Elon University / Performing Arts Graduates / Dance Sciences

Dance Science Graduates

Anthony Amatucci 16

BFA in Dance and Bachelor of Dance Science

Performance Credits: Clancyworks Dance Company, The Dance Cure, The Kearns Dance Project, Terranova Dance Company.

Dance teacher at Jo Ann Warren’s studio in Worcester, Massachusetts


Dr. Leah Palmer Aycock 13

BFA in Dance and Bachelor of Dance Science

He holds a PhD in Physiotherapy from East Carolina University

Physical therapist at Sampson Regional Medical Center and teaches ballet


Dr. Amy Cunihan 16

Bachelor of Dance Science and Bachelor of Exercise Science

Served in Elon’s Anatomy Teaching Assistant Program

Doctor of Physiotherapy from the Medical University of South Carolina


Dr. Laura DeCosta 17

Bachelor of Dance Science and Bachelor of Exercise Science

Doctor of Physiotherapy from Shenandoah University with Postgraduate Certificate in Performing Arts Medicine

Physical Therapist in Arlington, Virginia


Colette Dong 14

BFA in Dance and Bachelor of Dance Science, Secondary in Exercise Science

Performance Credits: Acoustica Electronica, ToUch, Of Bones || Holly Bynum, Dirty Soles Dance, The Hollows Band, NCO Dance, ToUch Events Co.

Founder and CEO of The Ness

She recently appeared on The Today Show with Hoda & Jenna


Julia Goldberg 18

BFA in Dance and Bachelor of Dance Science

Fellow of Elon College

Certified Instructor in Body Planning for Fitness and Strength Training

New York City Pilates instructor and professional piecework dancer


Nicole Evan 16

BFA in Dance, Bachelor of Dance Science and Bachelor of Exercise Science

Fellow of Elon College

Performance Credits: Bodyography Contemporary Ballet Company (international tour), Terranova Dance Theatre

Currently a medical student at Edward Villa College of Osteopathic Medicine


Marielle Loughlin 20

BFA in Dance and Bachelor of Dance Science

Shaded at ProCare Physical Therapy, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, PhysioArts Physical Therapy

Technician at JAG-ONE Physiotherapy

Doctor of Physiotherapy from Seton Hall University


Lauren Mitchell 21

BFA in Dance and Bachelor of Dance Science

Served in Elon’s Anatomy Teaching Assistant Program

Performance Credits: Renay Aumiller, Christal Brown, Lauren Kearns, Gaspard Louis, Jen Guy Metcalf, Maurice Watson

Entertainment hostess at Columbia University in New York City

Pursuing MA in Occupational Therapy at Columbia University


Stephanie Bateman 17

Bachelor of Dance Science and Bachelor of Exercise Science

Honorary Fellow Elon

Training at Harkness Center for Dance Injuries

Masters and PhD in Dance Science from Laban Institute of Music and Dance

Medical student at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine


Victoria Rodriguez 20

BA in Dance Science and Minor in Psychology

Founder of Better Than Nude LLC to promote healthy skin care habits for all people

Dance teacher at C4 Performing Arts

Pursuing MA in Dance at Hollins University


Dr. Bridget Kelly Sinha 11

Bachelor of Dance Science

He holds a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Kentucky

Dance Biomechanics Research has been submitted internationally and is an active member of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS)

Physiotherapist in Charlotte, NC and Foundation for Balanced Physiotherapy and Wellness


Dr. Anastasia Tho ’19

BFA in Dance and Bachelor of Dance Science

PhD in Physiotherapy from Emory University


Dr. Rachel Waller 17

Bachelor of Dance Science and Minor in Exercise Science, Spanish

He holds a doctorate in physical therapy from Duke University

Pediatric physical therapist at Brooks Pediatric Rehabilitation and Mercy Center


Tori Zelman 16

Bachelor of Dance Science, Bachelor of Exercise Science and Minor in Psychology

Certifications: Personal trainer through the American College of Sports Medicine, Fitness trainer through AKT, Pilates trainer through Body Balance

Dance teacher and studio manager at The Dance Collective in Wake Forest, North Carolina