BFA Dance Alumni

In addition to on-campus production experience, the majority of Elon students graduate with professional credits on their resumes due to summer regional dance work, internships, regional and national festivals, and a wide variety of relevant experiences. Soon after graduation, Elon students are working in New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, New Zealand, National Tours, Dance Companies, and a variety of cruises. Highlighted below are a few examples of the work of our alumni during the past season.

April Halloway (2007)

B.A. in Dance Performance
Oprah Winfrey's European Trip of a Lifetime (Featured Dancer)
Norwegian Cruise Line (Dancer)
Virginia Musical Theatre's "West Side Story" (Rosalia)
The Lost Colony (Dancer)

April Halloway (2008)

B.A. in Dance Performance & B.A. in Communications
The Kearns Dance Project
Spoleto Dance Festival in Charleston, SC (Production Team)
New Zealand Dance Festival (Production Team)

April Halloway (2009)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
The Kearns Dance Project
Martha Connerton's Kenetic Works Dance Company
Flash Mob in the movie "Fame" (Choreographers: Oliver and Teri Steele)
Summation Dance Company

Jessica Wokenfuss (2009)

B.A. in Dance & B.F.A. in Music Theatre
Holland America Cruise Line
Stiletto Entertainment
Theatre by the Sea
Hershey Park
National Tour "Spamalot"

Rachel Perlman (2010)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
Dance Olympus Convention (VIP Dancer)
2009 Miss North Carolina Pageant (Dancer)
Holland America Cruise Line

Jim Reynolds (2010)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre
North Carolina Dance Theatre (Apprentice)
Certified Pilates Instructor

William Commander (2011)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
The Kearns Dance Project
Renay Aumiller Dances
Gaspard & Dancers
Choreographers: Autumn Mist Belk, Adrian Clancy, Killian Manning, Sara Tourek and Lauren Williams
 

Ann Sterling Dale (2011)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
The Ailey School Professional Division
Ad Deum Dance Company

Meg Fishburn (2011)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
Ashley Walls White Performance Company
The Kearns Dance Project
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre

Erin Fitzgerald (2011)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre
Moveius Contemporary Ballet
Company Danzante
The Dance Cure

Alex Pepper (2011)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography & B.F.A. in Music Theatre
National Tour "South Pacific"
Step Up 2 (Dancer)
Saturday Night Live (Dancer)

Jess Duffy (2012)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre
Chicago Dance Crash
Off Center by Paige Caldarella

Mathew Domenic D'Amico (2013)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre
The Union Project Company
Celebrity Cruise

Kelsey Herbst (2013)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
Renay Aumiller Dances
Salty Lark Dance

Lauren Renck (2013)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
The Kearns Dance Project
The Rockettes

Liz Stillerman (2013)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre
Elements Contemporary Ballet

Sarah Beacham (2014)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre
Virginia Ballet Theatre
Todd Rosenlieb Dance

Julie Crothers (2014)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
Axis Dance Company

Colette Dong (2014)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
The Kearns Dance Project
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre
Renay Aumiller Dances
Dirty Soles Dance
 

Rachel Mehaffey (2015)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
The Kearns Dance Project
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre
Code f.a.d. Company

Chauncey Pauley (2015)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre
NC Dance Festival (Choreographer: Sara Tourek)
Wax Works and NJ Dance Festival (Choreographers: Amber Schmiesing and Chauncey Pauley)
Lincoln Center Festival "Paradise Interrupted"
 

Amanda Rhine (2015)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
The Kearns Dance Project
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre
Celebrity Cruise

Amber Schmiesing (2015)

B.F.A. in Dance Performance and Choreography
TERRANOVA Dance Theatre
Renay Aumiller Dances
Wax Works and NJ Dance Festival (Choreographers: Amber Schmiesing and Chauncey Pauley)