Emily Cassano, Ed.D.

Emily Cassano, M.A.
Program Chair, Arts/Theatre
Assistant Teaching Professor, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts
103 Turnbull

Mailing Address:
ERIE, PA 16563

Emily Cassano is an Erie native who attended Gannon University for her B.A. in Theatre and Communication Arts. Upon finishing her undergrad work, she moved to New York City to attend NYU for her master’s degree in Educational Theatre. Emily remained in NYC after graduation and worked as an Education Associate for Wingspan Arts, Inc. In 2008, Emily returned to Erie to take the job of Youtheatre/Education Director at the Erie Playhouse. While there, she began working as an adjunct faculty member at both Gannon and Mercyhurst Universities. In her spare time, Emily actively performs in local theatre productions. She is thrilled to be a member of the Penn State Behrend community and directed her first production here in fall 2014.

Theatre, Theatre for Social Change, English, Writing, English and Writing Curriculum

EDD, Literacy, Culture, and Language Education, Indiana University

MED, Curriculum and Instruction, The Pennsylvania State University

CERT, Educational Technology Integration, The Pennsylvania State University

MA, Educational Theatre, New York University

BA, Theatre and Communication Arts, Gannon University