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Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Music by Tom Snow
Stage Adaptation by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie
Based on the original screenplay by Dean Pitchford
Additional Music by Eric Carmen, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins and Jim Steinman


Show Information

One of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is prepared for the inevitable adjustment period at his new high school. What he isn't prepared for are the rigorous local edicts, including a ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, determined to exercise the control over the town's youth that he cannot command in his own home. The heartfelt story that emerges is of a father longing for the son he lost and of a young man aching for the father who walked out on him. To the rockin' rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated top 40 score (the soundtrack album reached number one on the Billboard charts and has sold over 15 million copies!) and augmented with dynamic new songs for the stage musical, Footloose celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people, guiding them with a warm heart and an open mind and allowing love and joy to heal the heart. (Source: R&H)


2012-2013 Production

Footloose logoPresented Nov. 23-December 2, 2012 at Centrepointe, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Cast of Characters

Rev. Shaw Moore Ken Tucker
Vi Moore Donna Castonguay
Ariel Moore Courtney Vezina
Ren McCormack Mathieu-Philippe Perras
Ethel McCormack Debbie Millett
Lulu Warnicker Alison Foley Howard
Wes Warnicker Michael Schilder
Coach Roger Dunbar Rob Singlehurst
Eleanor Dunbar Liane Wray
Rusty Becky Abbott
Urleen Andréa Black
Wendy Jo Stephanie Stroud
Chuck Cranston Brennan Richardson
Lyle Brandyn Mascall
Travis Drake Evans
Betty Blast Cindy Beaton
Principal Harry Clark Lawrence Evenchick
Willard Hewitt Phillip Merriman
Jeter Jordan King
Bickle Andrew Portolesi
Garvin Alex William Brunjes
Cowboy Bob Dave Rowan
Adult Ensemble Andrew Botros
Mary Connelly
Michelle Dennis
Peter Doherty
Tim Hillock
Sally McIntyre
Shawn Smith
Jim Tanner
Teen Ensemble Tessa Bangs
Mary Bernadette Belanger
Danielle Denisko
Hayley Doelman
Greg Fenelon
Tanika Johnny
Sarah Marks
Jacob Roberts
Jeremy Sanders
Sierra Slegtenhorst
Tasia Loeffler Vulpe
Evan Welchner


Conductor/Keyboard Wendy Berkelaar
Reeds Mike Tremblay
Keyboard Kellina Gehreis
Guitars Pierre Monfils, Joe Turner
Bass Tom McMahon
Drums Pierre Huneault
Percussion Scott Latham

Production Team

Artistic Director Shaun Toohey
Musical Director Wendy Berkelaar
Choreographer(s) Gabe Wolinsky
Executive Producer Steve Jones
Producer(s) Jim Robertson
Stage Manager Heather Forsyth
Technical Director Kevin Gehrels
Set Designer Nancy Solman
Scenic Artist Tony Walker
Costume Designer Richard Clement
Wardrobe Mistress Pauline Doggett
Cutter Vacant
Costume Production Manager Wendy Blakey
Lighting Designer John Solman
Sound Designer John Cybanski
Make-Up Designer Kerry Price
Hair Designer Kerry Price
Master Carpenter Kevin Gehrels
Rehearsal Accompanist Kellina Gehrels
Audition Accompanist(s) Paul Legault
Production Assistant(s) Ashley Latour
Props Designer Ellen Seguin
Properties Carpenter vacant
Orpheus House Social Convenor Bryan Jesmer
Theatre Food Coordinator France Bastien
Assistants (A), Apprentices (@)  
To Artistic Director (@) J.T. Morris
To Musical Director (@) Chris Santillan
To Stage Manager (@) Maritie Lord
(A) Kim MacDonald and Monique Ecroyd
To Choreographer (A) Derek Eyamie
To Producer Vacant
Volunteer Coordinator vacant


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