Emily Aguilar is a theatre educator, artist and organizer.
Emily Aguilar is a theatre artist, educator and scholar working to ignite social action around gender and racial justice. She holds an MFA in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities from the University of Texas at Austin, a certificate in Women's and Gender Studies from the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies and a certificate in Arts and Cultural Management and Entrepreneurship from the LBJ School of Public Affairs. She has led workshops and courses in applied theatre and community-based storytelling with several organizations such as ZACH Theatre, the Indigenous Cultures Institute, the Performing Justice Project, Travis County Juvenile Probation Center, Hays County Juvenile Justice Center, Camp Mosaic for Isma’ili Muslim youth, Voices Against Violence, and Teatro Vivo, for which she also serves on the Board of Directors. Emily also serves on the Steering Committee for the Latinx Theatre Commons. She is on faculty at Bowling Green State University, where she runs the Theatre for Youth and Arts Management programs, and is a faculty affiliate in Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies.