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One woman's journey of choices, and rise to healing. 
Arise Sweet Sarah Credits

Written, Directed and Produced by Sandy Arena

Executive Producers
Sam Arena, Corey Brooks, Edward Taylor King

Director of Music, Film and Editing
Edward Taylor King

Co-Producer, Assistant Director and Director of Choreography
Alexis Gaetano

Assistant Choreographer and Associate Producer
Michelle Pauly

Associate Producer
Ami Gallagher

Ballet Training and Development
Mossa School of Dance

Featuring:
Alexis Gaetano
​Annaliese Arena
Michelle Pauly and Rachel Urban
Ron Finstuen
Olivia Glover and Tristen Barnes

Cast 
(In Order of Appearance)

Sarah: Alexis Gaetano
Sarah’s Mother: Janet Urban
Seraphina: Ariana Kellogg
Simon: Emmanuel Bradley
Children of the Secret: Sadie Bennett; Liyah Bittle; Naomi Bradley; Stella Bradley; 
Amelia Pilecki; Robyn Pilecki; Faith Smith; Naomi Urban; Claudia Williams
Secret Keepers: Tristen Barnes; Jessica Gissen Finstuen; Olivia Glover; Michelle Pauly; 
Althea Pitts-Swails; Ami Gallagher; Rachel Urban; Christina Vail; Kelley Valentine
Sarah’s Secret: Annaliese Arena
Ariana (Sarah’s Born Child): Isabelle McLellan
Seth (Sarah’s Born Child): Joshua Romero
Aletta (Sarah’s Born Child): Liyah Bittle
Sarah’s Husband Sean: Dylan MacIntyre
Prolife Woman Pushing the Swing: Kristy Bittle
Child on the Swing: Jude McLellan
Young Girl Ariana: Robyn Pilecki
Jesus: Ron Finstuen
Unborn Babies in Heaven - Littles on the Beach: Moriah Bradley, Elisha Bradley, Zachary Ditkowski; 
Paris Glover; Lilianna Homer; Emma Pilecki; Melody Pilecki;  Kendyl Pollack; Annalynn Vail; Brooke Weiler. 
Unborn Baby Caretaker on the Beach: Kelley Valentine
Folks at Sarah’s Church: Pastor Lucy Sebastian and the Congregation at Jubilee Christian Church
Pastor in the Church: LC Barnes
Young Sarah: Annaliese Arena
Sarah’s Father: Tim Vail
Angels in Sarah’s Dream: Amanda Homer; Michelle Pauly
Nighttime Angel: Abby Stephens
Young Sarah’s Friends: Sadie Bennett; Stella Bradley; Ashley Homer; Mairi Moore; 
Amelia Pilecki; Faith Smith; Naomi Urban; Claudia Williams 
Young Dean: Tyshawn Johnson
Dean: Tristen Barnes
Sarah’s Friends: Amanda Homer; Michelle Pauly; Kristi Richardson; Rachel Urban 
Dean’s Girlfriend: Dominque Mincer
War at the Clinic Protestors: Sam Arena; Mariah Bender; Jessica Gissen Finstuen; 
Morgan Mincer; Juliann Smith; Christina Vail; Chris and Lynne Weiler. 
Abortion Clinic Secretary: Heather Mincer
Bully in the Abortion Clinic: Althea Pitts-Swail
Mother Forced to Have an Abortion in the Clinic: Ami Gallagher
Husband Forcing Wife to Have an Abortion: Mark Gallagher
Abortion Scene War Dancers: Mariah Bender; Jessica Gissin Finstuen; Althea Pitts-Swails; 
Ami Gallagher; Christina Vail; Kelley Valentine
Abortionist: Olivia Glover
You Named Me No One Baby: Amelia Pilecki
Baby Ariana (Sarah’s First Born Child): Annalynn Vail
Unborn Baby Choir: Mariah Bender; Sadie Bennett; Amanda Homer; 
Isabelle McLellan; Joshua Romero; Faith Smith; Claudia Williams
Unsung Adult Choir: Angela Cabrera; Jessica Gissen Finstuen; Shaya Greathouse; 
Kathy & Rob Kellogg; Juliann Smith 
Heaven’s Gate Angel: Abby Stephens
Angels in Heaven: Annaliese Arena; Stella Bradley; Amanda Homer; 
Amelia Pilecki; Kristi Richardson; Naomi Urban; Claudia Williams 
Seraphina and Simon in Heaven: Ariana Kellogg and Emmanuel Bradley
Unborn Baby Caretaker on the Farm: Ashlyn McCowan
Unborn Babies Beach and Farm Cast: Mariah Bender; Sadie Bennett; Liyah Bittle; Moriah Bradley; Naomi Bradley; Elisha Bradley, Zachary and Cody Ditkowski; Paris Glover; Timothy, Benjamin, Joseph, Jonathan, Lilianna and Ashley Homer; Isabelle McLellan; Emma, Melody and Robyn Pilecki; Kendyl and Jarred Pollack; Joshua Romero; Faith Smith; Annalynn Vail; Brooke Weiler; Clyde Williams

Casting
Sandy Arena
Alexis Gaetano
Michelle Pauly

Costumes and Props
Sandy Arena
Annaliese Arena
Alexis Gaetano
Jeannie McLellan
Michelle Pauly
Althea Pitts-Swails
Ami Preble
Christina Vail
Kelley Valentine

Film Locations
Sandy Arena 
Anne LeBlanc
Ami Gallagher

Film Location Nurse
Mary Lynn Bender

​Film Locations
Dr. Morehouse and Joy Family Medicine
Jubilee Christian Church
McCowan Family
McLellan Family
Pittsford Cemetery
Sonnenberg Gardens

Hospitality
The Bradley Family
The Pollack Family

Music and Dance Credits and Soundtrack

Scene: Arise
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Song: You Are Free Instrumental
Written by: Sandy Arena
Arranged by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios

Scene: The Secret 
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Choreography by: Alexis Gaetano and Michelle Pauly
Song: Baby Not Okay 
Written by: Al Babyok

Scene: What Kind of Mother Does That? 
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Song: Beginning Instrumental Unnamed
Written by: T.K. King
Song: Amazing Grace 
Written by: John Newton
Arranged and Performed by: Kamber Kigin
Song: What Kind of Mother Does That? 
Written by Sandy Arena
Arranged by T.K. King
Vocals by Alexis Gaetano
Tornado House Studios

Scene: The King Is Enthralled With Your Beauty
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Choreography by: Alexis Gaetano
Song: Flight to Find
Written by: T.K. King
Song: The King is Enthralled With Your Beauty 
Written by: Sandy Arena
Arranged by: T.K. King
Vocals by: Kaitlin Andrews
Tornado House Studios

Scene: Dance of Innocence
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Choreography by: Alexis Gaetano
Song: Arise
Written by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios
Song: Love Is 
By: Meme Stephens 
From the Album Believe

Scene: Dance of Deception
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Choreography by: Alexis Gaetano
Song: Beginning Instrumental Unnamed 
Written by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios
Song: Dubstep Ballet
Written by: Austin Huelsbeck
Austin Huelsbeck Studios

Scene: Dance of Innocence Lost
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Choreography by: Michelle Pauly
Song: Innocence Lost 
Written by: Sandy Arena
Arranged by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios

Scene: Mom I’m Pregnant
Song: Desperation
Written by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios

Scene: Rejection
Song: Why?  
Written by: Sandy Arena
Arranged by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios
Scene: Dance of Decision
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Choreography by: Sandy Arena and Alexis Gaetano
Song: Schumann Child Falling Asleep
Performed by: Hot Lemon
Tornado House Studios 
Song: Children of Our Time
By Jason Upton 
Scene: I Must Go
Song: Why? 
Written by: Sandy Arena
Arranged by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios

Scene: War Outside the Clinic
Song: War
Written by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios

Scene: The Death March of the Mothers
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Song: Anna’s Lullaby 
Written by: Sandy Arena
Arranged by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios

Scene: Dance of the Silent Scream
Narration by: Michael Hill
Choreography by: Sandy Arena and Alexis Gaetano 
Song: Extermination
Written by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios

Scene: My Baby
Song: My Baby
By: Irene van der Wende

Scene: Dance of Shame
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Choreography by: Sandy Arena and Alexis Gaetano 
Song: Silence of Shame
Written By: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios

Scene: You Named Me No One
Choreography: Alexis Gaetano
Song: You Named Me No One
By: Sarah Jane Roberts 
Orphans Cry Music

Scene: Destinies Lost
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Song: Finding Hope
Written by T.K. King
Song: Destinies Lost
Written by: Sandy Arena
Arranged by: T.K. King
Vocals by: Alexis Gaetano
Background Vocals by: Kathy Kellogg
Background Vocals Recorded by Bob Marini at Summer Sound Studio
Tornado House Studios
Song: Anna’s Lullaby
Written by: Sandy Arena
Arranged by: T.K. King
Vocals by: Alexis Gaetano
Background Vocals by: Kathy Kellogg
Background 
Vocals Recorded by Bob Marini at Summer Sound Studio
Tornado House Studios

Scene: Unsung
Song: Unsung
Written by: Sandy Arena
Vocal Arrangement: Rob and Kathy Kellogg
Vocals by: Unsung Choir 
Choir Directed by Shaya Greathouse

Scene: Dance of the Unborn Babies 
Choreography by: Alexis Gaetano
Song: Heavenly Gates
By: Aimee Herd
Streams of Worship 
Song: Names Heard from Heaven
By: Sandy Arena
Vocals: Kayla Saunders
Song: Song of the Unborn Babies
Written by: Sandy Arena
Arranged by: T.K. King
Original Arrangement: Scott Dawson
Vocals: Kathy Kellogg
Background Vocals: Rob Kellogg
Vocals Recorded at Summer House Studios
Tornado House Studios

Scene: Dance of Forgiveness
Choreography by: Sandy Arena, Alexis Gaetano and Michelle Pauly
Song: Baby You Are 
Written by: Sandy Arena
Vocals: Alexis Gaetano
Song: I Feel Your Hand
Written by: Sandy Arena
Arranged by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios
Song: You Are Free
Written by: Sandy Arena
Arranged by: T.K. King
Vocals by: Corey Brooks of Spoken For
Background Vocals by: Candice Sesco of The Sesco’s
Tornado House Studios and Precursor Studios

Scene: Have Mercy on This Woman
Choreography by: Michelle Pauly
Song: Have Mercy on This Woman
Written by: Sandy Arena and T.K. King
Arranged by: T.K. King
Vocals: Ronalyn Pollack
Tornado House Studios

Scene: Dance of Mourning
Choreography by: Michelle Pauly
Song: Still
By: Gerrit Hofsink

Scene: Arise Sweet Sarah
Narration by: Sandy Arena
Choreography by: Alexis Gaetano and Michelle Pauly 
Song: Arise
Written by: T.K. King
Tornado House Studios
Song: Arise Sweet Sarah
Written by: Sandy Arena and T.K. King
Vocals: T.K. King
Background Vocals: Kayla Saunders
Tornado House Studios 

Scene: Closing Credits
Song: Free Indeed
Written by: T.K. King
Album: Hope is Rising
Song: Hope is Rising
Album: Hope is Rising
Song: Dust
Album: Hope is Rising

Thank You to the Following for Development & Promotion - Then and Now
A Secret Friend Who Wrote Our Press Release
Dr. Alveda King
Arts Illuminate Photography
Joe and Vonnie Askins, Living Faith Ministries
Bound for Life
Aimee Herd and Breaking Christian News
Corey Brooks
Ted and Suzanne Bruun and Extreme Tour
Ethel Chadwick and Bagels and Blessings Radio Show
Joy Crimmins and Rachel's Vineyard
Michelle Durand, Tears to Treasures
Eddie DeHart and 911 Babies
Margaret DeJong Oosterhof and Victory Church, Lethbridge Canada
Jennifer Disney and Up From the Ashes Bible Study
Carol Crossed and Rachel Peller - Feminists for NonViolent Choices
Frederick Douglass Foundation
Ken Freeman and Monday Minute
Ami Gallagher and Created 4 Life
Day Gardner and Day Report
Randy Goss and Stuff With a Message
Theresa Harvard Johnson, Apostle & Founder, Voices of Christ Literary Ministries International
Kim Ketola and Cradle My Heart Radio
Abby Kirk and Students for Life at Bethel College
Betsy Kopor and Project Rachel
Anne and Jerry LeBlanc and Rochester Area Right to Life
Stacy Massey and Abortion Recovery International Foundation
June Matson at Pregnancy Resource Center
Miracle Channel Christian of Lethbridge, Canada, 
Jen Moore
Narrow Road Ministries
New Hope Community Church
Theresa Pernicano
Jenn Perry and Journey to Healing
Sue Roesser and Devotion in Motion
Pastors Emelio and Lucy Sebastian
Patricia Pulliam, Director Of Abortion Recovery, Pregnancy Resource Connection, Granby, Colorado; and Silent No More Regional Coordinator  
Jessica Shanahan
Steve Siler and Music for the Soul
Tom Jackson Showcase
Voice to the Inner Pain: A Path to Faith, Hope and Grace by Jodi and Ron Miller

Unborn Baby Dedications
Sandy Arena
Queta Aguilar
Breaking Christian News
Allan Parker and the Justice Foundation
Operation Outcry

Top Tier Donors
Sandy and Sam Arena
Charles and Mary Foundation
The Roth Family
The Bender Family
Melinda Gipson
The McLellan Family
Raju Vegiraju
The Weiler Family

Donors
Anna and Mairi’s Lemonade Stand
The Black Family
Bradley Family
Lisa Brooks
Bruun Family
The Bye Family
Amy Charlton
Crandall Family
Eddie and Crystal DeHart of www.911babies.com
Dreyer Family
Ray Fitzgerald
Ami and Mark Gallagher 
Carol Hansen
Martha Ann Hunsinger/Women’s Resource Center of Dillon, Colorado
Catherine Johnson
Kahla Mast and Care Net Pregnancy Center of Penn Yan
Laird Family
Miller Family
Arlene Nanry and Story of Hope Comfort Care Home
Pauly Family
Pappano Family
Pilecki Family
Pollack Family
Richardson Family
Rohr Family
Rulli Family
Jenny Sanderlin
Ellie and Andrew Saul
Snyder Family
Rosann Steiller
Danielle Taylor
Thomas Family
June Transue
Urban Family
Westbrook Family
Dawn Yates