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Student POV: ArtsEmerson’s The Color of Rose

January 31, 2011
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By Ashley-Rose Galligan This semester, I have had the opportunity to work on ArtsEmerson’s The Color of Rose as the Assistant Stage Manager.  It is a play featuring the points of view of Rose Kennedy throughout her life as a mother and public figure.  A few typical tasks I had over the course of the…

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Putting it Together: Emerson at KCACTF 2011

January 31, 2011
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Putting it Together: Emerson at KCACTF 2011

By Rafael Jaen Last week the lobby of the Four Points Sheraton in Leominster, MA, was lit up with the energy of hundreds of college theater students from across New England. They were sharing their creativity as part of the 43rd-annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region I. As Co-Chair for Design, Technologies and…

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State of the Season – January 28

January 28, 2011
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by Tyler York In the three production meetings this morning, we heard about initial designs, adaptations being made to designs, and the process of bring designs to life. Designs were presented for Chops: NewFest 2011. Scenic/props and costume designs are heavily influenced by the Victorian Era and by Steam Punk culture and create a rich, varied…

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Stardate 1/27/11

January 27, 2011
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Stardate 1/27/11

Hello my little french fries,  I hope things are well and you aren’t stuck in a snow bank somewhere? The Costume Shop has been working harder than the Elves on Dec 23rd.    I took a few “before” pictures of the dance costumes.   If you want to see the after, you know what you have to…

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Audience Development Event Update

January 25, 2011
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Audience Development Event Update

by Katherine Charleton In my last blog post I announced I was working with Emerson Stage and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) on an audience development project. After several months of planning, I am happy to tell you that we’ll be giving OLLI members a tour of the Tufte performance and production facilities. The…

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Emersonians Participate at Regional Theater Festival

January 24, 2011
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Emersonians Participate at Regional Theater Festival

Seven Emerson students and two staff members will soon be on their way to Fitchburg State University in Fitchburg, MA from January 25-30 for the 43rd Region 1 Kennedy Center American Theater Festival (KCACTF). The Festival provides opportunities for students to compete regionally and, if selected, nationally in all areas of theater, including design, acting,…

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Theatre On a Dime

January 21, 2011
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by Jason Allen-Forrest As of December 21, 2010 I saw a total of 60 live performances during the year. Average cost to me; $12 per ticket. How does one manages this, you might ask? The answer is simple-shop smartly. Orchestra seats are not always the best seats, but they are more expensive-be willing to sit…

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Stardate 1/20/11

January 20, 2011
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Stardate 1/20/11

Hello my little gazelles, Is everyone well rested from their winter break? Good, because this semester is going to make The Fast and the Furious, look like a ride on the green line in winter. The Golden Age is just a tiny little show with a small cast. HA HA! I hope everyone gets a…

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From the Playwright’s Perspective

January 19, 2011
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From the Playwright’s Perspective

by Kirin McCrory Let me start off with a confession: I am not a playwright. Oh, sure, I’ve been referring to myself as one for the past two months, but if anyone could hear my inner monologue directly after referring to myself as a one, it would sound like this: “Oh my god, I can’t…

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