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Dramaturgy Students honored at 2017 KCACTF Conference

At this year’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (Region 1), recent Emerson alumni Kerri Killeen (’16) and Sam Buntich (’16) were winners in two categories for their work on Emerson Stage’s 2016 production of Richard III, directed by Maureen Shea. Killeen…

Senior’s thesis play reflects on Boston bombings

Re-posted from The Berkeley Beacon. Article by Natalie Busch, Beacon Correspondent On Patriots’ Day, three years after the Boston Marathon bombings, Emily White, a senior performing arts major and psychology minor, held a staged reading of her play Lockdown, followed by a…

Beth Gilchrist wins a runner up for the LMDA/KCACTF Student Dramaturgy Regional Award

Beth Gilchrist won a runner up for the LMDA/KCACTF Student Dramaturgy Regional Award for her work on Theresa Rebeck’s O Beautiful. The show was directed by Benny Sato Ambush. Beth’s work was supervised by dramaturgy advisor, Robert Duffley. The LMDA/KCACTF Student Dramaturgy…

Hanife Shulte awarded a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Grant

Hanife Schulte was awarded a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Grant for travel to Berlin to research her master’s thesis. In addition, a paper she wrote has been accepted for presentation at the 15th Symposium of the International Brecht Society…

Students and Alumni participate in Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) Annual International Conference hosted at Emerson

Emerson College and Suffolk University are hosting the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) annual international conference June 26–29. A dramaturg is a behind-the-scenes role in theater production, researching background information about the show and sharing historical specifics with actors…

Tierra Bonser was awarded the Kennedy Center/ Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) Dramaturgy Fellowship to the Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights’ Workshop

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…