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Dance Magazine features Elon's Department of Performing Arts

The department was highlighted in a recent article titled "How to Tell If a Musical Theater Program is Dancer-Friendly."

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Elon's music theatre program within the Department of Performing Arts was recently featured in an article in Dance Magazine titled "How to Tell If a Musical Theater Program is Dancer-Friendly."

A screen shot of the article in Dance Magazine. 

The July 26 article by reporter Lauren Wingenroth featured photos of music theatre productions at Elon as well as insights by a student and Lynne Formato, associate professor of performing arts at Elon. Formato advised that serious dancers who are interested in music theater can make a career by following either a dance or a musical theater pathway. 

Reagan Ogle '18 offered the advice to ask what a musical theater program focuses on. "A lot of schools I auditioned for would come out and idenitfy themselves as a dance program or not a dance program," Ogle, a music theatre major, told the magazine. 

Read the entire article here

Owen Covington,
Staff
8/2/2017 9:45 AM