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Logline: An overbearing ballroom stage mother and her two daughters must redefine their roles in life and on the dance floor as each learns to "Let Love Lead.™"

Synopsis: The Camparis are a family of women in which everyone knows her place. Sheri is the larger-than-life, overbearing stage mom. Once a young and beautiful ballroom champion, Sheri now lives vicariously through her youngest daughter Tasi, the darling of the local amateur ballroom circuit. Sheri’s oldest daughter, Toni, is Tasi’s practice partner, the wallflower who must quietly support them all. The only consistent man in the life of the Campari women is Cedric, Tasi’s dance partner and Toni’s best friend. Find out what happens to each as they reexamine their roles in modern life and on the dance floor and learn to "Let Love Lead.™"

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Downloadable Trailer (H.264, MP4, 277MB, zipped)

Trailer on YouTube (available in 720p HD)


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Erika Randall Beahm hi-rez head shot (2.64MB zipped, photo credit Rob Villetto)
Daniel Beahm hi-rez head shot (1.61MB zipped, photo credit Jonas Bendsen)

Director Bios:

Erika Randall Beahm
Dancing before she could walk, Erika Randall Beahm graduated from the Interlochen Arts Academy with honors and went on to attend the Juilliard School. She received her her BA in Dance from the University of Washington and her MFA in Choreography from The Ohio State University. Before relocating to Colorado, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois for 3 years and a Guest Lecturer at The Ohio State University. She joined the faculty at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2007 as an Assistant Professor of Dance. Randall is a teacher, choreographer and filmmaker who has recently performed with Sara Hook, David Parker and the Bang Group, Teena Custer, Michelle Ellsworth, Gabriel Masson, Rebecca-Nettl-Fiol, Esteban Donoso, the Mark Morris Dance Group and Buglisi/Foreman Dance. She is also a founding member of the Seattle born company Cava-Parker Dance whose new home is in Puebla, Mexico. She formed the Columbus Movement Movement (cm2), an organization supporting the development and visibility of contemporary dance artists in Columbus, Ohio, which was named one of Dance Magazine’s “Top 25 to Watch” in 2007. Working with collaborative partner Anna Sapozhnikov on their duet company, Sweetie Pie Productions, Erika has found her perfect match for presenting theatrical and physical dance works. Their work has been shown in multiple venues throughout Illinois and was selected for The Goose Route Dance Festival in Sheperdstown, WV in July 2008. Erika was part of the Summer faculty at the Interlochen Arts Camp for 8 years and has been a frequent guest artist at the Interlochen Arts Academy. Currently, she teaches ballet and improvisation for the Boulder Jazz Festival (Summer, 2008, 2010). She has presented solo/group choreography and taught across the nation and internationally in Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Mexico. Randall co-wrote, directed, produced and choreographed , Leading Ladies, her first feature film which has screened across the globe, including Palm Springs International Film Festival, Cannes Independent Film Festival, Starz Denver Film Festival, Sonoma International Film Festival, Outfest, Framline, etc.. Her interest in dance, its relationship to popular culture, and its ability to impact change, is at the heart of all of her research and teaching.

Daniel Beahm is the proverbial Renaissance man. In fact, his record label is called Renaissance Boy Recordings. Daniel owns an advertising/design firm in Denver, CO (Digabyte Music and Design), and composes, records, and performs music across the US. Daniel also designs and restores residential and commercial spaces. Beahm was rarely scene without a video camera during his formative years and into high school. During college, he grew his interest in film and production by creating soundtracks and scores for friends making independent films as well as by being involved in the production side of these projects. Post graduation (with focus in biology, design, and philosophy), Daniel’s first appointment was as a designer for the world-renowned Blenko Glass in W.V. After that, Beahm started his own design company in Columbus, OH, where he met his wife, Erika Randall. Over the years, Beahm continued to make frequent trips to Los Angeles, helping friends with various tasks in a myriad of independent productions. Most recently Daniel moved to Denver, CO, where he continues to run his design/advertising company focusing on motion, print, web, architecture and interiors, as well as growing his record label while writing, recording and performing music of his own.


Principal cast:

Sheri Campari Melanie LaPatin
Cedric Michaels Benji Schwimmer
Toni Campari Laurel Vail
Tasi Campari Shannon Lea Smith
Mona Saunders Nicole Dionne

complete credits listed in CREDITS section and on IMDb.


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