Press Releases

  • Bill Bordy

    Publisher Bill Bordy ’58 Gives $2.5 Million Gift to Emerson College’s Los Angeles Program

    Publisher Bill Bordy ’58 Gives $2.5 Million Gift to Emerson College’s Los Angeles Program BOSTON, MA (March 3, 2015)—Emerson College announced today that alumnus Bill Bordy ’58 has made a $2.5 million gift to Emerson Los Angeles (ELA), the College’s long-standing internship study program, housed in its award-winning building in Hollywood. Bordy’s contribution will support the $20 million dollar fundraising campaign for ELA—The Future Has Your Name on It!—enhancing the LA program and its expansion of innovative academic programming and services for students.

  • Mother Hicks dress rehearsal photo

    Emerson College premieres its production of Mother Hicks

    Emerson College’s production of Mother Hicks kicks off a collaborative presentation of Suzan Zeder’s Ware Trilogy with Wheelock Family Theatre and Central Square Theater. Each organization will host one of the plays in the trilogy between Feb. 28 and April 12, and all the productions will be American Sign Language-performed.

  • Bill Burr

    ELA Invites You to a Free Evening of Comedy with Bill Burr

    Emerson College Los Angeles invites the public to a free evening of laughs with comedian, writer and actor Bill Burr ’93, star of the Netflix special I’m Sorry You Feel That Way and the upcoming animated series F Is for Family. 

  • David C. Howse to join Polly Carl and David Dower at Emerson Office of the Arts

    Emerson College President Lee Pelton announced today that the College’s Office of the Arts’ leadership transition is now complete, with David C. Howse set to join Polly Carl and David Dower beginning in March.

  • Civic leadership award

    Emerson College Announces President’s Award for Civic Leadership

    On Wednesday, February 4, Emerson College President Lee Pelton will present the College’s inaugural President’s Award for Civic Leadership, recognizing individuals throughout Boston, as well as nationally and globally, whose actions have made a positive impact on society.

  • ELA logo

    Emerson Los Angeles Hosts Free Public Event with Peter Pan Live Director

    Emerson College Los Angeles is offering a free public discussion with Emmy Award–winning director Glenn Weiss on the challenges and opportunities that live television presents for musical productions in today’s media landscape.

  • I Dream

    Welcome Party Celebrating I Dream: Boston Launch

    [BOSTON, MA – January 7, 2014] ArtsEmerson: The World On Stage announces a welcome party celebrating both the launch of Daniel Beaty’s “I Dream: Boston” initiative as well as welcoming the cast of his play Breath & Imagination to Boston.

  • Bright Lights

    Bright Lights Film Series 2015

    On Thursday, January 29, Emerson College’s Visual and Media Arts (VMA) Department kicks off the spring line-up for its Bright Lights Series—free film screenings open to the public.


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