Performance Title

Dance Nation



Brochure / Program (233 KB)

Date(s) of Performance

December 3rd, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th 2022

Created by

Clare Barron

Directed by

Erin Gorski


Heather Alzpiedi, Anna Moceri, Arianna Marmol, A’Lysai Robinson, Yazmery Milian, Natalie Yost, Laura McHale, Alondra Uriarte , Edmillie Binet, Maxine Stillwagon, Liz Bracer-Berrie, Alex Fontes, Zitlali Marcial, Marie-Pier Poulin, Louis Bose

Production Crew

Jace Pastras | Assistant Director Becca Landis McLarty | Vocal Coach Andrew Linden | Costume/Hair and Makeup Bailey Udin | Dramaturg Jess Vaccaro | Stage Manager Lorena Osta | Assistant Stage Manager

Production Staff

Heather Benton | Coordinator of Acting Mysti Stay | CoordInator of Design, Technology, and Management Peter J. Davis | Production Manager Cara Scalera | Assistant Production Manager Cyndi Kumor | Production Associate Jordan Conklin-Yousef | Production Office Assistant Lisa Grimes | Social Media and Promotion Manager Rick Sordelet | Intimacy/Fight Director Donna Scro Samori | Mental Health Consultant Erhard Rom | Scenic Design Mentor Benjamin Merrick | Technical Director Daniel Graham | Assistant Technical Director Daniel Haussler | Carpenter Robert Dietze | Stage Carpenter Mentor Jeanette Meises | Scenic Charge Artist Alison Merrick | Props Supervisor Adam Rigg | Costume Design Mentor Kaitie Adams | Hair/Makeup Design Mentor Judith Evans | Costume Shop Supervisor Jeanette Aultz | Assistant Costume Shop Supervisor Amanda Phillips Balingit, Arden Donnelly, Katie Pippin | Drapers Marlene Olson Hamm | Wardrobe Supervisor Nick Kolin | Lighting Design Mentor Osman M. Morales | Head Electrician Zachary Brienza | Electrician Kimberly O’Loughlin | Head Sound Technician/ Sound Design Mentor Steven Brown | Sound Technician Mysti Stay | Stage Management Mentor


Somewhere in Harrington, Ohio, a competitive dance team of turbulent 13-year-olds are forging a dance revolution while their older selves look on. Luminous with possibility and ravaged by insecurity, the characters grapple with the rawness and agonizing tenderness of adolescence.


Theatre and Performance Studies

Dance Nation

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