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


    Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, , , , , / Regular

    Learn how to put your thoughts and emotions into song and take your improv skills to the next level! This interactive musical workshop will explore musical styles and genre as you joyfully make up songs on the spot. No need to be an experienced singer! Through exercises in group dynamic, support, and movement, you will learn how to turn every song you improvise into a full-blown musical number!