Presenter Profile

Emily Doherty

Guest Artist, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Education Team

Emily Doherty is a Teaching Artist with an emphasis in music and early childhood education. She has worked with Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Education Department in that capacity since the summer of 2018. She has also worked with Denver Center Theatre Company as a Production Assistant for Corduroy, and as a Young Performer’s Supervisor for Anna Karenina. Prior to living in Denver, Emily was a teacher and administrative assistant at the Michigan State University Community Music School while earning her Bachelors degree and Teaching Credential in Music Education at Michigan State University. She has worked as a Residential Technician supporting young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Emily was previously the Activities Coordinator for the Mark T. Starr Center facilitating engagement for adult clients with developmental disabilities. She is dedicated to building inclusive and accessible experiences in and out of the classroom and is excited to continue this work with DCPA Education as their Teaching Artist and Theatre for Young Audiences Program Manager.

Emily's Workshops


    Sight Reading Basics

    Beginning, Intermediate, / , , Musical Theatre, , , / Regular

    In this workshop students will review basic music notation. Students will then put to use knowledge of notation as individuals and as groups to sight read basic songs. This will help students to prepare for auditions as well as advanced rehearsal settings by gaining the audiation (notation to brain) skills to sight sing musical theatre selections.