5 minute excerpt from Sullivant's Travels

Concept, Choreography and Direction: Stephan Koplowitz 

Assistant Director & Rehearsal Director: Ann Sofie Clemmensen 

Project Coordination: Mara Penrose 

Technical Direction: Oded Huberman

For a complete listing of credits, please refer to the program

SULLIVANT'S TRAVELS

(2014)

A SITE SPECIFIC JOURNEY THROUGH THE MIND OF A BUILDING

Commissioned by The Ohio State University Department of Dance and College of Arts and Sciences

Sullivant’s Travels is a promenade, site-specific and site-inspired performance event that allows each audience member to select a unique path through the building and to experience various performance events. Some are durational others time specific. No audience member can see everything in one performance. Like immersive theater, everyone will have a slightly different experience and perspective as they journey through Sullivant Hall. Each of the 11 performance works is a world premiere and is inspired by the history of the building, the architecture and/or the current use of specific spaces. The cumulative effect of these works serves as a metaphor for learning,
collaboration, creative play, and dreaming. It is my hope that you will come away from the experience with a new perspective on the life of and the intention of both the building and its mission.

-Stephan Koplowitz, September 2014

PRESS

"Putting the 'grand' in Sullivant Hall’s Grand Opening, Koplowitz and collaborators upstaged even the gloriously rejuvenated building, reintroducing the familiar and putting a memorable imprint on the unfamiliar." -Columbus Alive

Video Documentary on Sullivant Travels by the Columbus Public Television series Broad & High  (8 min)
DANCE FOR THE NEW (OLD BUILDING)
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ROTUNDA SITE AND SOUND
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THE PAST IS UP
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ONE WAY: A TELEMATIC TRIO
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LEARN CAPTURE REPEAT
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WATCHINGWATCHING, EPISODE 3 BY BEBE MILLER
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RE: PHRASE BY SUSAN PETRY
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HORIZON TIME
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