Emily Emerson

Playwright

Emily is a writer and actress originally from St. Paul, Minnesota. Her plays include The Field (off-Broadway premiere with the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival, 2018), Patient Endeavor (Ruby Slipper Fringe Festival participant, 2015), and Blue Whale. Awards include being chosen as a Kennedy Center-American College Theatre Festival 10-Minute Play Finalist with her play, Secrets Don't Make Friends. She served as a producer with Paper Lantern Theatre Company from 2012-2015 and coordinated the 10-minute play festival for the company. Emily is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis, and Actors' Equity Association, and she has studied with Jessica Dickey and Brooke Berman. BFA: Viterbo University; MFA, University of North Carolina-Greensboro.