University of Mobile
Areas of Instruction
Dance, Resident Choreographer
Elyn Collier is a New York based Director/Choreographer and Artistic Leader. After graduating with a BM in Musical Theatre, Elyn interned at the renown Berkshire Theatre Group. There, she was quickly promoted from intern to Assistant Director and Dance Captain on their production of Mary Poppins. Upon her return to the Gulf Coast, Elyn became a highly sought after musical theatre, opera choreographer, and workshop artist in the Southeast. Some of her favorite choreography credits include: Evita, Crazy for You, White Christmas, The Magic Flute, Oklahoma!, The Gondoliers, and The Drowsy Chaperone.
In 2016, Elyn served as the dance assistant on Damn Yankees, Shrek the Musical, Aida, and South Pacific at the renown Pittsburgh CLO. After completing her first summer there, she was invited to return as the Assistant Director for four shows the following year. She had the pleasure of remounting the Broadway productions of In the Heights, and Million Dollar Quartet and assisting on productions of Newsies and Mamma Mia. Upon completion of her contract at Pittsburgh CLO, Elyn moved to New York to pursue a career as a freelance Director and Choreographer. There, she has had the pleasure of working on both National and International tours, Broadway workshops, and more. Elyn has been proud to work with some of Broadway’s finest on various concerts, workshops and most recently the Brooklyn 15th Anniversary Concert (with Eden Espinosa and Tony Award Winner, Karen Olivo) and Kenny Rogers’ The Toy Shoppe (with Sean McDermott).