SWING!

August 9 – September 15, 2018

We’ll be jumpin’ and jivin’ with over 30 fabulous songs from the Big Band Era and the dance phenomenon that swept the nation in the 30s and 40s. This all singing, all dancing extravaganza features the classic tunes It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got that Swing, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, In the Mood, Sing Sing Sing, I’ll Be Seeing You, Stompin’ at the Savoy, Cry Me a River, All of Me, Bounce Me Brother and so many more! Whether you are nostalgic about a time past or discovering swing for the first time, you’ll find that this hit will put you in the mood. If you love Dancing with the Stars, this show is a must see for you!

FREE CABARET on stage following the evening show on Saturday, September 1.

 

If you are coming from the Harrisburg, PA area, please note that Centerville Road is closed to Marietta Ave from Rt 283 thru late summer. Please take Rt 283W to the Rt 30W exit, then to the Centerville Rd exit at this time.

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SWING!

August 9 – September 15, 2018

We’ll be jumpin’ and jivin’ with over 30 fabulous songs from the Big Band Era and the dance phenomenon that swept the nation in the 30s and 40s. This all singing, all dancing extravaganza features the classic tunes It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got that Swing, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, In the Mood, Sing Sing Sing, I’ll Be Seeing You, Stompin’ at the Savoy, Cry Me a River, All of Me, Bounce Me Brother and so many more! Whether you are nostalgic about a time past or discovering swing for the first time, you’ll find that this hit will put you in the mood. If you love Dancing with the Stars, this show is a must see for you!

FREE CABARET on stage following the evening show on Saturday, September 1.

 

If you are coming from the Harrisburg, PA area, please note that Centerville Road is closed to Marietta Ave from Rt 283 thru late summer. Please take Rt 283W to the Rt 30W exit, then to the Centerville Rd exit at this time.

MATRAVIUS AVENT

MATRAVIUS AVENT (Vocalist) is thrilled to make his Dutch Apple debut! International: Big Band Beat (Tokyo Disney Resort). Regional: Rent (Benny), The Pajama Game (Sid), Les Misérables, Ragtime (Coalhouse), Memphis. BM University of Denver, MM Arizona State. Love to my wife Trisha and the fam! @matravius www.matravius.com

BRAD BAKER

BRAD BAKER (Vocalist) is thrilled to be making his Dutch Apple debut. Brad is a graduate of Auburn University with a degree in Music Education. Favorite credits: Cat’s Pajamas Vocal Band (NBC’s The Sing Off, NBC’s America’s Got Talent, FOX’s Next Great American Band), Forever Young national tour, Twelve Irish Tenors, Holland America Cruise Line. Brad would like to thank his friends, family and beautiful girlfriend, Meggan, for their never-ending support.

DANIELLE BARNES

DANIELLE BARNES (Dancer) is jazzed to be back! Favorite credits: Mamma Mia! (Sophie), Chicago (Mona), CATS (Jellylorum/Griddlebone), West Side Story (Fransisca), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers national tour (Ruth/Dance Captain). Danielle is also a music director and pianist with credits including Music of Denali with Holland America/Princess (Pianist/Angie), Cirque Musical Holiday Spectacular (Pianist) and Music Director for Crazy for You and Hairspray. BFA in Music Theatre from UCF. All my love to Daniel. www.DanielleBarnes.com

KIERSTEN BENZING

KIERSTEN BENZING (Dancer) is excited to be back at Dutch Apple! She was recently seen at Broadway Palm as Ali in Mamma Mia!. Favorites: national tour of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Alice), Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Rita), Chicago (Liz), CATS (Cassandra), Anything Goes (Chastity), Junie B. Jones (May), Hairspray (Lou Ann). Thanks to her family and friends for all their support and God for all his blessings.

ALLISON FUND

ALLISON FUND (Vocalist) is delighted to be back at Dutch Apple after being seen in Ring of Fire. Favorite regional credits: Hope Harcourt in Anything Goes, Eileen in I Love a Piano, Wendy in Peter Pan, Joyce in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. National tours: Million Dollar Quartet (Dyanne understudy), Fiddler on the Roof (Chava). She’d like to thank her friends, family and husband for their constant love and support. And thank you to you, the audience for coming out and supporting live theatre!
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NATHAN GROTH

NATHAN GROTH (Dancer) Originally from Iowa, Nathan is excited to be making his Dutch Apple debut! He recently performed in a production of Swing! with Norwegian Cruise Lines and is thrilled to be joining this cast! He is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Thanks to family, friends and teachers! @NathanGroth

JULIA GRUBBS

JULIA GRUBBS (Dancer) is so happy to be performing Swing! again. Originally from Kentucky, she is a proud Point Park alumni with a BA in dance and an aspiring CPA. Credits include Swing! on Norwegian Cruise Line, Busch Gardens and most recently the Minskoff Theatre in NYC! Big thank you to all her teachers and most of all, her mom! Let’s swing!

HUNTER HENRICKSON

HUNTER HENRICKSON (Swing) is excited to be back! You may have recently seen him in The Wizard of Oz! He wants to give thanks to his friends and family for all of their continual love and support, his adventuring party for the memories made and memories to come and his girlfriend KK for inspiring him with every passing day!

KALIE KAIMANN

KALIE KAIMANN (Dancer) is thrilled to be back! You may have recently seen her as Dorothy Gale in the national tour of The Wizard of Oz. Credits: Bonnie in Anything Goes, Logainne in 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Ulla in The Producers, Millie in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Sandy in Grease, Belle in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Minnie Fay in Hello, Dolly! (Best Featured Actress in a Musical by BroadwayWorld.com). Special thanks to her family for their love and support. *facebook.com/kaliemkaimann

SVETLANA KHORUZHINA

SVETLANA KHORUZHINA (Dancer) is delighted to return to the Dutch Apple stage. She is a Moscow native dancer currently based in New York City who has performed and choreographed in Russia, France and the USA. National tour: Pippin. Regional: Chicago (Hunyak). Proud alumna of The School at Jacob’s Pillow. Svetlana is thrilled to dance to these legendary tunes with her old and new friends! Much love to her family, teachers and beautiful soulmates. @svetlanakhoruzhina

KERRY LAMBERT

KERRY LAMBERT (Dance Captain) has worked on over 25 shows with Prather Productions. Favorite Prather credits: Mamma Mia!, Chicago, Anything Goes, CATS, The King and I, 9 to 5, Run for Your Wife, Funny Girl, Guys and Dolls, Disney’s Mary Poppins, Disney’s High School Musical, South Pacific. Other credits: A Chorus Line, Cabaret, Spamalot, Universal Studios – Japan, Assistant Director for The International Dance Challenge Competition in 2016 and choreography for the 2015 national tour of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Northwestern State University of Louisiana graduate. Thanks and love to Anne and Rick, couldn’t and wouldn’t do it without you.

ALLI McCLUNE

ALLI McCLUNE (Swing) BFA musical theatre and biblical studies from Lancaster Bible College. Regional: Fulton Theatre, Opera Lancaster, Servant Stage Company, Susquehanna Stage Company, Lancaster Bible College Chorale, Chamber Singers, Women’s Choir. International: Alto Soloist for the Bach Cantata 80. Alli is also a dance instructor and choreographer. TV: Orange is the New Black (extra) and filming with MotionGlass Studios in Lancaster. She is very thankful for all the incredible opportunities God has given, and continues to give to her.

CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL MILLIGAN

CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL MILLIGAN (Dancer) Dutch Apple debut. He is a proud musical theatre graduate of Marymount Manhattan College. Selected credits: Jesus Christ Superstar (Tibbits Opera House), Frankenstein: The Musical (The Players Theatre), La Cage aux Folles (Hot August Nights), Zelda – An American Musical (National Dance Institute), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (NOLA, Overall Pro Productions). Much love and gratitude to his parents, family and friends for the constant love and support. Instagram @cmilligan95

THADDEUS PIETT

THADDEUS PIETT (Dancer) Graduate of AMDA. Credits: Swing!, Bring It On The Musical (Cheer Captain/Cameron/Twig Understudy/ La Cienega), Disney’s Mary Poppins (Neleus/Teddy Bear/Sweep), Our Town (Belligerant Man/Mr. Carter), Crazy For You (Wyatt), Miracle on 34th Street (Elf W), Tarzan the Musical (Flying Ape/Feat. Dancer). TV: Love and Hip Hop, NY. All glory to God. Much love to my family. Instagram: @thaddeuspiett

DANIELLE POZNANOVIC

DANIELLE POZNANOVIC (Swing) was last seen here as Maria Elena in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Originally from Barrie, Ontario, she has worked for Servant Stage (Little Women), Riverside Center and Sight and Sound (Noah/Miracle of Christmas). Favorite credits: Jo March (Little Women), Maria Elena (Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story), Florika (Hunchback of Notre Dame). Love to Mom, Dad and Jonah – thank you for your endless love and support! God bless, and have a jiving and toe-tapping time!

CESAR RAZZA

CESAR RAZZA (Dancer) is thrilled to be performing Swing!. You may have recently seen him in The Wizard of Oz. National tours: The Wizard of Oz, Sid the Science Kid, Clifford the Big Red Dog Live. Regional: Young Frankenstein at Fulton Theatre, A Chorus Line (Mike) at Show Palace Dinner Theatre. Love to Nicholas, Caitrin, Apryl and all who have supported him. IG: @cesarrazza123

WILLIAM RIVERA

WILLIAM RIVERA (Swing) Dutch Apple debut. He was last seen as Race in Newsies at Cortland Repertory Theater. Other notable credits include Sketh in Hairspray (Surflight Theater) Carlos in Legally Blonde (Temple Theatre) and featured dancer in Monster Stomp at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. He’s so grateful to be part of such a talented cast! Thank you for the support from my friends and family.

JENNIFER ELIZABETH SMITH

JENNIFER ELIZABETH SMITH (Vocalist) is thrilled to be a part of Swing!. Regional: Goodspeed Opera House, Wheelock Family Theater. National tour: Cirque Dreams Holidaze. Other favorite credits: Jack and the Giant, Ugly Christmas Sweater. BFA in Musical Theater from The Boston Conservatory. She would like to thank her parents, Lauren, Amy, JP and the entire Dutch Apple team!

GABRIELLA TOOMA

GABRIELLA TOOMA (Dancer) is an Australian performing artist. After graduating from New York’s AMDA College, she spent the past two years working in the States teaching, choreographing and performing in various productions. Her credits include Chicago, New York’s Got Talent, the Collective Dance Company at Alvin Ailey, Radio City Rockettes prestigious invitational week, completion of the Royal Academy of dance and Trinity College for Acting, London. Gabriella is beyond excited to become a part of this production.

PETER TUCCI

PETER TUCCI (Dancer) is thrilled to be making his Dutch Apple debut! Credits: Lamar in Row (Goodspeed), Male Swing at Idlewild and Soakzone (RWS Entertainment Group), Andy Lee in 42nd Street (Hartt), Paul in A Chorus Line (Scalawag). BFA Music Theatre, The Hartt School. Follow me @peatabread

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