Atkinson, Sullivant Hall, Studio One, OSU, Columbus, OH

September 2010
Facilitated by Susan VP Petry for Ric Petry's video installation, Shared Spaces, 2010 Faculty Biennial, Canzani Center Gallery, Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH

June 2010
Chalk Boundaries by Dante Brown in an informal showing at Pile Up, Sullivant Hall, Studio One, OSU, Columbus, OH

June 2010
Helmer Wants to Know the Whole Story by Alexis Del Sol, Tsung-Hsin Lee, Rashana Smith, Media in Performance Showing, Emma Lab, OSU, Columbus, OH

 

May 2010
El Otro Lado/The Other Side by Betsy Miller, Chalk Boundaries by Dante Brown, Bear Traps & Other Impressions by Rashana Smith, 2010 OSU Spring Dance Concert, Sullivant Hall Theatre, OSU, Columbus, OH

March/April 2010
Spring Perspective videowork MFA Graduate Show, Urban Arts Center, OSU, Columbus, OH

March 2010
Within a Formal Circumstance by Maree ReMalia, Winter Dance Concert, Sullivant Hall, OSU, Columbus, OH

2009

November 2009
Improvisation Performance at Super Sunday - The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH

June 2009
Improvisation Program, Big Range Austin Dance Festival, Austin, TX

April 2009
Light the Lamp! Motor Dance Spring Concert at Lamp-lite Theatre, Nacogdoches, TX

March 2009
Notes on Life performed by Stephen F. Austin's Repertory Company at the American College Dance Festival hosted by Texas A&M's Dance Department

February 2009
Motor Dance guest appearance - Chapel Hill Highlighters' Spring Show, Tyler, TX

January 2009
Notes on Life performed by Stephen F. Austin's Repertory Company at their Spring Concert, Nacogodoches, TX

January 2009
Rashana with the Fishbowl Soldiers as opening act of Saturday Night Special at Austin's Salvage Vanguard Theatre, Austin, TX

2008

November 2008
Notes on Life performed by Stephen F. Austin's Repertory Company at studio concert at SFASU, Nacogdoches, TX

October 2008
A Day of Remembrance, 6th Annual Walk in the Park, Tyler, TX

October 2008
Converge, Motor Dance's 3rd annual fundraiser at Morning Glory Yoga Studio, Nacogdoches, TX

October 2008
Residency at Stephen F. Austin State University's Dance department, Nacogdoches, TX

July 2008
Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival, Bryan, TX

July 2008
The Oobenanny: Out of Bounds Fundraiser, Austin, TX

June 2008
Big Range Austin Dance Festival, Program C - Improvisation Performance, Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin, TX

April 2008
Motor Dance and Real Women Dancing in Heritage at the Balance Studio, Tyler, TX

April 2008
Heritage, a studio concert at Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

2007

November 2007
Motor Dance at Mistletoe & Magic, Tyler, TX

October 2007
Insight, Motor Dance's Annual Fundraiser at The Yoga Tree, Henderson, TX

September 2007
Second Annual Motor-ized Garage Sale, Henderson, TX

September 2007
Tyler Festival on the Square, Tyler, TX 

July 2007
Brazos Contemporary Dance Festival, Bryan, TX

June 2007
Blueberry Festival, Nacogdoches, TX

May 2007
Site specific work in and around Houston, TX

March 2007
Crossroads, a gallery concert at The Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX

March 2007
Action Jackson, SFA Repertory Dance Company, Picturing Pollock Symposium, Nacogdoches, TX

February 2007
First Annual Motor-ized Garage Sale, Henderson, TX

January 2007
Driven, Motor Dance Fundraiser at The Yoga Tree, Henderson, TX

2006

November 2006
Action Jackson, SFA Repertory Dance Company, Danceworks, Nacogdoches, TX

November 2006
Motor Dance at Mistletoe & Magic, Harvey Convention Center, Tyler, TX

September 2006
Motor Dance at Tyler Festival on the Square, Downtown Tyler, TX

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