Location: The Gerald L. Francis Center
Fundraising Goal: $1,500,000
Elon’s Department of Performing Arts is one of the university’s bright lights and is quickly gaining a national reputation for excellence. Elon’s Music Theatre graduates regularly appear in Broadway productions and on hit television shows such as “Glee” and “CSI: Miami.” Elon seeks expanded space for Performing Arts, which includes Acting, Dance, Music Theatre, Theatre Studies, and Theatrical Design and Production.
The nearly 13,000-square-foot expansion in the Francis Center will complement the department’s current home in the Center for the Arts, which includes the 575-seat McCrary Theatre, 125-seat Yeager Recital Hall, 100-seat Black Box Theatre and three dance studios.
The expansion will include the following amenities: