World Premiere Musical

How to Dance in Ohio is a heart-filled new musical based on the Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name that explores what it means to belong, the courage it takes to put yourself out in the world, and the universal need to connect. Set at a counseling center in Columbus, How to Dance in Ohio follows seven autistic young adults as they come of age and find their ways in the world.

A new musical based on Alexandra Shiva’s documentary film | Book & Lyrics by Rebekah Greer Melocik | Music & Co-Arrangements by Jacob Yandura | Music Direction by Lily Ling Music Supervision, Co-Arrangements, Orchestration by Matt Gallagher | Choreographed by Mayte Natalio | Directed by Sammi Cannold | Produced in association with Ben Holtzman, Sammy Lopez, and Fiona Howe Rudin