The Dance

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Written & Directed


Ryan Curtis

Staff Sergeant – U.S. ARMY



Andrea: Kelly Hancock

Brendon: Ruty Rutenberg, Flight Medic - U.S. Army

Bryan: Daniel Dugan

DJ: Jeremy Threat

Friend at Prom: Meg Duell

Rehab Patient: Nick Ekbatani, John Siciliano, Beatrica Andriana

Students/Soldiers: Aisha Hache, Amira Lumbly, Katie O'Malley, Laura Stetman, Eric Anthony, Craig Jordan, Mark Needle, Mikey Pobuda, Andam Ray


ABC Executive Producers: Bob Schefferine, Mary Jo Smith, Melissa King, Charles Bowyer, Chris O'Hara

ABC Coordinating Producer: Larry Hart

ABC Production Coordinator: Meg Tyra


Executive Producer: Chris Stonich

Producer: Andrew Molina

Supervising Producer: Rhonda Kinosian


Director of Photography: Stephen Sheridan


Editor: Paul Meserve

Art Director: Kurt Braun

Wardrobe: Bryn Carter


Special Thanks

Ted Sullivan

Wayne Isham, Sergeant - U.S. Army

Fred Anderson

Lady Antebellum "Celebrate Me Home"


First Assistant Director: Saleem Beasly

Second Assistant Director: Kenneth Taylor


Makeup Artist: Victoria Jackson


Assistant Art Director: Beth Vab Dam

Set Construction: Nick Fabro

Art PA: Zachary Reinhardt


Gaffer: Adam Chambers

Best Boy Electric: Spencer Scranton

Driver/Electric: Patrick Robert Wong


Key Grip: Jason Rupe

Best Boy Grip: Jim Ealy

Grip: Eddie Rubio


Sound Mixer: Steve Miller

Boom Operator: Darren Bell


Production Coordinator: Zamin Mirza

Assistant Production Coordinator: Tegan Arnold


Post Production Coordinator: Toni Ann Lagana

Post Production Coordinator: Amberfaith Haggerty


Script Supervisor: Laura Jean Bransky


Music Supervisor: Katharine Welch


First Assistant Camera: Tyler Allison

Second Assistant Camera: Doug Price

Digital Imaging Technician: Raffaele Vesco


Post Supervisor: Ryan Fioravanti


Director of Post: Terri Zitnick


Finishing Artist: Don Raimondi


Re-Recording Mixer: Rich Engstrom


Production Accountant: Jon Tognacci


Machine Room Operator: Shawn Hillis


Assistant Editor: Tom Fugelsang


Catering: RTS Catering, Zeljko Erlic, Fernando Espinoza, Eric Espinoza


Craft Service: Hungry Eye, Tom McCaffrey


Location Manager: Andrew Stahl


BTS Camera: Marshall Rimmer

BTS Sound: Michael Darling


Still Photographer: Greg Zabilski

Additional photography by: Bob Kessler


Drivers: Jimmy Grissafi, Miguel Navarrete


Key Set Production Assistant: Amanjah Anthony

Production Assistants: Michael Kohlbrenner, Charles Burroughs, Daniel Zuleta, Albe Back


Thanks to: David Miller and Paxton's Grill, Loveland, Ohio


"I Wanna Dance With You": Performed by Eric Durrance (Silvercreek Records), Written by Eric Durrance (Best Of Silvercreek Music, BMI/Drive It Home Publishing, Inc, BMI), All rights reserved (Silvercreek Record Label, LLC), Additional background music performed by Kaleb Payne

"Electric Smile": Greg Bower (ASCAP) and Josh Holyoak (BMI), Amphibious Zoo Music Worldwide (BMI), Amphibious Zoo Music International (ASCAP), Courtesy of Warner/Chappell Production Music (c) 2013

"Migrations": Stefanie Fife (BMI) and Vincent Cirilli (BMI), FWM Collection Music (BMI), Courtesy of Warner/Chappell Production Music (c) 2013

"Battering Ram": Tim Butcher (APRA), Adrenalin Sounds (APRA), Courtesy of Warner/Chappell Production Music (c) 2013


Still Images courtesy of the Department of Defense


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