ABOUT ME

Emma is a British theatre-maker, now living in Philadelphia, PA. She has worked as an actress in London, Edinburgh, on tour and for BBC radio drama, and film. She was the founding producing artistic director of Tiny Dynamite and most recently performed in the Barrymore nominated production of Perfect Blue . Her first play, Water In My Hands, was selected for The Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival (2018), Spooky Action Theatre (DC) New Plays in Development Series (2019) and The Liz Smith Reading Series with Miranda Theatre Company at The Cherry Lane in NYC (date tbd). Her second play When We Fall was selected for the 2020 PlayPenn Conference and was a finalist for Premiere Stages at Keane 2020, a finalist for Kitchen Dog’s New Works Festival 2020 and a semi-finalist for the O‘Neill New Play Conference 2020. Her Poetry has been published by Willowdown Books (Poems from the Lockdown. Ed. Trevor Maynard) and Indolent Books (What Rough Beast. Ed. Michael Broder 2020). She has an MA in creative and critical writing from the University of Southampton (UK), worked for many years as a freelance journalist for The Guardian Newspaper, and also directs Shakespeare at The Shipley School. 

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