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Emerson senior awarded Kennedy Center Fellowship

April 25, 2012
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Emerson senior awarded Kennedy Center Fellowship

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Emerson senior, Tierra Bonser was awarded the Kennedy Center/ Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) Dramaturgy Fellowship to the Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights’ Workshop and New Play Dramaturgy Intensive in association with the National New Play Network last week at the National Kennedy Center…

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New Center for the Theater Commons Arrives

April 19, 2012
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New Center for the Theater Commons Arrives

The online theater journal, HowlRound, has dedicated this week to a discussion of the establishment of The Center for the Theater Commons (The Commons) at Emerson College. HowlRound and The Commons was initially developed through The American Voices New Play Institute at Arena Stage in Washington DC. With its move to Emerson, a close collaboration between…

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A Constellation of Moments

April 11, 2012
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by Magda Romanska The trouble is I can’t make sense of my life at all. I can’t see a beginning and a middle and an end It seems to me to be just a bunch of random vivid moments I think, when I am on my deathbed, I won’t look back on a story of…

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The Value of a New Perspective: Directing Cafe Variations

April 10, 2012
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What’s it like to work with director Anne Bogart and the SITI Company? Assistant Director of Café Variations, Nick Medvescek, a junior BA Theatre Studies major concentrating in Performance & Directing tell us!

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Café Variations: Interview with the Cast

April 5, 2012
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Jayson James, who plays Andrew C in the upcoming production of Café Variations, is a junior BA Theatre Studies: Performance major  at Emerson College. Jayson sat down with us to talk about the production. Watch the video!

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A Rhapsody to Inspire

April 4, 2012
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A Rhapsody to Inspire

  George Gershwin’s masterful Rhapsody in Blue is both inventive and inspirational. It’s also the musical through-line of Café Variations, the unabashedly romantic world-premiere celebration of café culture co-produced by Emerson Stage, ArtsEmerson, and SITI Company. Use Gershwin’s music to inspire your own work of artistic expression. Be inspired to create a performance, video, piece…

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Café Variations: Meet the Designers

April 2, 2012
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Interview with Brian Scott, lighting designer by Tierra Bonser Brian Scott described his role as lighting designer as a, “visual storyteller with light composition, the purpose of which is to support the way a story is being told as a whole and to acknowledge the importance of smaller stories within it that can be brought…

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