Biography

Education

Emma studied at Callington Community College in Cornwall for her secondary school education from 2007.

She stayed on at the Sixth Form to focus on her A Level qualifications in order to train as a performer at university. In 2014, she attended Bath Spa University for three years, studying Acting.

Emma graduated with a first class honours degree in the subject in 2017.

Theatre Experience

Before university, Emma had performed in a youth theatre company in the Cornish country side at Sterts Theatre.

In the two years she was there, she performed in Sweeney Todd (Johanna) and Les Miserables. 

During secondary school,  Emma performed, directed and stage managed in the National Theatre Connections festival for three years in What Are They Like, Too Fast and Journey To X. 

Other performances during her childhood include: Fame, HairsprayA Christmas CarolGreaseReturn To The Forbidden PlanetOur House and Mary Poppins.

Emma’s passion for musicals didn’t stop as she went to university. In her first year, she landed the role of Sasha in up and coming musical Dennis! as she continued her first stage of studies.

She later went on to perform in Troilus and CressidaLittle Revolution, Christmas at Newton Park, All’s Well That Ends Well at Shakespeare’s Globe and two performances created for Bath Fringe Festival called The Perfect Woman? and Footprints. 

Since graduation, Emma been involved in a eight week, one woman tour of High Society.

Emma hopes to continue into the world of musical theatre. She is also interested in period drama either on stage or on screen.

In October 2018, Emma taught drama in China as an associate artist for David Glass Ensemble. Working with Marphy’s Playhouse, Emma worked with the children on their creative development through exploration and play as well as produced theatre pieces with them. Emma was also cast within an international play called Peacemaker, which she performed at the Taihe Theatre Festival.

On returning from China, Emma had been involved a few short films, Planet Abba performances and ended the year joining The Market Theatre’s adult pantomime Peter Panties. 

Future Projects

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, future performances have been postponed or cancelled, but Emma continues to work on her skills and looks forward to the next opportunity.