Performing Arts Faculty
Jen is a graduate fellow in Theatre Education. She is a part-time faculty member with The Department of Performing Arts and dance instructor with The Department of Professional Studies at Emerson. Presently, Jen teaches at Urbanity Dance Studio, Boston where her advanced level jazz class, JazzDanceBrunch provides support for 3LPlace--a community that empowers adults living with Autism and developmental disabilities. Jen's choreography includes: New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. World Trade Show; City Performing Arts Center-Alvin Ailey Dance Camp; Peggy Ann at The Longy School of Music; and college productions of: Merrily We Roll Along, Two Gentleman of Verona; Parade; Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical; Into the Woods and Anything Goes. She has taught dance at The Boston Conservatory, Suffolk University, M.I.T., Northern Essex Community College and College of The Holy Cross. She danced nationally and internationally for various sportswear companies including: Keds, Champion, PUMA and FILA. Jen also danced in shows opening for headliner entertainers Gregory Hines, Rita Moreno, Harry Connick Jr.,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.
Academy Fight Song involves PA alumni, faculty
in world-premiere production at Boston Center for the Arts.
Kinky Boots actor comes home.
Following a stint on Broadway, Lauren Chapman '12 returns to Boston in the Tony award-winning show's national tour.
Assistant Professor Christina Marin recieves service learning innovation grant
to support collaboration between Emerson's Theatre Education graduate program and ¡ACCIÓN! Community Theater (ACT) in Hyde Square.
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!