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OUR WHY

Founded in 2016 by Jeremiah O’Brian, a theater professor at the University of Southern California, EMERGE was created to expand access to high-quality performing arts training – regardless of students’ geography, socio-economic status, or level of formal education.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

We believe that top university and professional training programs should be available to all students, anywhere in the world. We help our students reach their goals and gain new skills through professional training and university-level programs and courses.

OUR MISSION

We seek to develop and provide online arts training that empowers our students to pursue their goals, open their minds, master their discipline, and realize their version of success. We want to eliminate the barriers to receiving an arts education.

OUR CORE VALUES

Our values – Excellence, Integrity, Access, and Creativity; guide how we design every course that we offer. We’ve built EMERGE so that teachers, artists, and students can collaborate supported by these ideals.

EXCELLENCE

INTEGRITY

ACCESS

CREATIVITY

OUR LEADERSHIP

The EMERGE Team is made up of a collection educators, educational design experts, arts professionals and talented support staff.

Jeremiah O’Brian

FOUNDER & CEO

Marliis Reinkort

Chief Operating Officer

Karyn Daniels

Director of Education

C. Melissa Neu

Sales Manager

Why Choose Us

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Discover our online learning programs. Take courses taught by our expert instructors and earn credentials from our partner universities. We offer dozens of unique student pathways and programs to help you reach your education goals.

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About EMERGE - Our Courses

Our Courses

About EMERGE - Our Courses

EMERGE connects students with highly sought after arts coaches, university professors and working artists in engaging digital classrooms. We know how to make online arts classes empowering and fun!

Learn & work with renowned instructors at leading universities and arts organizations