Dance Nation


Sat Jun 03 2023 at 07:30 pm to 09:30 pm


BLUEBARN Theatre | Omaha, NE

Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world.
About this Event
Dance Nation

by Clare Barron

May 25th - June 25th

*ASL Performance June 1st*

Directed By: Susan Clement

Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world. And if their new routine is good enough, they’ll claw their way to the top at the Boogie Crown Grand Prix Finals in Tampa Bay. A 2019 Pulitzer Prize finalist for drama, Dance Nation is a stark, unrelenting exploration of female power featuring a multigenerational cast of women portraying our 13-year-old heroines.

Featuring Cast:

Kevin Barratt: Dance Teacher Pat

Courtney Stein Cairncross: Amina

Kylah Calloway: Zuzu

Natalie Hanson: Connie

Francisco Franco: Luke

Daena Schweiger: Maeve

Tatiana Sandoval: Sofia

Nina Washington: Ashlee

Julie Fitzgerald Ryan: Vanessa / Moms


Bindi Kang: Dramaturg

Melanie Epps: Choreography

Arnulfo Maldonado***: ScenicDesigner

Denise Ervin: Costume Designer

Michelle Harvey: Lighting Designer

Kerri Drake: Costume Coordinator

***** the original Steppenwolf set design for Dance Nation has been leased from Arnulfo Maldonado with his permission to adjust it to the BLUEBARN stage as needed.

Performances & Tickets

May 25th – June 25th | Thurs-Sat @ 7:30pm

Sun., June 4th & June 11th @ 6:00pm; Sun., June 18th @ 2:00pm

*ASL Performance Thursday, June 1st*


Whitmore Charitable Trust

Omaha Brownie Bar

Artwork By Sarah Rowe

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS: Masks are suggested but not required for Dance Nation. Please refer to our website for our most recent protocols.

No Refunds Available.

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Where is it happening?

BLUEBARN Theatre, 1106 South 10th Street, Omaha, United States

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USD 0.00 to USD 37.00

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