About the Production 

Fall Into Dance features a collection of works by UA student choreographers Stephanie Anderson, Amanda Kindt, Kylee Lines, and Lydia Marshall. New UA faculty member, Valerie Ifill, will also premiere a new work in collaboration with percussionists from The University of Akron Steel Drum Band. This eclectic concert provides student and faculty choreographers the opportunity to bring their choreography to the stage.

Production Highlights


Choreographer: Valerie Ifill

This new work draws on the dancers' personal stories of the comfort and complexity of home in a collaborative choreographic process.

The "You" Of This Moment

Choreographer: Stephanie Anderson

Dancers: Tiffany Campbell, Rachel Carpenter, Faith Coleman, Carolin Lott, Chloe Redman, and Marina Tsiranbidis


Choreographer: Amanda Kindt

Dancers: Emma Bechtel, McKenna Biss, Tiffany Campbell, Sarah Kennedy, Gabriella Lair, and Makenna Zelenek

 "I understand the process more completely. I have been inspired by my dancers' personal styles and have incorporated those into the dance as well."- Amanda Kindt, reflecting on her experience choreographing for a second year

Against the Grain

Choreographer: Kylee Lines

Dancers: Emma Bechtel, Rhapsody Howell, and Sarah Kennedy


Choreographer: Lydia Marshall

Dancers: Abbey Boenig Dombek, Skyler Bortz, Zakiah Davis, Lauren Ferster, Chelsey File, Alexis Hartung, Rhapsody Howell, Amanda Kindt, Gabriella Lair, Maddie Large, Natalie Minns, Chloe Redman, Marina Tsiranbidis, Katrina Vales, and Zoe Williams

 "It is amazing to have a group that is so dedicated to and passionate about bringing my choreography to life."- Lydia Marshall

Show Information

Paul A. Daum Theatre at Kolbe Hall

November 21, 22, 23, 2019| 7:30 PM


$7- General

$5 - Students

Tickets may be purchased through Eventbrite or call the Ticket Office at 330-972-7895 to reserve. 

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The Creative Team: Choreographers

UA Dance Faculty Choreographer

  • Valerie Ifill

Student Choreographers

  • Stephanie Anderson
  • Amanda Kindt
  • Kylee Lines
  • Lydia Marshal