Melinda Ritter is a senior at Elon University receiving her Bachelors in Arts Administration and Dance Science with a minor in Business Administration. Growing up, Melinda trained in dance and musical theater and decided to use her experience to support the art forms administratively. Melinda is involved in many organizations at Elon, including being the Membership Vice President of her sorority, Alpha Xi Delta, and the Vice President of Elon’s Finest dance team. Melinda is also the Administrative Office Assistant for her school’s Performing Arts Department. She has interned with the Joffrey Ballet School (2017) and Neurosport Physical Therapy (2019). After graduation, she hopes to get her DPT in Physical Therapy, specializing in performers, and eventually open her own dance studio with an emphasis in maintaining safe physical practices.