Emerson College Los Angeles students moved into their new home for the next several months on August 30 during a sunny Southern California day. For some students, like Elliot Friar ’16 and Desmond Mahoney ’17, it was their first time in California.
Alumni and friends raised more than $13,000 in support of the Mary Burrill Scholarship for Diversity at Emerson College during a fundraising reception on August 23 in Marina del Rey, California, which celebrated the legacy of playwright and educator Mary Burrill '1904, '29.
A passionate filmmaker, Charlie Brewer ’17 says her study abroad experience in Prague, Czech Republic, this summer has her considering the city as a launching point for her career.
Professor John Craig Freeman of Visual and Media Arts was featured August 21 on Science Friday, a website and online radio show, about his innovative augmented reality project at Emerson College Los Angeles in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Emerson is inlcuded in Hollywood Reporter’s 2015 list of Top 25 Film Schools.
Actress and comedian Jennifer Coolidge ’85 plays the lead role in Saving Kitty, a play by Marisa Smith, showing through August 2 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
BOSTON, MA (June 17, 2015)—Emerson College announced today that starting in September 2016 it will offer a new four-year degree in its School of the Arts: a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Comedic Arts. Grounded in the history and theory of comedy with a concentration of practical experiential learning and a capstone project, the degree will focus on preparing students for careers in comedy performance, writing, and production. Prospective students can apply to major in Comedic Arts at Emerson beginning this fall.
ELA is now offering Understanding Film, TV, and Digital Content Distribution—a free public lecture at ELA. Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of content distribution and learn how digital options have created new opportunities that will shape the future of how we consume film and television.
ELA is now offering: How to Write a Killer 10 First Pages—a free public lecture at ELA. Attendees can break into screenwriting and capture the attention of your reader in the first 10 pages of your screenplay during a lecture from an award-winning screenwriter.