EMERSON THEATER COLLABORATIVE INC

Unforgettable Live Theater

Mission

The Emerson Theater Collaborative’s mission is to serve youth, under-represented communities and artists with an emphasis on diversity, by producing innovative and exhilarating theater in Southeastern Connecticut and Sedona Arizona. ETC explores timely themes and issues through new, original works and modern theatrical classics. We develop and nurture both emerging and professional artists, and collaborate with the Emerson College network of alumni and students. Our goals include reaching inner city youth through educational theatrical programming, to support our local communities by providing free admission to our performances to low-income families and donating profits to humanitarian causes.

Ruling year info

2009

President

Camilla Ross

Main address

Po Box 633

Mystic, CT 06355 USA

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EIN

26-2369204

NTEE code info

Theater (A65)

Performing Arts (A60)

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Our programs

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Emerson Theater Collaborative Summer Youth Theatre

Emerson Theater Collaborative offers a six week Summer Theatrical Program located in Mystic Connecticut. And a four week summer Youth Theater Program in Sedona, AZ. Participants learn all about theater by creating, and performing in our summer youth productions.

Population(s) Served
At-risk youth
Children and youth

Energize your students' love of history—invite Harriet Tubman, Harriet Beecher Stowe or Charles Dickens to school!

Master actors engage your students in vibrant, memorable, true-to-life performances of these leading historical figures. aate bullets citing effects of theaterWith grace, wit and candor they delve into topics like slavery, and using literature as a means to convey social injustices and illuminate issues of the day.

Geared for your students' age group, Emerson Theater Collaborative's (ETC) affordable theatrical enrichment programs:

• Help students make profound connections to leading historical persons, and their experiences, challenges and passions.
• Enhance students' ability to reflect upon and articulate historical issues.
• Encourage students' respect and admiration for real heroes who made a positive difference in the world.
• Inspire students' joy in learning more about these and other historical topics.

In addition to a lively post-performance Q&A, your students receive a standards-based study guide, in the form of a classic playbill, to further enrich their class time learning.

And booking your ETC school performance is easy. Simply call our box office at 860-705-9711 or email us today at [email protected]

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Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Students

Suicide is a national epidemic.

Mental illness, depression, bullying, sexual orientation, financial problems, employment issues, low self-esteem, cultural identity, poor relationships—without care and intervention, there are many paths to suicide.

Maybe you know someone at risk but they brush off your questions or concerns. Maybe you need support but are too scared to ask. Or perhaps you want to saves lives but aren’t sure how. Emerson Theater Collaborative’s (ETC) I Am Worthy educational program can help.

Young adults 12 to 24

You’re not alone. Join us. Take our hand and discover the gentle, nourishing power of performing art to help you find your way to the affirmation and understanding you seek.

In this monthly 2-hour program you increase your awareness of suicide, its affects and prevention through role playing. Along with other young adults, you explore suicide’s many facets and discover ways you can support yourself and those you care about. Moderated by Josh Rivedal, the atmosphere is kind, inclusive and energizing. Call 860-705-9711or email us today at [email protected], then sign up now to learn about our upcoming events.

Population(s) Served
At-risk youth
Adults

Developing and producing innovative theater with a focus on diversity, youth, and the under-represented with both emerging and professional artists.

The Emerson Theater Collaborative’s mission is to serve youth, under-represented communities and artists with an emphasis on diversity, by producing innovative and exhilarating theater in Southeastern Connecticut and Sedona Arizona

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Awards

Spirit of Sedona Community Collaborator of The Year 2019

AZ Community Foundation of Sedona

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Paper surveys, Suggestion box/email,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    The Emerson Theater Collaborative has a long-standing history of inclusion and diversity within the organization and in our productions in which we present to the public. based on our feedback from our patrons and businesses we have increased our summer programming, increased our community outreach to include more non-arts organizations. We pride ourselves on creating projects through collaboration that benefit our overall communities. Our community outreach has awarded our Sedona, Arizona branch with the distinguished honor of being nominated Collaborator of the year in September 2019 by the Arizona Community Foundation of Sedona. The Emerson Theater Collaborative continues with its mission as we enter our twelfth year of business.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

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EMERSON THEATER COLLABORATIVE INC

Board of directors
as of 11/20/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Camilla Ross

Emerson Theater Collaborative


Board co-chair

Theresa Broach

Community Foundation of Eastern CT

Camilla Ross

Emerson Theater Collaborative

Theresa Broach

Community Foundation of Eastern CT

Stephanie Donnelly

Certified Teacher

Jack Ross

Pilot Delta Airlines

Gigi Rock

Owner, Gigi Rock Productions

Lisa Giordano

Publicist, Playwright and Producer

Kem Barfield

Director of Education Technology, Three Rivers Comm College

Ciara Rollins

Youth Leadership

Lisa Schatz Glinsky

Interior Designer

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 01/17/2020

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Leadership

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