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.

  • Magda Romanska

    Romanska wins 2011 Aquila Polonica Prize

    Performing Arts Assistant Professor Magda Romanska recently won the 2011 Aquila Polonica Prize for her 2009 Theatre Survey article “Between History and Memory: Auschwitz in Akropolis, Akropolis in Auschwitz.”

  • Boston school desegregation crisis revisited

    How to most effectively desegregate public schools was the topic of conversation last week at a discussion on “Busing in Boston and its Aftermath.”

  • Joshua Pollster

    Mann Stearns award winner Polster honored

    Performing Arts Assistant Professor Joshua Polster was honored as the recipient of the 2010–2011 Norman and Irma Mann Stearns Distinguished Faculty Award at a luncheon held November 9 in the Multipurpose Room

  • Richard LaGravenese

    Emerson and Writers Guild of America partner

    Five Emerson College students have been selected for a Mentoring Program with the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) Foundation for screenwriting, television writing, and playwriting.

  • Faculty music group on Grammy ballot

    Emerson adjunct faculty member, Mehmet Sanlikol is a member of a musicians’ collective based in Boston--DUNYA, whose CD is on the Grammy Awards ballot.

  • Theatre Education Graduate Student Joan Aniano

    Theatre Graduate Student Attends Conference

    Theatre Education graduate student Joan Aniano received a Professional Development Grant from the Graduate Student Association in order to attend a professional conference in her discipline this summer.

  • Joe Bwarie

    Bwarie master class covered in the Globe

    Emerson alumnus and Jersey Boys star Joe Bwarie ’99 was mentioned in the Boston Globe after a recent visit to Emerson.

  • Emmy nominees include many with Emerson links

    Once again, the Emmy Award nominations include numerous alumni and friends of the College.

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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 »