The King’s Academy’s Emma Percy accepted to Marymount Manhattan College
Miss Emma Percy, class of 2015, is continuing The King’s Academy’s long-standing tradition of placing its graduating seniors in the top collegiate theatre programs across the United States. Emma has been a part of The King’s Theatre Company’s production staff over the past three years working her way up to head lighting designer. She has technically designed light plots for both the black box productions as well as the main stage productions. Most recently her incredible work was seen in this past spring’s production of Aida. Emma has been accepted into the highly competitive theatre program of Marymount Manhattan College in New York City where she will be studying technical theatre. US News and World Report listed the theatre program of Marymount Manhattan College in the top 10 programs in the country. Emma was accepted into this highly competitive program after auditioning with 1,300 graduating seniors across the country. Emma will follow in the footsteps of some outstanding Marymount alumni such as: Tony nominated actress, Annaleigh Ashford of Broadway’s Legally Blond and Wicked, Ta’Rea Campbell of Broadway’s Lion King, Aida and Book of Mormon, Adam Chanler-Berat of Broadway’s Next to Normal and Peter and the Star Catcher, Alexander Skarsgard of HBO’s True Blood, Melissa Benoist of Fox’s Glee, and many more. King’s Academy 2012 Alumni, Alex Pate is presently studying in the technical theatre program as well as Katie McCoy of the TKA class of 2014 who is studying in the acting program. We congratulate Emma Percy for representing The King’s Academy in her future endeavors at one of the best schools in the country.