On the Road is Movement 5 in Joi Olympia's 'Hotel Chelsea Song Cycle.' The album is inspired by the traveling stories of historic artists who passed through the Chelsea Hotel, including Joni Mitchell, Patti Smith, Bob Dylan, and Jack Kerouac. Movement 5 and the paired video are a tribute to Jack Kerouac and the writing of his classic novel, 'On the Road.' Starring Jakob Karr (So You Think You Can Dance) and Ryan Steele (Broadway's Newsies, Mathilda, West Side Story, Billy Elliot, Wild Party, American in Paris).
Produced by: Sceneworks Studios
Directed by: Joi Olympia and Adam Ritchie
Starring: Joi Olympia, Jakob Karr, and Ryan Steele
Screened at the Great Lakes International Film Festival.