Elon Department of Performing Arts

Friday, 9/24, at 5:30 pm; Saturday, 9/25, at Noon at the Snow Family Grand Atrium

In compliance with the Healthy Elon protocols, all audience members – regardless of vaccination status – must wear masks in indoor campus spaces. Audience members are encouraged, but not required, to wear masks for the outdoor sections of this concert.


Collage

A showcase of Music Theatre Majors directed by John McCarty
6:30 and 8:30 pm on Friday, September 24, 2021
Yeager Recital Hall, Center for the Arts

Reservations are free; admission is $15.00 per person; students, faculty, and staff with a Phoenix card receive free admission. In compliance with the Healthy Elon protocols, all audience members – regardless of vaccination status – must wear masks in indoor campus spaces.


Instant Laughter

6:30 pm on Saturday, September 25, 2021
Yeager Recital Hall

A fun-filled performance of audience-inspired comedy hyjinx for family weekend! Free of charge, no reservations required.

In compliance with the Healthy Elon protocols, all audience members – regardless of vaccination status – must wear masks in indoor campus spaces.


Upcoming Fall Productions

Heart of Shrapnel

Written by Noe Morales Munoz; Translated by Maria Alexandria Beech
Director: Andres Munar
October 1-5, 2021 in Roberts Studio Theatre

Heart of Shrapnel examines the intersections of celebrity worship and toxic masculinity  in our contemporary culture. This recent play was featured in the México/United States  Playwright Exchange at The Lark. A Latinx director is attached to this project. Note: The title of this work was originally Tales and Shrapnel.

Reservations begin September 24.

42nd Street

Written by Michael Stewart, Mark Bramble, Harry Warren, Al Dubin, and Bradford Ropes

Directors: Chari Arespachochaga & Alexandra Warren
Choreographer: Deb Leamy
Music Director: Chris Rayis
October 29-31 & November 4-6, 2021 in McCrary Theatre

Peggy Sawyer arrives in New York City from Allenstown, PA with hopes of becoming a  Broadway star. Facing adversity from all directions, the young but talented performer  learns about show business and discovers which relationships are most important in  life.

This dance-heavy 1980 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical is based on the novel by  Bradford Ropes and the 1933 Academy Award-winning musical film. Our deconstructed  version will investigate gender norms and other contemporary issues.

Tickets available starting October 8th at the box office for the Center for the Performing Arts. For ticket information, visit elon.universitytickets.com

Fall Dance Concert

Director: Casey Avaunt
November 12-14, 2021 in Roberts Studio Theatre

The Fall Dance Concert features Elon BFA dance majors performing original  and experimental work by faculty, guest artists and select students in a creative,  innovative and entertaining show.

Reservations begin November 5.


Revisit the 2020-2021 Season