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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    'Escapement' in Roxbury Film Festival

    Escapement, a short film by Emersonians that weaves jazz themes into a heartfelt generational story of African American men, will be part of the Roxbury International Film Festival June 25-29.

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    'Cocktail Party' shoots with student crew

    Theodore "Regge" Life, distinguished director-in-residence in the Visual and Media Arts Department, continues to work with Emerson students on his feature film Cocktail Party.

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    Class blends theater, civic engagement

    Students in a Performing Arts Department class that blends theatre and service learning recently shared their experiences.

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    Creighton '01 nominated by Outer Critics Circle

    Theater actor Michael Cyril Creighton '01 has been nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award for his work on Stage Kiss.

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    E! News internship in LA for Diana '14

    Leslie Diana ’14 is ending her Emerson College Los Angeles experience with fond memories of E! News, where she held an internship during her final semester.

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    Gold Key Society inducts 83 students

    Helaine Miller '55 was on hand to honor 83 students and faculty members Bethany Nelson and Robb Eason at the Gold Key Honor Society ceremony April 22.

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    Conan internship for Torres '14

    Emerson Los Angeles student Frances Torres ’14, a Performing Arts major studying acting, has had a great experience interning at Conan this semester.

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    Schubin '11 finalist for Lenya Competition

    Jim Schubin ’11 is one of 14 exceptionally talented young singer-actors selected as finalists for the 2014 Lotte Lenya Competition, held annually by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music.

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Newfest

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

Behind the Scenes
of NewFest 

Each year, Emerson turns a student-written show into a full-scale production. Learn about the selection process here. Watch the video »