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Actress Tatyana Ali and alumna Susan Banks '76

ELA Hosts Premiere for Movie Written by Banks ’76

Actresses Marla Gibbs and Tatyana Ali were two of the many stars who came out for the premiere of the TV One original movie Second Sight, written and co-produced by alumna Susan Banks ’76, at Emerson College Los Angeles on April 14.
Students from the ELA-UCB course perform at UCB Sunset on April 12, 2016. Photo/Daryl Paranada

ELA Students Shine on UCB Stage

After 12 weeks of in-class training and exercises, 31 students from Emerson College Los Angeles took the stage at UCB Sunset to perform improv over two nights.

Emerson In the News

A Night of ELA on ABC

The stunning architecture of Emerson College Los Angeles was featured prominently on two ABC shows, Scandal and The Catch. 
Kevin Bright

Bright ’76 interviewed in Huffington Post

Kevin Bright, Emerson College Los Angeles (ELA) vice president and founding director, talked to the Huffington Post about the SXSW premiere of the Best and Most Beautiful Things.

Press Release


Emerson College Announces Low-Residency MFA

Emerson College is pleased to announce its first low-residency Master of Fine Arts program in Writing for Film and Television. Beginning in August 2016, the two-year program will offer six-day residencies each semester that alternate between Emerson’s campuses in Boston and Los Angeles. The fully accredited graduate program builds on the College’s long-standing tradition of academic excellence, and is housed in its acclaimed Department of Visual and Media Arts.
Martie Cook

Emerson College Announces Comedy Major

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.

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