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Location: Detroit, MI, USA
School: Michigan State University
Field of Study: Professional and Public Writing ; Theater


Emma Kolakowski


Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI August 2018- Ongoing

3.5869 GPA (as of fall semester 2019)
Honors College Member
BA Theater / BA Professional and Public Writing
Professional and Public Writing Club
Michigan State Women’s Rugby Football Club
MSU Fencing Club Team


MSU Department of Theater - Scene Shop Intern February 2019 - Present
Construction of wood, luan, foam, and aluminum-comprised sets for Department of Theater musicals and plays, and Department of Music operas
Paint duties - lining, scumbling, sponging, wood graining, texturing
Use and maintenance of industry-level scene shop tools

Michigan State University(MSU) - Research Assistant August 2018 - May 2019
Working under Professor Daniel Kramer
Researching the use of social media by state parks and wildlife and fisheries services
Data collection and analysis in order to produce a 7 page survey
Results of this research may be published in the coming year

Troy School District - Theater Technician August 2015 - July 2018
Operated lighting, sound, and rigging systems during concerts, recitals, and competitions
Operated cameras and video switching equipment to provide live video feed
Provided stage management and event hospitality services as needed
Performed maintenance work on the theater space and systems


Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
Adobe Premiere Pro / video content creation
Google Analytics
AP Style
Beginner proficiency in Python

scenic design, theater, theater tech, editing, publishing, copy editing, copy editor, editor