Emma is currently developing Whorticulture, live girls grown in pop-soil, which will be presented at Dixon Place on Friday, Oct 20.
Tamar (The 2-Gated City), a Bible story of rape culture, was recently seen at Union Theological Seminary in Manhattan, directed as a staged reading by Keisha Kogan. Traffick was part of the 1MPF-NYC directed by Caitlin Wees at the New Ohio this past May.
The Great Migration was recently produced by Hudson Warehouse. Hare Today is part of #Every28Hours, a response to Ferguson. In 2015, Counting in Sha’ab, produced by Golden Thread, was part of the ReOrient Festival of Plays Exploring the Middle East. www.starkinsider.com/2015/09/reorient-your-perspective-on-the-middle-east-review.html. Named a Risky Playwright two years in a row by Cutting Ball Theatre for Why Birds Fly and Abraham’s Daughters (2014, 2015). Smith & Kraus included her work in The Best Monologues for Women, 2015. Other plays, including: Sex & the Circus, Perfect Women (Jane Chambers Award), and Wombshot, produced in NYC at Manhattan Theatre Source, Circle Rep Lab, The Westbank, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, New Georges, E.S.T. and the Women’s Project & Productions, regionally and in London and Zagreb. MFA in Theatre from the University of Iowa where Antigone’s Sister won the Richard Maibaum Award for Plays Addressing Social Justice. Residencies include WordBridge, Millay Colony for the Arts, and Ragdale. Member: The League of Professional Theatre Women, New York Writers Workshop, and the Dramatists Guild. She co-founded the 29th Street Playwrights Collective where she is the Resident Dramaturg, and she teaches playwriting in NYC through a series of on-going workshops.