The orchestra, conducted by fourth-year music history student Joey Galasso, performs the musical’s opening number in the orchestra pit.
Chuck, played by fourth-year film student Brandon Papo, greets his love interest, the reverend’s daughter Ariel, played by first-year economics student Jaya Mapleton, at the start of ''Footloose.''
Cast members hold the final pose of ''The Girl Gets Around'' during the musical’s dress rehearsal.
Willard Hewitt, played by third-year world arts and cultures student Oscar Tsukayama, lifts his new friend Ren, first-year undeclared student Sam Brogadir, during the song, ''I Can’t Stand Still.''
Ren learns the limitations of a small town during the song, ''Somebody’s Eyes.''
Ren and Willard talk in the diner before the song, ''Holding Out for a Hero.''
Choreographer and third-year theater student Ellen Durnal takes the stage to lead a dance call for ''Holding Out for a Hero'' during the show’s dress rehearsal.
Ariel sings ''Holding Out for a Hero'' with her castmates.
''Footloose'' cast members strike their final pose after singing and dancing to ''Holding Out for a Hero.''
Ren prevents a fight between Chuck and Willard.