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  • Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl

    Web series creators tout power of the web

    The creators and star of the hit web series Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl Tracy Oliver and Issa Rae were at the Bright Family Screening Room February 14 to screen their show and to discuss their careers, filmmaking on the web, and the portrayal of black women in contemporary media.

  • 10,000 Trees

    Student films selected for Emerson Film Festival in LA

    Seven Emerson student filmmakers will screen their work at the 12th Annual Emerson Film Festival (EFF) on Thursday, March 8, at the Writer’s Guild Theater, in Beverly Hills, California.

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    Emersonians win at Kennedy Center Theater Festival

    Six Performing Arts students recently received top awards at the prestigious Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) for Region 1.

  • McCauley's play to premiere at Emerson

    Performing Arts Professor and renowned theater artist Robbie McCauley will premiere her one-woman show Sugar at the Jackie Liebergott Black Box in the Paramount Center on Friday, January 20.

  • Emerson announces Center for the Theater Commons

    Emerson will welcome David Dower, current Associate Artistic Director at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., and Polly Carl, current Director of the American Voices New Play Institute (AVNPI), to establish the Center for the Theater Commons at Emerson College on July 1, 2012. 

  • Students exploring the 1970s busing crisis in Boston

    Theater collaboration brings Boston controversy to life

    Emerson students are exploring the 1970s busing crisis in Boston through a Performing Arts class called Adaptation.

  • Academy-Award-winning production designer visits Emerson College

    Academy Award–winning production designer Brigitte Broch talked to Emerson students this week about what goes into production design and her experience with big-name directors.

  • Students learn the art of curating

    What is contemporary art? That is the question explored by Emerson College students in a Visual and Media Arts class aptly named What Is Contemporary Art? During the semester, students learn the craft of curating a public, contemporary art exhibit.

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