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.
Department of Performing Arts faculty members, students, and alumni were recently awarded IRNE awards for their work in the Boston theater community.
Emerson's Musical Theatre Society presented Broadway producer Ken Davenport with the 2010 Leonidas A. Nickole Award of Distinction April 23 at Emerson's Cutler Majestic Theatre.
Renowned theater, opera, and festival director Peter Sellars, this year's Waldman Chair in Theater Arts, spoke candidly to an audience of Emersonians at Emerson's Cutler Majestic Theatre April 23.
The Department of Performing Arts will present a staged reading of Court Martial at Fort Devens by Jeffrey Sweet Monday as a tribute to Emerson's 2010 Artist-in-Residence Woodie King Jr.
John O'Neal recently visited Emerson to conduct workshops and deliver a lecture recounting his experiences working with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Committee for Racial Justice during the civil rights movement.
Emerson College's newest building, the Paramount Center, officially opened Thursday, March 18, with Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino illuminating the Paramount's original art deco marquee, which Emerson restored.
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.