Choreographed by Katherine Shamdin in collaboration with the dancers

An exploration of valiant behavior individually and as a group. We pursue even with fear. We grow even with resistance. We are bold.


Claudia Jacobson
Ashley McKim
Katherine Shamdin
Lindsey Wildman

Artistic Team

Chasing Snakes, Dance of the Exes, and Frenético by Martin Landström
"Martin Landström /Chasing Snakes, Dance of the Exes, and Frenético/ courtesy of"

Costume Designer:
Juliana Waechter

Lighting Designer:
James Albert

Tony Orrico

Madison Holtz

Special Thanks:

Thank you to the CLAS and the John and Elsie Mae Ferentz Research Fund. Without this scholarship, this project wouldn’t have reached its full potential. Thank you to Tony Orrico for your support, guidance, and kindness throughout this process. To Jamie, thank you for painting our weekends away. To Jenny, thank you for always being a listening ear. To Chandler, thank you for being my math man. To my dad, thank you for putting the easel on wheels. And to my mom, thank you for being the reason I majored in dance.