Department of Performing Arts

Department of Performing Arts News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Performing Arts. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

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    Family Weekend 2014 celebrated

    Hundreds of students and their parents participated in Family Weekend 2014, held October 17-19, with events ranging from the annual President’s Breakfast, Family Weekend Talent Showcase, EVVY Award Showcase, and numerous “Mini College Sessions” in classrooms with faculty members.

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    Fox 25 tour puts Emerson in spotlight

    What do Emersonians do with their Friday mornings? Hang out with local news stations, of course! Boston's Fox 25 News broadcasted its morning show live from Emerson October 17 as part of it's "Fox 25 Campus Tour" series.

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    Norman Lear celebrated on GMA

    Legendary television producer Norman Lear ’44 was featured on ABC’s Good Morning America for his remarkable career and hit shows.

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    PATHWAYS program featured in Boston Globe

    emersonPATHWAYS, a newly launched program geared toward Boston public high school students, was the subject of a front-page story in the Boston Globe’s G/Arts section.

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    Tony winner Comley, MA '94, dines with students

    Several alumni, including Tony Award-winner Bonnie Comley, MA ’94, held intimate discussions with students at two events on October 6, to talk about the television, film, and performing arts fields.

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    Fox 25 live on campus Oct. 17

    Want to show your Emerson spirit on TV? Or just wave hi to your mom!? On Friday, October 17, the Fox 25 Morning News will broadcast live from Emerson College for its  "Fox 25 College Tour" series. 

  • Emerson welcomes 17 new faculty members

    Emerson College welcomes 17 new faculty members for the 2014–2015 academic year as the College continues to expand its academic excellence in communication and the arts.

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    TIME LAPSE VIDEOS: Watch 2 murals get created

    The Office of the Arts has compiled two time lapse videos showing the recent creation of murals made by artists at Emerson.

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Taking Opportunities

Performing Arts alumnus Scott Sinclair ’10 knows long hours. While at Emerson, he interned at the SpeakEasy Stage Company. The internship turned into a job. Now, Sinclair is directing his first major performance, Striking 12–a concert with three performers based on the holiday classic The Little Match Girl.

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Newfest

Joe Antoun, Artistic Director of NewFest & Part-Time Faculty in Performing Arts

Behind-the-Scenes of NewFest 2011

Learn about how Emerson turns a student-written show into a full-scale production each year. Watch the video »