Elon University / Performing Arts / Dance Science Alumni

Dance Science Alumni

Anthony Amatucci ’16

BFA in Dance & BS in Dance Science

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

Dance Educator at Jo Ann Warren Studio in Worchester, MA


Dr. Leah Palmer Aycock ’13

BFA in Dance & BS in Dance Science

Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from East Carolina University

Physical Therapist at Sampson Regional Medical Center and teaches Ballet


Dr. Amy Counihan ’16

BS in Dance Science & BS in Exercise Science

Served in the Elon Anatomy Teaching Assistant Program

Doctor in Physical Therapy degree from the Medical University of South Carolina


Dr. Laura D’Costa ’17

BS in Dance Science & BS in Exercise Science

Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Shenandoah University with a graduate certification in Performing Arts Medicine

Physical Therapist in Arlington, VA


Colette Dong ’14

BFA in Dance & BS in Dance Science, minor in Exercise Science

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

Founder and CEO of The Ness

Recently featured on the Today Show with Hoda & Jenna


Julia Goldberg ’18

BFA in Dance & BS in Dance Science

Elon College Fellow

Certified teacher in Bodiography Fitness and Strength Training

Pilates Instructor in NYC and freelance professional dancer


Nicole Ivan ’16

BFA in Dance, BS in Dance Science & BS in Exercise Science

Elon College Fellow

Performance Credits: Bodiography Contemporary Ballet company (international tour), Terranova Dance Theater

Currently a medical student at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine


Mariel Loughlin ’20

BFA in Dance & BS in Dance Science

Shadowed at ProCare Physical Therapy, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, and PhysioArts Physical Therapy

Technician at JAG-ONE Physical Therapy

Pursuing a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Seton Hall University


Lauren Mitchell ’21

BFA in Dance & BS in Dance Science

Served in the Elon Anatomy Teaching Assistant Program

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

Recreation Attendant at Columbia University in NYC

Pursuing an MFA in Occupational Therapy at Columbia University


Stephanie Pittman ’17

BS in Dance Science & BS in Exercise Science

Elon Honors Fellow

Internship at Harkness Center for Dance Injuries

M.Sc. in Dance Science degree from Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

Medical student at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine


Victoria Rodriguez ’20

BS in Dance Science & minor in Psychology

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

Dance Instructor at C4 Performing Arts

Pursuing MFA in Dance at Hollins University


Dr. Bridget Kelly Sinha ’11

BS in Dance Science

Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Kentucky

Dance biomechanics research has been presented internationally and is an active member of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science (IADMS)

Physical Therapist in Charlotte, NC and founder of Balanced Physical Therapy and Wellness


Dr. Anastasia Thue ’19

BFA in Dance & BS in Dance Science

Doctor of Physical Therapy from Emory University


Dr. Rachel Waller ’17

BS in Dance Science & minors in Exercise Science and Spanish

Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Duke University

Pediatric Physical Therapist at Brooks Rehabilitation and Children’s Mercy


Tori Zillmann ’16

BS in Dance Science, BS in Exercise Science & minor in Psychology

Certifications: Personal trainer through American College of Sports Medicine, fitness trainer through AKT, and Pilates Instructor through Balanced Body

Dance Educator and Studio Director at The Dance Collective in Wake Forest, NC

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