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Perrysburg Dance Academy promotional image of "to the ends of the earth" performance on June 9, 2024, at Owens Community College

to the ends of the earth

Act 1

PDA's Competition Team

Perrysburg Dance Academy's 2023-24 Competition Team Members (18 dancers in black warm up outfits)

Wanderlust

Choreographer: Melissa Lobes

Dancers: Macy Friemoth, Brooklyn Milligan, Gabby Petrie, Sage Wagner

 

Forest Fires

Choreographer: Jordan Salisbury

Dancer: Allie Welch

    

Look Up

Choreographer: Ashley Taravella

Dancers: Violet Marier, Carly Perry    

 

Amayzing Mayzie 

Choreographer: Ashley Taravella

Dancer: Olivia Kesling    

 

No Need to Argue

Choreographer: Melissa Lobes

Dancer: Macy Friemoth

    

Walking

Choreographer: Melissa Lobes

Dancer: Gabby Petrie

 

Good Year

Choreographer: Grace Whittaker

Dancers: Nylah Miron, Sage Wagner    

 

Haunted House

Choreographer: Jordan Salisbury

Dancer: Brooklyn Milligan


Land of 1000 Dances
Choreographer: Ashley Taravella

Dancers: Brooke Bates, Elsie Hagedorn, Molly Hayes, Ameilia Mass, Esme Rummell  

 

When I Reside

Choreographer: Melissa Lobes

Dancers: Macy Friemoth, Gabby Petrie

 

The Chain

Choreographer: Ashley Taravella

Dancers: McKenzie Bates, Olivia Kesling, Violet Marier, Nylah Miron, Carly Perry,     Lucy Pratt

 

No Light

Choreographer: Jordan Salisbury

Dancer: Sage Wagner

    

I Exist

Choreographer: Macy Friemoth

Dancer: Macy Friemoth

    

Goodbye

Choreographer: Grace Whittaker

Dancers: Carly Perry

 

Storybook

Choreographer: Grace Whittaker

Dancer: Nylah Miron

 

Daylight

Choreographer: Jordan Salisbury

Dancers: Macy Friemoth, Brooklyn Milligan, Gabby Petrie, Sage Wagner,

Allie  Welch    

 

Covered in Chaos

Choreographer: Jordan Salisbury

Dancer: Brooklyn Windsor

 

Dream

Choreographer: Ashley Taravella

Dancer: Esme Rummell

 

Let’s Do This

Choreographer: Ashley Taravella

Dancer: Molly Hayes

 

Wash Away

Choreographer: Jordan Salisbury

Dancers: McKenzie Bates, Macy Friemoth, Olivia Kesling, Violet Marier, Brooklyn     Milligan, Nylah Miron, Carly Perry, Gabby Petrie, Lucy Pratt, Sadie Rome,

Sage Wagner, Allie Welch​

Intermission (15 minutes)

to the ends of the earth

Act 2

Art in Motion

Perrysburg Dance Academy's 2024 Art in Motion Dancers (16 dancers in navy blue costumes)

“how i wish, how i wish you were here”

Wish You Were Here 

Dancers: Brooke Bagdonas, Lucy Barholz, McKenzie Bates, Claire Bucher, Maddie Burnham, Matilda Dalton, Emme Frantz, Macy Friemoth, Sophie Gudgeon, Anna Kang, Kiersten Ludwig, Violet Marier, Brooklyn Milligan, Bryn Rajner, Cameryn Secrest, Sage Wagner, Addison Wilhelms

 

“i’d climb every mountain and swim every ocean just to be with you”

You Are the Reason

Dancer: Emme Frantz

 

“time is like a leaf in the wind”

Telescope

Dancer: Bryn Rajner

 

“scenes of the day remain with us”

Color Song

Choreographer: Macy Friemoth

Dancers: McKenzie Bates, Claire Bucher, Kiersten Ludwig, Violet Marier

 

“all the shine of half a decade fading”

I Know It Won’t Work

Dancer: Sophie Gudgeon

 

“you can be found”

Home

Dancers: Emme Frantz, Anna Kang

    

“when the world gets too heavy, put it all on my back”

Improv: Always

Dancers: Maddie Burnham, Brooklyn Milligan, Bryn Rajner, Sage Wagner

 

“there was a time . . .”

Gale Song

Dancers: Brooke Bagdonas, Matilda Dalton, Addison Wilhelms

 

“i’m an island in this lonely blue”

Lost at Sea

Dancer: Cameryn Secrest

 

“i am humbled by breaking down”

Show You a Body

Dancers: Lucy Barkholz, Macy Friemoth, Sophie Gudgeon

 

“if i was you, i would run”

Inside

Dancer: McKenzie Bates

 

“when we were together”

Somebody That I Used to Know

Dancers: Brooke Bagdonas, Maddie Burnham, Matilda Dalton, Emme Frantz, Anna Kang, Addison Wilhelms

 

“but it’s as real as you and me”

As Real as You and Me

Dancers: Claire Bucher, Kiersten Ludwig

 

“i zoom once more like a shooting star”

Improv: Near/Far

Dancers: Lucy Barkholz, Matilda Dalton, Macy Friemoth, Sophie Gudgeon

 

“should i give up?”

Chasing Pavements

Dancer: Violet Marier

 

“nothing’s gonna change my world”

Across the Universe

Dancer: Brooklyn Milligan

 

“not comfortable on my own”

I’m Not a Ghost
Dancer: Addison Wilhelms

 

day one

July

Dancers: Brooke Bagdonas, Lucy Barholz, McKenzie Bates, Claire Bucher, Maddie Burnham, Matilda Dalton, Emme Frantz, Macy Friemoth, Sophie Gudgeon, Anna Kang, Kiersten Ludwig, Violet Marier, Brooklyn Milligan, Bryn Rajner, Cameryn Secrest, Sage Wagner, Addison Wilhelms

 

“running will do you no good”

Falling Faster Than You Can Run

Dancer: Macy Friemoth

 

“nothing matters”

Pink Matter

Dancer: Lucy Barkholz

 

“where do they belong?”

Eleanor Rigby

Choreographer: Maddie Burnham

Dancers: Maddie Burnham, Bryn Rajner, Cameryn Secrest

 

“haunting all the halls”

Happy People

Dancer: Claire Bucher

 

“will it ever stop?”

Television

Dancers: Macy Friemoth, Brooklyn Milligan, Sage Wagner

 

“i will write you a song”

Improv: Come Away With Me 

Dancers: McKenzie Bates, Anna Kang, Kiersten Ludwig, Violet Marier

 

“so far away”

Yesterday

Dancer: Brooke Bagdonas

 

“i will follow you wherever you may go”

I Will Follow You

Dancers: Lucy Barkholz, Sophie Gudgeon, Bryn Rajner, Cameryn Secrest

 

“would you lie with me and just forget the world?”

Chasing Cars

Dancer: Kiersten Ludwig

 

“so why don’t we go somewhere only we know”

Somewhere Only We Know

Dancers: Brooklyn Milligan, Sage Wagner

 

“what’s waited til tomorrow starts tonight” 

From Now On 

Dancer: Maddie Burnham

 

“for i found my world in you”

Improv: Around the World

Dancers: Brooke Bagdonas, Claire Bucher, Emme Frantz, Cameryn Secrest, Addison 

Wilhelms

 

“there we will be”

Salt and the Sea

Choreographer: Matilda Dalton

Dancers: McKenzie Bates, Violet Marier

 

letters to home

Je Te Laisserai Des Mots

Dancer: Anna Kang

 

“i know you’re somewhere out there, somewhere far away”

Talking to the Moon

Dancer: Sage Wagner

 

building blocks

Mice on Venus

Dancer: Matilda Dalton

 

“to the ends of the earth would you follow me?”

Ends of the Earth

Dancers: Brooke Bagdonas, Lucy Barholz, McKenzie Bates, Claire Bucher, Maddie Burnham, Matilda Dalton, Emme Frantz, Macy Friemoth, Sophie Gudgeon, Anna Kang, Kiersten Ludwig, Violet Marier, Brooklyn Milligan, Bryn Rajner, Cameryn Secrest, Sage Wagner, Addison Wilhelms

 

“if you love somebody, better tell them while they’re here cause they just may run away from you”

On Top of the World

    
BOWS 

All Competition Team members and AIM dancers

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Many thanks to the parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends who have supported our dancers through several months of rehearsals.

 

Thank you to the staff of Owens Community College's Center for the Fine & Performing Arts for allowing us to perform in their beautiful facility and for helping our shows look so professional. 

 

Thank you to the following businesses in making our show magical: Dunlap Photography and Creative Video Imagery.

 

A special "thank you" to our competition choreographers for sharing their time and creative talents with us: Melissa Lobes, Jordan Salisbury, Ashley Taravella, and Grace Whittaker. 

Thank you to senior Macy Friemoth, 2023-24 Competition Team Captain, for her leadership and for chronicling our season in the video clips for “to the ends of the earth.”

Congratulations to our 2024 Art in Motion Graduating Seniors: Maddie Burnham, Matilda Dalton, Macy Friemoth, Anna Kang, and Addison Wilhelms. We have treasured watching you grow as individuals and artists. We will hold on tight to the memories we have made together. Never forget that you are loved to the ends of the earth and back again...always!

 

Bravo and Bouquets to our dedicated staff who worked long hours to ensure the success of this production:

 

Studio Director/Producer………………Pamela Laskiewicz Heckler

Artistic Director/Show Director…...Alisa Marier

Competition Team Coaching Staff:
Advanced Coach - Alisa Marier
Intermediate Coaches - Megan Burnham, Sarah Heckler, Olivia Luscombe
Junior Coach - Kristin Polubneva

 

Art in Motion Advisor……………………Alisa Marier 
 

Studio Support Staff…………..Melanie Friemoth, Nicole VanZandt, Karen Jensen

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