Emily is currently Associate Director on My Left/Right Foot co-produced by Birds of Paradise and National Theatre of Scotland. Part of the Made in Scotland showcase, it can be seen at Assembly Roxy 1-29 August, 2018.
Recent projects include several productions with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland including an actor-muso adaptation of Side Show, Julius Caesar, Romeo & Juliet and Liz Lochead’s Medea, alongside several pieces of new-work development within the Musical Theatre Department. She also directed the Scottish tour of Invisible Army by Victoria Beesley for Terra Incognita and The Wakeful Chamber by Rebecca Sharp for A Play, A Pie & a Pint. Emily’s production of Uncanny Valley by Rob Drummond (Borderline/Edinburgh Int’l Science Festival) received the 2016 CATS award for Best Production for Children and Young People.
Other highlights include developing and directing: a new adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream for Bard in the Botanics; the award-winning Potterrow by Martin McCormick for Cumbernauld Theatre; The Idiot at the Wall by Elspeth Turner, which enjoyed a sell-out Highlands and Islands tour; Iain Finlay McLeod's The Bends for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland; and directing the NYC premieres of Anders Lustgarten's The Break Out and Neil LaBute’s In the Beginning for Theatre Uncut.
Other projects include Generations by Alison Irvine for the National Youth Theatre of GB, the development of Big C Little C by India Crawford-Legg with Swept Up Theatre, and Glittered by Eve Nicholl for 2016’s Hidden Door Festival. Assistant Directing includes the award winning productions of both Quiz Show by Rob Drummond and Ciara by David Harrower for the Traverse Theatre.
Emily is a Glasgow-based director and graduate of the Masters in Classic and Contemporary Text from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.