Linda Sabo, a professional dancer, teacher, director and choreographer, was a founding member of the musical theatre program at Syracuse University and is presently on the performing arts faculty at Elon where she teaches dance and musical theatre courses and is a director/choreographer for the music theatre program.
As a performer and choreographer, Sabo’s work has been seen in New York theatres such as BAM, Town Hall and the TOMI Theatre, as well as at Syracuse Stage, Disney World in Orlando, various dance companies and many stock and regional venues around the country. Ms. Sabo’s background teaching musical theatre performers has spanned almost 30 years in places such as Syracuse University, the University of Michigan, Iowa State University and the distinguished Interlochen National Music Camp. Very many of her former students have successful careers as professional performers, directors, choreographers, writers, producers, agents and teachers.
Sabo has either performed in or been director and/or choreographer for well over 200 musicals, plays, children’s theatre productions, operas, industrials and concert dance pieces since 1970. Professor Sabo is also a cultural historian and critical writer about the performing arts, particularly in the areas of dance, theatre and musical theatre.
She is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, The Dance Critics Association, the Society of Dance History Scholars, and the Congress on Research in Dance. Professor Sabo holds degrees from The Boston Conservatory and Iowa State University.