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.

  • Keck

    Class blends theater, civic engagement

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

  • Creighton

    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.

  • Diana '14

    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.

  • Gold Key

    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.

  • Torres

    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.

  • Schubin

    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.

  • Gaucher

    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.

  • Hindery

    Ethics Circle revived for Fall 2014

    Emerson’s Ethics Circle, which on sabbatical, has announced it will resume in the Fall 2014 semester with a major new lecture series, to be held over the next three years, featuring key ethics thinkers from leading universities.



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 »