Department of Performing Arts
Performing Arts Videos
BFA Acting student Landry Allbright gives a behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to study acting at Emerson College.
Mark Linehan '07 is a Boston-area actor who loves connecting with an audience.
Tyler Kinney talks about his hands-on experiences in the Theatre Design/Technology program — from designing costumes to dreaming up sets.
BFA candidate Julia Mattison talks about how Emerson's Musical Theatre program supports the individual in acting, singing, and dance and what a typical day looks like.
Belmont High School Artistic Director Chris Brindley '10 talks about using skills learned in his acting courses to teach teenagers.
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."