Orville Matherson (Ricky Myers)Nancy Alvarez-Pellegrini (Jerri)Chris Barnes (Ricky's cell mate)Gail Bruno (Ms. Jones)Pat Caesar (Principal)Bretton Canfield (Main Dancer)The Chaparrals (Country Music Band)La Quanna Chong (Lady in the Club)Cynthia Cinami (Dance Competition Judge)Michael Cinami (Adjacent cell occupant)Ned Cray (Judge Larson)Irene Deros (Main Dancer)Dale Foti (Hospital Financial Counselor)Adam French (Main Dancer)Violeta Galagarza (Dance Competition Judge)Mark Garrison (Teacher)Kofi Graham (Dancer)Francisca Griffiths (Main Dancer)
Junior Powell, Orville Matherson
When Ricky Myers (Orville Matherson) , a talented black dancer of Jamaican descent, is caught selling drugs in Augusta, Ga. he is sentenced to four months probation. During which he is required to teach at a training center in the predominately white community of Johnsonville, Ga. While there he encounters a student with an ailing mother, Grace (Susan Lahout), needs $90,000.00 to have an operation to save her life. In order to raise the money Ricky decides to help the students compete in a national dance competition.He introduces the dance group to the exciting reggae beats of his homeland. A Dance for Grace is sure to captivate diverse audiences everywhere with it's urban dance moves, soulful soundtrack and touching storyline centered on the basic human desire for a second chance. Excellent entertainment for the whole family, A Dance for Grace reminds us that it's not where you've come from but where you are going that really matters.