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    “This is something we do all too regularly,” ArtsEmerson Artistic Director David Dower writes me. “It started the morning after the Charleston shooting” in which eight people were murdered in a South Carolina church in 2015. “We opened the theater for silent reflection. People were sitting facing an empty stage so I just put up nine folding chairs in a line to support the reflection.” Read the full coverage at gregcookland.com

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The ArtsEmerson leadership team on the practice of using the Emerson Paramount Center and Cutler Majestic Theatre marquees for far more than show promotion.   We have made a habit of using our marquees to speak to the city about the values of the College and ArtsEmerson pretty much since the new leadership team took over in January of 2015. We have had messages about Charleston and Orlando, they celebrated the Supreme Court decision on Gay Marriage,…

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  ArtsEmerson, HowlRound, and Emerson College are proud to share the Ford Foundation’s announcement today, that P. Carl, PhD., is one of the 25 new Artists for Change Fellows. The fellowships will support visionary artists and cultural leaders in creating powerful works of art that help advance freedom, justice, and inclusion, and strengthen our democracy. According to the Ford Foundation, “the artists and cultural leaders selected for Art of Change fellowships all have a demonstrated…

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On October 6, 2016 ArtsEmerson and Emerson College renamed the Paramount main stage the “Robert J. Orchard Stage” in honor of Rob’s incredible career in the arts and for the tremendous gift of founding our organization. The Boston Globe wrote that Orchard, “put a global face on Boston theater by attracting dazzling talent from all over the world while becoming a magnet for cutting-edge new work by national artists” via his work with ArtsEmerson. In 2013,…

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Emersonians are known for learning by doing. An Emerson educa­tion brings together theory and practice with the aim of ensuring that our students thrive in the world long after they graduate. We pride our­selves on this forward-looking approach to higher education even as we are acutely aware of building on the work of others. Famed Russian playwright Anton Chekhov wrote in Three Sisters that “wisdom…comes not from age, but from education and learning.” We couldn’t…

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