As you cultivate your own talent, you will be joined by world-renowned Emerson faculty – distinguished directors, producers, writers, actors, performance artists, and educators with national and international experience. You will be given the chance to work hand-in-hand with these professionals; Emerson faculty members serve not only as your teachers but as your mentors and peers as well. Learn more about our faculty and stay up-to-date on department news and events.

Our accomplished faculty recently published two books:

  • "Girls, Performance and Activism: Demanding to be Heard" by Dana Edell Routledge: London
  • "Urban Playmaking: Constructivist Teaching with a Radical Agenda" by Bethany Nelson, Routledge: London, Winner of the 2022 Distinguished Book Award from the American Alliance of Theatre and Education

Your Graduate Program Director will serve as your primary faculty advisor, guiding you on course selection to ensure that you will achieve your learning objectives and satisfy the program requirements. You will also receive program and department news from your program director along with any on- and off-campus opportunities that might be of interest to you.

Meet Your Graduate Program Director

Current Graduate Faculty List