Performing Arts Faculty
Jen is a graduate fellow at Emerson College studying Theatre Education. Currently, Jen teaches at Urbanity Dance Studio, Boston where her advanced level jazz class, JazzDanceBrunch, provides support for 3LPlace – a community that empowers young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Jen has also taught at The Boston Conservatory, Suffolk University, M.I.T., Northern Essex Community College and College of the Holy Cross.
Jen's choreography credits include a New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. World Trade Show, City Center Alvin Ailey Dance Camp, Peggy Ann at The Longy School of Music, as well as college productions of: Two Gentleman of Verona; Parade; Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical; Into the Woods and Anything Goes. As a performer, Jen danced nationally and internationally for various sportswear companies including Keds, Champion, PUMA and FILA. She also performed in opening acts for Gregory Hines, Harry Connick Jr., Rita Moreno, The Pointer Sisters and The B-52's.
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A Round of Applause...
Recent news highlights from the Department of Performing Arts.
Emily Skeggs '12 nominated for Tony Award
Emily Skeggs was with fellow Emerson alums when she learned that she had been nominated for a Tony Award (Best Featured Actress in a Musical) for her role in Fun Home.
No rehearsal needed: Students win theatre competition
They didn’t go to USITT to compete (in fact, they signed up after the race had begun), but a group of Performing Arts production majors took first place at the 2015 Tech Olympics!
McGorry '08 talks about his two hit TV shows
The Performing Arts alum appears on Orange is the New Black and How to Get Away With Murder.
Grammy nomination for Sanlikol
Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, a well-respected pianist and faculty member in Performing Arts, has been nominated for a Grammy Award for his composition “Vecd."