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

Why Participate in Performing Arts?

The Benefits of Participating in the Performing Arts

The performing arts programs at Cedar Crest College reach far beyond developing the talents of gifted actors designers, and dancers. As a student in our program, you will:

  • Enhance your performance skills through coursework and stage productions, beginning your first year
  • Gain a breadth of knowledge regarding the arts as an academic discipline, enabling you to become a more informed, insightful arts advocate
  • Learn theory and skills necessary to create, perform and direct original works
  • Become a more educated observer of the performing arts
  • Develop and learn to articulately and express a personal point of view about about the arts—support and research creative projects
  • Through a double major or minor, find liberal arts connections by exploring the relationship of the performing arts to other majors

Skills Developed Through the Arts

  • Creative thinking
  • Self-discipline
  • Organization
  • Communication
  • Self-confidence
  • Leadership
  • Research
  • Teamwork
  • Global awareness

 

Last Updated: 6/19/12