Student Profile
Brenna Mateljan '13

Brenna is a dance and communication major who hopes to use both to realize her dream career.

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Why Choose
Cedar Crest?
  • Personalized attention
  • Average class size <20
  • Women's leadership opportunities
  • Flexibility to add dual major, minor

Performing Arts Department Videos

In this clip, Brenna Mateljan as Velma Kelly leads a group of lascivious ladies in their rendition of All that Jazz from the Cedar Crest College production of the larger-than-life musical, Chicago. A cast of more than 40 dancers and actors performed the play, which packed the 300-seat Samuels Theatre to capacity during its four-day run.


 

 

Brenna is a Communication and Dance major from Somerset, Pa.


 

 

Caitlin Bailey, a senior theatre major, discusses what it takes to produce a large-scale musical such as the Cedar Crest College Performing Arts production of Chicago. The popular 1920s-era play takes the Samuels Theatre stage from Feb. 23-26.


 

 

Rebecca Pandone, a senior theatre and communication major, discusses what it takes to play the cold and calculating Roxie Hart in the upcoming Cedar Crest College Performing Arts production of Chicago, as well as her experiences as a theatre major at Cedar Crest.


 

 

Stage manager Sarah Brennan, a junior theatre major, describes her role in making sure Cedar Crest Performing Arts shows, including the upcoming performances of Chicago, go off without a hitch.


 

 

Cedar Crest Performing Arts presents, Student DanceWorks on Dec. 1, 2 and 3 at 8 p.m. Performances will be held in the Samuels Theatre of Tompkins College Center. Student DanceWorks is directed by Michelle Munno Jacobs, an assistant professor of dance at Cedar Crest College


 

 

Students and faculty recently performed a unity dance at the annual health expo on campus in conjunction with the community's 5K walk/race for women's cancer.


 

 

Nicole Magloire is a communication major with a dance minor and a strong interest in performing arts.


 

 

Follow the staging of Moby Dick! The Musical from production meetings through set construction, auditions, costumes, choreography, rehearsals, and performance.


 

 

Student DanceWorks, a dance program featuring original choreography from Cedar Crest College students, takes the stage on April 15 and 16 at 8 p.m., with a matinee on April 17 at 2 p.m. Public performances will be held in the Samuels Theatre of Tompkins College Center.


 

 

Student DanceWorks, a dance program featuring original choreography from Cedar Crest College students April 15 and 16 at 8 p.m., with a matinee on April 17 at 2 p.m. Public performances will be held in the Samuels Theatre of Tompkins College Center.


 

 

Student DanceWorks, a dance program featuring original choreography from Cedar Crest College students April 15 and 16 at 8 p.m., with a matinee on April 17 at 2 p.m. Public performances will be held in the Samuels Theatre of Tompkins College Center.


 

 

Jennifer Bonetti is a Chemistry major with a concentration in Forensic Science.


 

 

Brenna Mateljan, Class of 2013 and a dance and communication major talks about her experiences at Cedar Crest College.