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  • Recent grads screen films at Emerson Film Fest

    Six Emerson recent grads and one current student screened films they created while attending the College during the 12th Annual Emerson Film Festival at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills, California last week.

  • Grahame-Smith '98 visits campus

    “If you ask a thousand people in Hollywood how they got where they are, you’ll get a thousand different stories,” author, screenwriter, and producer Seth Grahame-Smith ’98 told students when he visited campus this week. But the true key to success in the entertainment industry, he said, is persistence.

  • Sabal awarded ACE fellowship

    Visual and Media Arts Associate Professor Robert Sabal has been named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for the 2012–2013 academic year, ACE President Molly Corbett Broad announced this week.

  • Kotz Cornejo awarded artist fellowship

    Visual and Media Arts Associate Professor Cristina Kotz Cornejo has been awarded a MacDowell Colony Fellowship.

  • Students collaborate with professionals to debut Cafe Variations

    On April 13, more than 60 Emerson students (working on stage and behind the scenes) will present the world premiere of Café Variations, a production directed by Anne Bogart that celebrates café culture with vignettes from Charles Mee’s Café Plays and music from the canon of George and Ira Gershwin.

  • MFA Alumna and Animal Enthusiast Releases Second Book

    Susan Nusser (MFA, ‘01) loves horses and spending all day at the barn. It’s no surprise that the title of her second book is Kentucky Derby Dreams: The Making of Thoroughbred Champions.

  • Walker to chair Writing, Literature & Publishing

    Following a competitive national search, Associate Professor Jerald Walker has been named chair of Emerson’s Writing, Literature and Publishing Department. He had been serving as interim chair since August 2011.

  • Cafe Variations opens April 13

    World-premiere musical Café Variations opens at the Cutler Majestic Theatre on April 13 and runs for two weekends only, through April 22.

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