Photography by Pamela Raith

 

About

Emily is a Shakespeare consultant, text coach, and an award-winning playwright and director.  

Trained and mentored by Giles Block (Head of Text at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre), her productions for Shakespeare’s Globe include The Tempest (Dir. Jeremy Herrin); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Dir. Dominic Dromgoole); and King Lear (Dir. Bill Buckhurst). She is text coach for the National Youth Theatre company. Productions as text and voice coach include Romeo and Juliet for the Ambassadors Theatre (Dir. Katy Hewitt); The Tempest for Royal & Derngate (Dir. Caroline Steinbeis). 

She was Head and Chair of the prestigious Poel Event - an annual Shakespeare training course for professional actors at the National Theatre run by top industry practitioners including Ian McKellen, Greg Doran, Jeremy Herrin, Timothy West Barbara Houseman and Jeannette Nelson. 

She teaches Shakespeare at Lamda and is a text and verse lecturer at Northampton University.

Emily also provides private Shakespeare and text coaching to professional and training actors. Please contact her for more information.

CURRENT

Text practitioner - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.

Writer COOKIES A new play, commissioned to explore the cyber lives of young people was performed at The Theatre Royal Haymarket in October. A film of the production is now available to stream. For more details and to book tickets please visit the Theatre Royal Haymarket Website

Writer - Under Commission for Paines Plough - Roundabout season 2018