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Movin’ On

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Special Thanks

Natalie Hart, Charles Johnson, Michael Smith, Jack Smith, Heidi Jo Schiemer, JP Mullican, Bill Webb, David McGraw

Cast

TimothyAndy Edelman
RachelAnna Hertel
AlexAnne-Sophie Hill
Mary AnnHannah Kevitt
ScottTyler Okunski
LindaJulianne Roberts
EnsembleTristan Altobelli
Collin Flanagan
Candace Rhodes
Sitare Sadeghi
Summer Severin
Tara Venkataraman
Timothy (u/s)Charlie Pelletier
Rachel (u/s)Jaid Green
Alex (u/s)Zeth Dixon
Mary Ann (u/s)Mallorie Sievert
Scott (u/s)Bryant Howard
Linda (u/s)Mia McManamy
SwingsJacob Atkins
Kyra Britt
Ella Huestis

Creative Team

DirectorJulio Matos
Assistant to the DirectorJaid Green
ChoreographerAlexandra Joye Warren
Assistant ChoreographerZeth Dixon
Music DirectorJohn McCarty
Asst. Student Music DirectorsTristan Altobelli
Candace Rhodes
Scenic DesignerElizabeth Brady
Costume ConsultantJack Smith
Asst. Costume ConsultantBrianna Boucher
Sound DesignerMichael Smith
Lighting DesignerHannah Brown
Asst. Lighting DesignerSarah Adams

Production Team

Production ManagerBill Webb
Technical DirectorJP Mullican
Stage ManagerJessica Valente
Asst. Stage ManagerBecca Wyckoff
Costume Shop ManagerHeidi Jo Scheimer
Light Board OpSean Mikesh
Sound Board OpMia Johnson
Deck CrewGavin Connors
Allison Durand
Wardrobe CrewJonathan Jensen
Front-of-House SupervisorDavid McGraw
House ManagersKeri Anderson
Jack Morrill
Laura McGuire
Poster DesignSydney Dye

The Band

Conductor: John McCarty

Piano: Tyson Hankins

Bass: Rebecca Marland

Contractor: Kate Hopper

Musical Numbers

Prologue: On the Line

“Movin’ On”……….Company

Scene 1: The Legacy Robe Ceremony

Company

Scene 2: Auditioning 

“Next”……….Company

Scene 3: Backstage Chatter

“The Company You Keep”……….Company

“Color Blind”……….Alex, Linda, Rachel, Mary Ann

Scene 4: Dance Class

“No More Fairy Tales”……….Alex

“On Pointe”……….Rachel

Scene 5: Dating

“I Know How to Be Lonely”……….Linda

“When Love Has Gone”……….Mary Ann

“My Heart Danced”……….Timothy

Scene 6: Swings

“Swings”……….Company

“Mambo Parody”……….Company

Scene 7: The Understudy Contract

“Understudy Chorale”……….Company

Scene 8: Understudy Rehearsal

“I Never Knew”……….Mary Ann, Timothy, Scott

“Better Than”……….Timothy, Alex, Linda, Rachel

Scene 9: The Stroman Audition

“What I Missed”……….Scott

Scene 10: What’s Next?

“Movin’ On” Reprise……….Mary Ann, Timothy, Scott, Linda, Rachel

Scene 11: The Big Break

“Out of Line”……….Linda

Scene 12: Another Opening Night

“The Broadway Legacy Robe”……….Company

Bios

Julio Agustin

Tyson Hankins

John McCarty

JP Mullican

Jack A. Smith

Michael Smith

Alexandra Joye Warren

Tristan Altobelli

Sarah Kay Adams

Jacob Atkins

Elizabeth Brady

Brianna Boucher

Hannah Elise Brown

Kyra Britt

Zeth Dixon

Andy Edelman

Collin Flanagan

Allison Durand

Jaid Green

Anna Hertel

Anne-Sophie Hill

Bryant Howard

Hannah Kevitt

Ella Huestis

Mia McManamy

Tyler Okunski

Julianne Roberts

Candace Rhodes

Sitare Sadeghi

Charlie Pelletier

Summer Severin

Mallorie Sievert

Jessica Valente

Tara Venkataraman

Gavin Connors

Julio Agustin

Julio Agustin is an associate professor and Director of Music Theatre at Elon University. He has performed in six Broadway shows (Chicago, Fosse, Steel Pier, others). Award nominations include Audelco Award, Best Director (Sweet Charity @ New Haarlem Arts Theatre, NYC); Syracuse Area Live Theatre, Best Choreographer (In the Heights @ Hangar Theatre); and Houston Press, Best Choreographer (Guys and Dolls @ Theatre Under the Stars). He is the author of THE PROFESSIONAL ACTOR'S HANDBOOK: FROM CASTING CALL TO CURTAIN CALL. JulioAgustin.com / @JulioAgustinNYC

Tyson Hankins

Tyson Hankins is one of the full-time staff accompanists for the musical theatre program at Elon University. A classically trained pianist, Tyson is able to play a multitude of genres ranging from classical to pop and everything in between. Since beginning work here in 2006, he has accompanied many musical productions at Elon University, as well as numerous musical productions for community theatre and professional organizations in the area.

John McCarty

Dr. John McCarty is currently an Assistant Professor of Performing Arts at Elon University. Throughout his career, Dr. McCarty has served as a conductor and educator at the collegiate level, including as the Director of Choral Music at Bridgewater College in Virginia and as a faculty member at the University of Miami and Miami Dade College. He has also worked as a musical director for various community arts organizations. As a scholar, Dr. McCarty has also presented at conferences in the United States and Europe.

JP Mullican

JP has served as the Performing Arts Technical Director since Fall 2017. Prior to Elon, he worked as a lead craftsperson and project manager on productions such as Paw Patrol Live. Outside of Elon, he continues work as a freelance technical designer on productions such as the Frozen Australian Tour, The Beauty and the Beast in Shanghai, and The Phantom of the Opera World Tour. In his free time, JP builds custom furniture and runs an ever-increasing number of virtual Dungeons & Dragons campaigns. He couldn’t do any of this without the constant support of his amazing partner.

Jack A. Smith

Jack is an Associate Professor of Performing Arts. He has worked at many regional theaters from The Orlando Shakespeare Theater to The Actor’s Theater of Louisville. He spends most of his summers either working at a small theater in Missouri (City of Maples Rep) or traveling the world looking at textiles, antique garments, or cultural wonders. His passions include antique textiles (specifically American Women’s Costume from the 19th century and the politics of 18th-century French fashions) and his dog, Neha!

Michael Smith

Alexandra Joye Warren

Alexandra Joye Warren is the Founding Artistic Director of JOYEMOVEMENT. Her most recent projects include Head Over Heels (Choreographer), Womanifesto (Performer, choreographed by Amelia Renee Byrd) 42nd Street (Director), A Wicked Silence (Playwright, Director, Choreographer), and Movin On’ (Choreographer) a new work in development by Julio Matos and John Franceschina. She was selected for the 2022-2023 Artist-In-Residence for the North Carolina Dance Festival. Alexandra Joye Warren is currently an Assistant Professor of Performing Arts at Elon University, Director/Choreographer for the Music Theatre program.

Tristan Altobelli

Tristan is super excited to be here and to be a part of Elon performing arts.

Sarah Kay Adams

Sarah is a junior now, here at Elon, a double major in Arts Administration and Theatre Design/Technology with a concentration in sound and light. In her most recent shows, she was the Sound Designer for Concord Floral here at Elon and Audio Technician 1 at the Bigfork Summer Playhouse for Guys and Dolls, Mamma Mia, Freaky Friday, and The Full Monty. She had so much fun creating with the dancers and choreographer, and would like to thank everyone who has helped her through this process: friends, family, faculty and staff. Sarah hopes you enjoy the show!

Jacob Atkins

Jacob Atkins is thrilled to be making his main stage debut here at Elon University. He will be portraying the role of a “Muse” and couldn’t be more excited! You could find Jacob this past summer working at Highlands Playhouse where he played “Joe Pesci” and Understudied “Franki Valli” in Jersey Boys! Some interesting facts about Jacob are he only eats fries in 2’s, and he is a Marvel Enthusiast! Special shout out to his Mom, Dad, Aunt Lisa, and Belle Noel. @Thejacobatkins

Elizabeth Brady

Elizabeth is a senior graduating with a degree in Theatrical Design and Technology Major and Arts Administration. She couldn't think of a more fun show to end her Elon career with. She would like to thank the cast, crew, and production team for making this such a positive experience.

Brianna Boucher

Brianna Boucher (She/Her) is a junior pursuing a double major in Arts Administration and Theatrical Design and Technology with focuses in stage management and costumes. Recent Credits Include: Concord Floral (Stage Manager), Bye Bye Birdie (Asst. Costume Designer), Buried Deep (Asst. Costume Designer), Movin' On (Asst. Costume Designer), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Stage Manager), Bridging: The Spring Dance Concert (Stage Manager).

Hannah Elise Brown

Hannah Elise Brown is a senior with majors in Arts Administration and Theatrical Design and Technology, with concentrations in stage management and lighting design and a minor in Business Administration. She is so excited to be able to be the lighting designer for both Concord Floral and Inferior Sex along with the stage manager for Clue! Some of her past credits at Elon include Movin' On (Lighting Designer) and Fall Dance Concert 2021 (Stage Manager/Lighting Designer). She would like to thank her family and friends, as she would not be able to do this without them!

Kyra Britt

Kyra Britt is a junior Music Theatre major and is excited to perform in Collage for the second time! She was previously a swing in Movin' On, a new work that was performed last spring. Kyra would like to thank her peers, professors, and family for encouraging her. Kyra is especially grateful for her mom, and all she has done for her as an artist, and as a human.

Zeth Dixon

Zeth Dixon is a 3rd year Music Theatre Major here at Elon University. Some of his favorite credits include Eddie in Mamma Mia (Bigfork Summer Playhouse), Crapshooter/Ensemble in Guys & Dolls (Bigfork Summer Playhouse), Pat Denning/Ensemble in 42nd Street (Elon University), and Man #1 in Songs for a New World (Nashville Children’s Theatre). He is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated and also serves in many leadership positions here on campus.

Andy Edelman

Andy is thrilled to be ending his time at Elon with Movin' On. Working on this show has been a dream. Thank you to Professor Matos and all those involved! Andy is looking forward to moving to NYC after Graduation. Regional/Previous Credits: 42nd Street, Footloose, La Cage Aux Folles, The Music Man, Chicago, West Side Story.

Collin Flanagan

Collin is ecstatic to be a part of the cast and creative team of Head Over Heels! Recently at Elon, Collin has performed in Movin’ On, Collage, Grand Night and Elon Cares. He would like to thank the entire company for their perseverance, and a special shout-out to his parents for being the best people in the whole world. Enjoy the show!

Allison Durand

Allison is a sophomore from Louisville, KY double majoring in Acting and Political Science. Previous Elon credits include The Cherry Orchard (Anya/Dunyasha Understudy & Passerby). Allison is also an admissions tour guide, a Voting Ambassador, and an Elon College Fellow.

Jaid Green

Jaid is a junior Music Theatre major and Leadership Fellow from Wyckoff, NJ. In the summer of 2021, she attended Dance Lab NY’s Broadway Choreographer’s Intensive. Last spring, she assistant directed and understudied the role of Rachel in Movin' On. She is ecstatic to be making her mainstage debut in the dance ensemble of Head Over Heels alongside the fiercest company Elon has ever seen. She is a proud member of Vital Signs A Cappella, a campus tour guide, and a Sagittarius. @jaid.green

Anna Hertel

Anna is elated to be working on a new project for her very last show at Elon. She would like to thank her friends and family for their continuous love and support!

Anne-Sophie Hill

Anne-Sophie is a sophomore Musical Theatre major at Elon University this year. She has performed in various regional performances such as Chicago, Bring it On, Legally Blonde, as well as Elon’s The Moment and The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin. She is beyond excited to continue her journey at Elon!

Bryant Howard

Bryant is an Elon Music Theatre senior, and this is his last show at the university. Other university credits include 42nd Street (Ensemble) and Movin' On (Scott u/s). This past summer, Bryant was at Timber Lake Playhouse fulfilling various roles in the summer season. Some credits include Khashoggi (We Will Rock You), Kyle/Dance Captain (Legally Blonde), Tony (West Side Story), Danny Zuko (Grease), as well as the regional premiere of Escape To Margaritaville at Timber Lake Playhouse. Bryant would like to thank his friends, his class (superstars MT23), his family, and the creative team for all of their hard work on the show. Enjoy the show!

Hannah Kevitt

Hannah Kevitt is delighted to be back for her second year at Elon! Some of Hannah’s favorite regional credits include: Miss Saigon (Serenbe Playhouse), A Chorus Line (Heritage Theatre Festival), The Wolves (Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte), South Pacific (Triad Stage), and Fugitive Songs (Elon University). Hannah would like to thank her family and friends for their continued support. Hannah is so grateful for all of the opportunities that she’s received over the years and is beyond excited to be a part of the Elon Music Theatre Family!

Ella Huestis

Ella is a sophomore Music Theatre student from Dallas, TX and is thrilled to be making her mainstage debut, while also working behind the table as Dance Captain and Associate Choreographer, alongside superstar Collin Flanagan, for the production (with work on Vision of Nowness, Get Up and Go, Vacation, Head Over Heels)! Elon Credits include Collage, Elon Cares, Grand Night, Movin' On (Ensemble Swing) and they are ecstatic to be performing as Darla Dawson in Deep Water Ballad this Spring. Past credits include Bonnie (Bonnie & Clyde), Roxie (Chicago), Little Sally/Dance Captain (Urinetown), Katherine/Dance Corps (Newsies). Ella also serves as a Promotional/House Manager for the Department of Performing Arts. Huge thanks to Professor Warren, Professor Rayis, and to this incredible company for their resilience and joy! We got the beat! @ellagracehuestis

  

Mia McManamy

Mia is a Sophomore from Kansas City, Missouri majoring in Music Theatre with a minor in Communications as well as an Elon College Fellow. She is absolutely ecstatic to be making her Elon mainstage debut dancing in "Head Over Heels" alongside this incredible company. Some of her favorite recent roles include Judy Bernly (9 to 5) and Rosie (Mamma Mia!). Recent Elon Credits include Collage '22, Grand Night '22, and Movin' On last spring. She would not be here without her incredible family, teachers, and support system!

Tyler Okunski

Tyler is a senior music theatre major from California. During March 2020, Tyler was set to play Monty in Elon’s production of Violet so he’s thrilled to have one more opportunity to perform in Roberts Studio Theater in Movin' On. Other theatrical credits include Danny Zuko in Grease and Wadsworth in Clue: On Stage. Much love to family, as always.

Julianne Roberts

Julianne is a senior Music Theatre student and is thrilled to be performing in her last show at Elon. Prior to this show, you may have seen Julianne in Damn Yankees, Trojan Barbie, and multiple Grand Night performances! She would like to thank her parents, sister, and the rest of her family for their constant support over the years. She would also like to thank all of her professors, and especially Professor Matos, for helping her cultivate her skills as an actor, singer, and dancer to be successful in the industry. Enjoy the show!

Candace Rhodes

Candace Rhodes is a senior music theatre major at Elon University. She has played various roles such as Working the Musical, Grand Hotel, Once on this Island, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, and Elon’s workshop production of Movin' On. Candace is thrilled to be a part of the production of Elon’s Head Over Heels. She wants to thank God, her family, and her closest friends for their consistent support. @candace.roseee

Sitare Sadeghi

Sitare Sadeghi is a sophomore Music Theatre major with a minor in Piano Pedagogy. Previous roles include Ensemble in Movin’ On, Sheila in Hair, Sally in Cabaret, Cinderella in Into The Woods, and Cassie in A Chorus Line. Sitare has also participated in Collage, Elon Cares, and Grand Night as a Music Director. Sitare is excited to continue her journey performing on the Elon stage and is thankful for all of the opportunities her family has provided her. She hopes you enjoy the show!

Charlie Pelletier

Charlie is a junior BFA Music Theatre student from Waterbury, CT, and is absolutely thrilled to be making their principal main stage debut at Elon! Previous Elon credits include Movin' On (Timothy u/s). Regional credits include Gypsy (ensemble) at Music Theatre of Connecticut. Other credits include A Chorus Line (Mark), Newsies (Finch), and Pippin (Pippin). Charlie would like to thank his mother for her never-ending love and support! Also, HUGE thank you to everyone involved in this beautiful queer-filled show. Enjoy and SLAY! @charlesxpelletier

Summer Severin

Summer is a sophomore Music Theatre major and Music Production minor. She is so thrilled to be associate music directing for the first time for this outrageous show. She would like to thank Chris Rayis for mentoring her through this amazing opportunity. She hopes you enjoy the show!

Mallorie Sievert

Mallorie is a first year Music Theatre major in the Honors Fellows program with a double major in Applied Mathematics. Some of her favorite roles have been Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls, Marianne in Constellations, Nora Morton in Brighton Beach Memoirs, and Beth in Little Women. She is so incredibly excited and thankful to be a part of the Elon musical theatre family and hopes you enjoy the show!

Jessica Valente

Jessica Valente is a Junior Theatrical Design and Technology major from Wyckoff, New Jersey. She is very excited that Movin' On will be her stage-managing debut here at Elon. Some of Jessica’s past Elon credits include Fall Dance Concert (Lighting Designer), Heart of Shrapnel (Asst. Lighting Designer), Fugitive Songs (Asst. Stage Manager), Beast Mode Champion (Asst. Stage Manager) and The Wolves (Asst. Stage Manager). Jessica has enjoyed working on this production and can’t wait for everyone to see it! Jessica would also like to thank her family and friends for all their support.

Tara Venkataraman

Tara is so excited to be performing again! Her past credits at Elon include Evil Gabbi in Renegades production of She Kills Monsters and Ensemble in the new musical Movin’ On. Tara wants to thank her family for their endless support and love. She hopes you enjoy Collage!

Gavin Connors

Gavin Connors is a Junior BFA Acting Major from Nashville, TN with a minor in creative writing. Previous Elon credits include The Cherry Orchard (Gayev/Pischik US & Passerby). Gavin is an admissions tour guide and member of Cinelon. Venmo:@GavinConnors419