Faculty Collaboration Blends Dance and Film

Posted on 3/26/2020 2:13:37 PM

Jeremy Waltman directing dancers for  “Ordnung”A collaborative project between faculty members in the Department of Communications Media and the Department of Theatre, Dance, and Performance has resulted in a film project.

Based on the research of dance instructor Joan Van Dyke, this performance project culminated in a short film directed by Communications Media faculty member Jeremy Waltman. The interdisciplinary project revolves around the cast-based approach for the ballet Ordnung. which can be viewed at “The production, Ordnung: A Dance.”

Jeremy Waltman directing the cast of  “Ordnung”Members of IUP’s Student Film Association and graduate students in the Master of Science in Strategic Communication program assisted with the production, shot on location in Punxsutawney.

The project will be presented at the Fifteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society in Galway, Ireland, in summer 2020.