Laura Emack



Laura Emack's work has been produced in New York City and throughout Maine. Her essay “Solving the Childcare Conundrum” appeared in Save Wisely Spend Happily published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA ) in 2012. She published a business newsletter called Prospects for four years. Laura is a certified public accountant and a qualified French interpreter as well as a writer in multiple genres including fiction and screenplays.




Dramatic writing for the stage has proven most successful with full productions as follows:




Broken Bridges, Prospect History Day, Prospect Maine (2016)


My Harvest Table, Snowlion Repertory Theatre, Portland Maine (2015)


A Talking Scale, Midcoast Actors Studio, Belfast Maine (2014)


The Day the Music Died, Midcoast Actors Studio, Belfast Maine (2014)


Backseat Driver, Midcoast Actors Studio (2014) and Acorn Productions, Portland Maine (2010)


The Easter Parade, Husson University Theatre (HUT), Bangor, Maine (2012).


A Feral Catch, Norman Rockwell Play Festival, Kennebunk, Maine (2008)


The Piazza based on a story by Herman Melville, Wonderland New Play Festival, NYC (2007)




Two full-length plays were named as finalists in the Maine Playwrights Festival:  In My Father’s House (2001) and An Army of One (2010). An Army of One was also featured on WERU Radio Writers Forum.




Laura's history play The Deconstruction of George Quimby was presented as a staged reading in May 2007 by Penobscot Theatre during its inaugural "Northern Writes New Play Festival," and in March 2008 by Belfast Maskers.




Laura edited At Play: An Anthology of Maine Drama, (Levant Heritage Library 2004) which includes her script Writers Block. Laura served as director and stage manager for Belfast Maskers and worked as props manager for Ten Bucks Theatre. Laura is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, Page to Stage Pipeline at USM, and Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance.