CCM Dance SERIES Presents

Dance WOrks

Dec. 1-4, 2022, Patricia Corbett Theater

  • Director | Shauna Steele
  • Sound Designer | Kaitlin Barnett*
  • Lighting Designer | Kristen Peck*
  • Associate Lighting Designers | Natalia Carlson*, William Meckstroth*
  • Production Stage Manager | Jie Min*
  • Dance Physicians & Physical Therapists| Darcy Lei, D.O., Dr. Michael Donaworth, Alan Husarchik ,M.E.d, AT, Heather Graden, AT, PT, Rose Smith, AT, PT, Dan Scheid*

Dance Works will last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, including a 15-minute intermission


Amber Boyd, Heidi Dunning, Heather Graden, Alan Husarchik, Jonnie Lynn Jacobs Percer, Diana Queen of Diana’s Dancewear, Rose Smith, Jennifer Thiemet, Cathy Petraits, Dale Pickett, Jefferson James, Greater Cincinnati Dance Alliance (GCDA), Novacare.

Dance Selections


  • Choreographers | Tricia Sundbeck, Isabele Elefson
  • Music | Alexander Glazunov, composer 
    • Op. 57 Act 3-Entrée, Op. 57 Act 3-Pas Classique Hongrois, Op. 57 Act 3-Variation 1, Op. 57 Act 1-Variation 1, Op. 57 Act 2-Variation 1, Op. 57 Act 2-Variation 4, Op. 57 Act 3-Variation 3, Op. 57 Act 3-Variation 5, Op. 57 Act 3-Coda
  • Musicians | Alexander Anissimov and Moscow Symphony Orchestra
  • Lighting Designer | William Meckstroth
  • Costume Designers | Isabele Elefson, Tricia Sundbeck, Regina Truhart
  • Leads | Emerson Lecrone (12/1, 12/3), Claire Zakrajsek (12/2, 12/4), Milton Holloway
  • Soloists | Eva Moore, Iliana Rich, Mira Sidhu, Sofia Stitz
  • Corps de Ballet | Hazel Alexander, Hannah Altmiller, Elise Arcuri, Rose Engel, Grace Mitchell, Emilia Mieczykowski, Grace Ortega, Maddie Talbot, Ying Ying Tong, Claire Zakrajsek

Who We Are

  • Choreographer | Shauna Steele
  • Music | Brandenburg, Dirty Orchestra by Black Violin, How to Be a Person, This is My Voice by Shane Koyczan and the Short Story Long
  • Lighting Designer | Kristen Peck
  • Costume Designer | Clara Cavins, Shauna Steele
  • Dancers | Featured 12/1, 12/3: Meg Green, Katie Griffith, Shaelyn Kuipers, Celeste Lau, Regina Murphy, Isabella Ramsey, Laykin Stoess, Maddie Weber. Featured 12/2, 12/4: Sophia Gray, Alexander A.J. Gross, Willie Harris Jr., Milton Holloway, Taylor Jacubenta, Garrett Steagall, Ying Ying Tong, Gracie Zamiska

Waltz of the Flowers

  • Choreographer | Rachael ‘Rae’ Vrbancic
  • Music | Pyotr Illyich Tchaikovsky
    • Waltz of the Flowers
  • Musicians | Marinsky Orchestra and Valery Gergiev
  • Lighting Designer | Kristen Peck
  • Costume Designer | Elizabeth Payne
  • Leads | Celeste Lau (12/1, 12/3) , Emerson Lecrone (12/2), Regina Murphy (12/4)
  • Demi-Soloists | (12/1, 12/3): Hazel Alexander, Sydney D’Orso, Katie Griffith, Isabella Ramsey. (12/2, 12/4): Taylor Jacubenta, Grace Ortega, Isabella Ramsey, Claire Zakrajsek,
  • Corps de Ballet | (12/1, 12/3): Elise Arcuri, Taylor Jacubenta, Shaelyn Kuipers, Regina Murphy, Mandi Weitz, Claire Zakrajsek. (12/2, 12/4): Hazel Alexander, Erin Decker, Cynthia Lutz, Taryn Grassbaugh, Katie Griffith, Maddie Weber, Isabella Thoroughman
  • Understudies | Hannah Altmiller, Caitlyn Wehner

Mozart Mix

  • Choreographer | John Thomas Bell
  • Music | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
    • Serenade for Strings in G. No.13, Violin Concerto from Sinfonia, Sketches for a Ballet (Tambourin), Sechs Landlerisch Tanze, Overture in D, Serenade in G (Rondo)
  • Musician | Café Mozart, Weiner Mozart Ensemble, Capecapella Istropolitana and Paaul Kantschieder, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
  • Lighting Designer | Natalia Carlson
  • Dancers | Section 1: Rose Engel, Sophia Gray, Kelsey Lewis, Grace Mitchell, Miranda Sharer, Caitlyn Wehner. Section 2: Willie Harris Jr., Garrett Steagall, Alexander A.J. Gross, Morgan Montour, Iliana Rich, Mira Sidhu, Gracie Zamiska. Section 3: Sophia Gray, Gracie Zamiska (12/1, 12/3), Caitlyn Wehner, Miranda Sharer (12/2, 12/4), Section 4: Morgan Montour, Section 5: Garrett Steagall (12/1, 12/3), Alexander A.J. Gross (12/2), Willie Harris Jr. (12/4), Section 6: Ensemble

Production Staff

  • Technical Director | Gabby Ullman
  • Assistant Stage Managers | Deborah Heyl, Emma King
  • Production Manager | Jen Lampson
  • Assistant Production Manager | Emma King
  • Program Manager | Deborah Neiheisel-DeZarn
  • Costume Graduate Assistant for Dance | Clara Cavins
  • Costume Shop Manager | Reba Senske
  • Costume Shop Foreman | Laura Molander
  • Draper | Gina Truhart
  • Stitchers | Abby Powers, Amira Rowe, Corey Cochran, Nato Hermann, Savannah Brooks Emily O'Donnell, Natalie Zimmerman, Cassie Smith, Lauren Wooten, Meredith Randall Peggie Dona, Shelby Allred, Natasha Cox, Erin Donnelly, Miranda Cotman, Lauren Fitts Jayna Fry, Cassidy Kempthorne
  • Production Electrician | Eli Suarez
  • Assistant Production Electrician | Janay Sukkarieh
  • Programmer | Oliver Hunt
  • Board Operator | Janay Sukkarieh
  • Deck Electricians | Annalee Crosser, Anika Shirvaikar
  • Follow Spot Operators | Sophia Gamble, Charlie Raschke
  • Assistant Sound Designer | Bryan Pivaral
  • Production Sound Engineer | Patrick Kiernan
  • Audio Engineer | Frank Jernigan
  • Sound Board Operator | Frank Jernigan
  • Sound Load in/Out | Aaron Woodstein, Bryan Pivaral, Patrick Kiernan, Kaitlin Barnett, Alec Group, Dani Silver, Corbin Hopkins
  • Sound Shop Graduate Assistants | Aaron Woodstein, Bryan Pivaral, Patrick Kiernan, Kaitlin Barnett

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Located in the CCM Atrium, the Box Office is open Monday through Friday, 12:30-6 p.m.; Saturday, noon-4 p.m.; and one hour prior to curtain for all ticketed performances. MasterCard, Visa and Discover cards are accepted.

  • Location: CCM Atrium Lobby next to Corbett Auditorium
  • Telephone: 513-556-4183
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The House Manager has been instructed to minimize the disturbance to patrons already seated when accommodating latecomers. The director and producer of each production select times that are least likely to interrupt the performance, and latecomers will be seated only during these times. Latecomers who miss these opportunities will not be admitted until intermission. Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.

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