School of the Arts Faculty

Marc Fields

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director (2006)

A.B. Princeton University
M.F.A. New York University
http://www.thebanjoproject.org


Marc Fields

Marc Fields is a writer/producer/director of arts and cultural documentaries and the winner of five regional Emmys for his work on PBS. In November 2011, his 90-minute music history Give Me the Banjo (narrated by Steve Martin) had its national PBS premiere. Previously, he wrote the scripts for two episodes of the landmark six-part PBS series, Broadway: The American Musical.

His production credits include four years as a Series Producer for State of the Arts, a weekly arts magazine on New Jersey Public Television. He is the co-author of the award-winning biography/theater history From the Bowery to Broadway: Lew Fields and the Roots of American Popular Theater, (Oxford University Press, 1993), and is a frequent consultant for programs about American popular entertainment. He previously taught screenwriting and production at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, the New School and at Concord Academy.

Contact

Office: Ansin 1110

Phone: 8422

E-Mail: L_Marc_Fields@emerson.edu

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