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.

  • comedy

    Big turnout for comedy show

    An array of Emerson-based comedy troupes and comedians performed to a standing-room-only crowd in Piano Row's Multipurpose Room.

  • Bolygo

    U.S. premiere of Balint Bolygo exhibit

    Balint Bolygo, a Hungarian-born UK artist, will hold his first American exhibition at Emerson College's Huret & Spector Gallery beginning October 18.

  • Kennedy

    Student playing all 75 pianos in Boston

    James Kennedy '14 will attempt to play all 75 pianos recently set up on Boston streets Saturday, October 5, as part of the Play Me, I'm Yours arts project.

  • Bob Gersh and Kevin Bright

    Kevin Bright and Bob Gersh in Hollywood Reporter

    Founding director of Emerson College Los Angeles and executive producer ("Friends") Kevin Bright ’76 (right) and Bob Gersh P’10, of the Gersh Agency, attended an event to benefit the Rape Treatment Center & Stuart House.    

  • Emerson

    Arts alumni can participate in SNAAP

    Emerson College is participating in the 2013 Strategic National Arts Alumni Project (SNAAP)—a one-of-a-kind survey that explores the lives of arts alumni nationwide.

  • Baroni

    New full-time faculty welcomed

    Emerson is welcoming 15 new full-time faculty members across various departments to begin the 2013-14 academic year. “These new faculty members are experts in their fields and will be an integral part of Emerson’s future,” said Michaele Whelan, chief academic officer.

  • Hollingworth

    Hollingworth's 50 years honored

    Numerous Emerson faculty members were recognized September 3 for significant years of service to the College, including Ted Hollingworth of Communication Studies, who has worked at Emerson since 1963.

  • Atlee

    Atlee '50 donates historical memorabilia

    Howard Atlee '50, a Broadway press agent in the 1960s and '70s, has donated a collection of historical theater memorabilia to Emerson.

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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 »