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Emerson Collins is an actor, producer and director in film, television and theatre who also works as a television personality, host, panelist, event emcee, workshop teacher and writes as a contributor for various media outlets. BIO HERE.

CURRENT NEWS

EMERSON ONSTAGE NOW!

starring in the World Premiere of THE RED SUITCASE

by Jiggs Burgess

Directed by Del Shores, additional staging Blake McIver

August 10-September 3

Los Angeles, Broadwater Mainstage

TICKETS: www.p3theatre.biz

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"Emerson Collins commands the stage with his performance. His Pogue breaks your heart and then carefully puts it back together." - Haineshisway.com

"The instantly likeable Emerson Collins proves a charismatic, commanding stage presence in a star turn."

- StageSceneLA.com

"Emerson Collins is a charismatic presence on stage, deftly portraying a boy at various stages of his childhood and eventually in the final scenes a grown man."

- The Hollywood Times

EMERSON & BLAKE ON TOUR!

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I DREAMED A DREAMGIRL is a two-man tour de force as Blake and Emerson hit the stage together for the FIRST TIME to tell the stories of their relationship and careers through showtunes, duets, Disney favs (and deep cuts), mashups and medleys that (probably) shouldn’t exist combining theatre, cabaret and pop.  It may not all make sense…but it will be fun!

Watch the IDAD Trailer Here

THE DEL & EMERSON SHOW

**AVAILABLE AS A PODCAST**

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During the pandemic, Del and Emerson brought back their hit radio show as a LIVE streaming show on the LGBTQ News & Nonsense of the week. Over 120 new episodes! You can stream all of the episodes on Emerson's YouTube channel HERE.**CURRENTLY ON HIATUS

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LIVESTREAM BENEFITS

During lockdown, Emerson produced, hosted and acted in two livestream benefits for the Del Shores Foundation that raised almost $100,000 to benefit 25 non-profit theatre companies.

 

The first was a reading of Sordid Lives starring many of the original film cast including Leslie Jordan, Beth Grant, Bonnie Bedelia, Beau Bridges, Ann Walker, Rosemary & Newell Alexander, David Cowgill, and Debby Holiday.

Additional appearances by Alec Mapa, Carson Kressley, Patrika Darbo, David Steen, Lorna Scott and a video message from Olivia Newton-John.

The second was a 20th Anniversary Celebration of Del Shores' Southern Baptist Sissies with reunions of the entire 2012 film cast, Sissies from the first stage production, producers of productions around the country and live performances by Debby Holiday and Tony winner Levi Kreis.

See highlights from the SordidLiveStream or watch the full Southern Baptist Sissies reunion below.

SordidLiveStream Benefit Highlights

Southern Baptist Sissies Reunion

PAST NEWS

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APPEARANCES & PODCASTS

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Emerson produced and directed the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts 20th Anniversary Gala hosted by

Morgan Freeman,

with Debbie Allen

& Christine Baranski.

featuring

Marilyn McCoo &

Billy Davis, Jr.

FIND EMERSON'S WORK

Emerson performs "Will I?" in RENT

RENT on FOX

soundtrack available!

Hear Emerson and the full cast of RENT!

Available on iTunes.

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SIX CHARACTERS

IN SEARCH OF A PLAY

Emerson directed the film of Del Shores' one-man play Six Characters In Search of a Play.  It toured 35 cities and filmed at the Celebration Theatre in LA. 

**Now streaming on BroadwayHD and Dekkoo

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SOUTHERN

BAPTIST

SISSIES

Official DVD

ON SALE HERE

**now streaming on BroadwayHD

& Amazon Prime

A VERY SORDID WEDDING

Now widely available on DVD, Bluray, iTunes, digital streaming & download and FREE on AMAZON PRIME.

CLICK FOR PURCHASE & MORE INFO

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Taiwan International Queer Film Festival

Emerson spent six days in Taipei as A Very Sordid Wedding opened the festival and Southern Baptist Sissies and Sordid Lives screened as well as doing Q&As and leading a panel on Religion & Sexuality.

TEACHING
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Emerson has joined the Del Shores Studio as a workshop teacher and coach for acting, writing and independent consultation. He just taught two musical theatre workshops with Blake McIver and is now available for private coaching. For rates visit the Del Shores studio HERE.

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