Dr. Emily Harrison, our graduate advisor here at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, has a thriving [parallel] career as an avant-garde actor, director and curator. She is also a celebrated teacher of alternative theater and performance forms and techniques. Congratulations to Emily for being chosen as one of 100 “Colorado Creatives” by Westword Magazine! Here’s the write-up:
#67: Emily K. Harrison
Emily K. Harrison is a theatrical powerhouse: In addition to guiding and directing Boulder’s inventive square product theatre, she’s an actor, teacher and booster of alternative theater along the Front Range, forever advocating for her own company and others engaged in the same kind of newfangled, original play-making. Harrison has a lot of ideas about theater and what it should bring to the community — as evidenced by her answers to our 100CC questionnaire, which she turned it into something all her own. Continue reading for Harrison’s eloquent answers and a look at what’s on square product’s plate in the fall and beyond.