Harmony Bench

Harmony Bench

Harmony Bench

Assistant Professor


614 247-7393

 5th Floor, Lincoln Tower
1800 Cannon Drive
Columbus, OH

Google Map

Areas of Expertise

  • Theories of the body / corporeality
  • Performance Studies
  • Dance in popular media


  • MA in Performance Studies, New York University
  • PhD in Culture and Performance, University of California, Los Angeles

Harmony Bench is an Assistant Professor of history and theory in the Dance Department at OSU. Coming from a background in Media and Performance Studies, Harmony researches the impact of media technologies on movement, gesture, and choreography--namely in social and screen media. In addition to publishing essays on viral videos, flash mobs, mobile media, and dance video games, Harmony is working on a book manuscript tentatively entitled Connectivity and Belonging: Dance, Digital Cultures, and the New Sociality.