The Acting Program’s mission is to create knowledgeable, versatile, and expressive performers who practice their craft at a high level of proficiency, collaborate effectively within an inclusive and equitable creative environment, contribute to our complex and increasingly diverse society, and are prepared to enter the profession upon graduation.
Arts Administration A.B.
Arts Administration shapes culture and cultural policy by the strategic development of arts programs, organizations, and creative careers. The Arts Administration program at Elon empowers students to put this integrative knowledge of human care and business tactics into practice to serve artists, audiences, and other stakeholders with diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences, and perspectives. We prepare students for careers in the creative sector with a commitment to connecting art and public life to create inclusive communities.
Dance Performance & Choreography B.F.A.
The Dance Performance & Choreography Program’s mission is to develop highly trained dance artists who are well-versed in the technical, creative, theoretical, historic, and analytical research areas of dance. The program features a unique and intensive course of study designed to give you the knowledge, experience, and professional exposure you need to build a successful career as a dancer, choreographer, or graduate student.
Dance Science B.S.
The Dance Science Program prepares students with a focus on the practical application of scientific principles to enhance dance and movement performance, improve dance training, reduce injury, and contribute to the overall well-being of dancers. The focus is on the practical application of scientific principles to enhance dance and movement performance, improve dance training, reduce injury and contribute to the overall well-being of dancers. The Dance Science program uniquely combines elements of the Exercise Science curriculum with the Dance Performance and Choreography curriculum while building flexibility for study abroad and undergraduate research projects.
Music Theatre B.F.A.
Casting directors and talent agents take notice when they see “Elon University” on the resumes of music theatre graduates. That’s because Elon has built a reputation in the industry for producing mature, talented, energetic, and creative performers. If you have your sights set on performing in music theatre, Elon will prepare you for the spotlight. The music theatre program is an intensive course of study and performance, focused on providing you with the knowledge, experience, and professional exposure you need to build a successful career on stage or in graduate school.
Drama & Theatre Studies A.B.
The Drama and Theatre Studies degree at Elon embraces theatre’s inherent interdisciplinarity and offers students a program that combines textual and historical analysis of theatre with hands-on performance and production experiences.
Theatrical Design & Technology A.B.
The theatrical design and technology program emphasizes engaged learning and hands-on practices. You are encouraged to get involved in our productions during your first year. Throughout your educational journey, you will put your skills and talent to the test by participating in our musicals, plays, dance concerts, student productions, musical revues, and professional quality workshops.