For our Ball State Disney Themed Senior Cabaret, I arranged a piece from the Hannah Montana Movie, entitled "Butterfly Fly Away". This piece is a piece of my heart, for you.
Direction by Sierra Boggess, Sutton Foster, Michael Rafter, Johnna Tavianini, and Bill Jenkins.
and I fall more in love with it every day. I've danced at Alvin Ailey, with the Radio City Rockettes, and at French Acadamie of Ballet.
My favorite dance style is classic jazz, but I truly love them all! Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon are two of my biggest inspirations.
"Finale" from "Smile: the Musical", followed by pop/rock song "I'm The Only One", by Melissa Etheridge.
Direction by Rachel Hoffman, Michael Rafter, Bill Jenkins, and Dee Dee Batteast.
one of my favorite roles to date was Hedy LaRue in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" at the Professional Performing Arts School in New York City. I won a National Youth Arts Award for this role.
This is my monologue for the Ball State University Class of 2021 Chicago Showcase, written by Leslye Headland.
Rock out along with me to the Melissa Etheridge hit pop/rock song!
Here is my solo song selection from the Ball State University Class of 2021 Chicago Showcase, presented at THE CABARET in Indianapolis. Head to my "Projects" tab to see the full showcase.
I love how the women in "Chicago" own their strength and sensuality. I had the incredibly opportunity to be in "Chicago" at the Professional Performing Arts School located in Times Square. Since we were right down the street from the Broadway production, we got to perform one evening for the Broadway cast!
I had a blast starring in this dance project, directed and choreographed by Sawyer Harvey.
This wildly funny, yet heartbreaking play follows a woman who would fit right into my hometown neighborhood, the Upper East Side. I love getting to play this caricature of a woman I know and deeply love. Though I pride myself on breaking that stereotype and being down to earth, I enjoy paying that world a visit every so often.
and classical characters, such as The Princess of France in Shakespeare's "Love's Labour's Lost", or...
I had the opportunity to dive into my love for Shakespeare when I was cast as Olivia in "Twelfth Night", directed by Dee Dee Batteast and Kathy Logelin.
Gillian Lieberman and John Viso dancing to "One Step Closer" from The Little Mermaid.
Direction by Rachel Hoffman, Bill Jenkins, Dee Dee Batteast, and Anne Beck.
but the one I hear most is "FIERCE". Check out this clip of me dancing and tell me if you'd agree(;