Emma trained at the Royal Academy of Music after completing a Music degree at the University of York. This year she has played a lead role in the short film An Actor Prepares and recorded demo tracks for two new British musicals, and for the Cross Border Peace Proms 2021. In 2019 she played the lead role in a new musical at the National Theatre Studios alongside Katie Brayben and Ben Lewis, and will soon be playing the lead role of Lizzie in the new Manchester-based musical Realms of Glory.
Emma spent 2019 working alongside the New Writing Group at the National Theatre Studios, where she played a variety of roles, including Carrie Pipperidge (Carousel), Medium Alison (Fun Home), and Tzeitel (Fiddler on the Roof).
Further credits include: Ordinary Days (Director, SLAM. theatre); Flaps (Comedy Central UK); The Best of… Rock Musicals (West End Chorus); Benjamin Britten: Peace & Conflict (Capriol Films); and Albert Herring (Aspect Opera). Credits whilst training include: Kate Rushton in Working; Sally/Actor-Musician in Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens; Polly Peachum in The Threepenny Opera; Lidochka in Paradise Moscow; and Hope Harcourt in Anything Goes.
Emma also has extensive experience of a cappella performance and backing vocals, and has performed in some of the UK’s most prestigious venues with artists such as Kylie Minogue, Chrissie Hynde, Alfie Boe, Adam Pascal and Judy Kuhn.
In her spare time, Emma manages a choir for paediatric transplant patients from Evelina Children’s Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital.