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2021-2022 Season Program: UB Dance Class of 2022 - Senior Showcase

UB Theatre and Dance Presents: Senior Dance Showcase
May 15, 2022 @ 4:00pm | UB Katharine Cornell Theatre

Directors: Kyle Kershner and Kelsey Wegman

Technical Directors: Eve Brunswick and Devon Hard

Class of 2022: Ruby Abraham, Stephanie Avila, Michaela Bradley, Maya Calvo, James Caposito, Mia Gionis, Jennifer Gorcheck, Lyssie Hartzog, Melanie Kaisen, Kyle Kershner, Ava Lovsin, Timothy Mayberry, Gianna Militello, Theo Qu, Karrigan Rotella, Shania Simko, Kiara Stuart, Kelsey Sullivan, Samantha Tilley, Christina Tribo, Karina Wakulchuk, Kelsey Wegman, Taylor Rose Williamson

Act I

1.                        To Change - UB Dance Class of 2022

                          Choreographer: Lyssie Hartzog

2.                       Fabulous Feet - Shania Simko

                          Choreographer: Nicole DeBiase

3.                       Dancing After Death - Christina Tribo

4.                       I Will Be - Jennifer Gorcheck

5.                       “No object is mysterious. The mystery is in your eye.” - Mia Gionis

6.                       Remember Me - Samantha Tilley

7.                       Freakin’ Out On the Interstate - Taylor Rose Williamson

8.                      News at 9 - Karrigan Rotella

9.                      Good Days - Michaela Bradley

10.                     Free Fallin’ -  Karina Wakulchuk

11.                      Until We Meet Again - Gianna Militello

                         “Dedicated to David Harwell. I love and miss you always.”

12.                     Arrivederci - James Caposito

Act II

1.                        That’s Life - Ava Lovsin

2.                       Fast Car - Ruby Abraham

3.                       Times are Hard for Dreamers - Melanie Kaisen

4.                       Grow as We Go - Kelsey Sullivan

5.                       If  - Timothy Mayberry

6.                       Brown Eyed Girl - Maya Calvo

                         “For Mom and Papi”

7.                       It Never Rains - Stephanie Avila

8.                      If you Let Me - Kiara Stuart

9.                      Almost Over - Lyssie Hartzog

10.                     Vienna - Kyle Kershner

11.                      Got To Be Real - Kelsey Wegman

12.                      I Lived  - UB Dance Class of 2022

                         Choreographers: Kyle Kershner & Kelsey Wegman

                         Choreographic inspiration derived from the vernacular of UB Dance’s Jazz Curriculum

The UB Dance Class of 2022 would like to give a special thank you to all involved in making the Senior Showcase possible:

UB Dance Faculty, Mike Formato, Jonathan Irizzary, Robert Falgiano, Eve Brunswick, Devon Hard, Kara Strubis, Mark Anthony, Ryan Nappi, Fallon Tuholski, and NJ Wingo.

We are forever grateful to have been a part of such a special community over these last four years. UB Dance has given us life long memories and friendships that we will cherish forever.

As we enter this new exciting chapter of our lives, we will always…

“Remember to dream big, be grateful, and dance often.” - Mr. Tom

Department Chair & Producing Director: Anne Burnidge
Production Manager: Michael A. Formato
Assistant to the Chair: Veronica Sedota
Staff Assistant: Rachel Olszewski
Production Assistant: Rob Falgiano
Academic Manager: Melissa Berg

The UB Department of Theatre and Dance is a proud member of the UB College of Arts and Sciences.

UB COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES: Participants in the production of this video complied with all relevant university, county, state and federal health and safety requirements associated with the COVID-19 pandemic as they applied at the time of shooting.


UB Theatre and Dance wishes to acknowledge the generous continued philanthropic support of Fox Run at Orchard Park, and Lake Shore Savings Bank, official 2021-2022 season sponsors, especially in light of the challenges facing Buffalo's vibrant community of performing arts organizations.