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.

  • Emerson faculty win Fulbright Grants

    Douglas Whynott, Associate Professor in Writing, Literature and Publishing, and Robbie McCauley, Professor in Performing Arts, will participate in Fulbright Programs during the 2012–2013 academic year.

  • Emerson alumna Sheryl Kaller tapped to direct The Great Game

    Kaller ’82. has been drafted by acclaimed producers Randall L. Wreghitt and Jana Robbins to direct D. Tucker Smith’s The Great Game on Broadway.

  • Professor behind Sugar gets fellowship

    Performing Arts Professor Robbie McCauleycan finally share the exciting news that she has been selected for the United States Artists’ fellowship program.

  • Dramatic readings of MLK speeches

    Students, faculty, and staff celebrated the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with dramatic readings of his legendary speeches in the Little Building Dining Hall on January 21.

  • Scott Sinclair '10 Has Directorial Debut

    Performing Arts alumnus Scott Sinclair's directorial debut, Striking 12, runs from December 8 to January 2 at Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts, 527 Tremont Street.

  • 19 faculty in Inclusive Excellence fellowship

    Nineteen faculty members participated in the Inclusive Excellence Faculty Fellows program to develop methods to address issues of diversity that arise in educational settings.

  • Art exhibit at President's Office

    Several Emerson faculty and staff members with a creative side have their artwork on display near President Lee Pelton's office in the Ansin Building.

  • Panel examines The King's Speech via multiple perspectives

    Emerson faculty members from several disciplines were part of a panel discussion about The King’s Speech before a full house at the Bright Family Screening Room on March 3.

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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 »