Current Adventures & Upcoming Projects
Emma will be directing an all-female production of Romeo & Juliet at Yale School of Drama's Iseman Theater. Her play Come My Beloved will travel to Chicago to be a part of Collaboraction's Encounter Series.
Emma's play Come My Beloved will travel to Detroit for a staged reading and community event on December 17th (ticket link soon). Emma's film Candace will wrap post production and begin festival submissions.
Emma will direct Slave Play by Jeremy O'Harris at the Iseman Theater as part of Yale's Langston Hughes Festival of New Plays.
A short film that Emma has been developing as director and co-writer will go into production. It's about teenage female friendships, queer utopias and bathtubs. The film is funded in part by the Digital Media Center.for the Arts.
June and July 2017
Emma received a grant from the Slifka Center and the Yale Program for the Study of Antisemitism to develop a new play while working and traveling in Bulgaria, Romania and Poland this summer. In Romania she will attend the Sibiu Festival, in Bulgaria she will attend the Varna Festival as a guest of New York's Drama League and in Poland she will tour the country with the Adam Mickiewicz institute.
Emma finished her first year of grad school at Yale School of Drama in the Directing program. Highlights of the year include: directing Chris Nunez's new play, In the Palm of a Giant with 5 incredible actors; helming a 9-person devising team to create a short piece based on a Bruegel painting; spending 9 months obsessively talking about Uncle Vanya; creating a new immersive musical for Robert Woodruff's Adaptation class; performing in the Yale School of Drama drag show; assisting Anne Kauffman on the world premiere of Amy Herzog's Mary Jane at Yale Rep.