DENVER (CBS4)  A graduate from University of Northern Colorado is back in Colorado this week with the cast of “Dirty Dancing.”

Ryan Jesse plays Neil Kellerman, the grandson of the resort owner, in the play. He said that he’s glad to be back in familiar territory.

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“I’ve got maybe 20 people coming tonight. So I’m glad to be here … be back, be on familiar grounds. I’m excited about it,” Jesse told CBS4.

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“Dirty Dancing” is the stage adaptation of the movie starring Patrick Swayze. Jesse said that most of the audience with identify with the iconic scenes, lines, dances and music.

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“Really kind of relive where they were when they first saw the movie or reshare those experiences with the second or third generations,” Jesse said.

“Dirty Dancing” runs through Feb. 3 at the Buell Theatre at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

For Tickets: denvercenter.org

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