Freelance puppet theatre maker, dramaturg and writer, from South West England.
Emily is a puppet theatre maker and dramaturg.
She recently completed her doctorate at Bath Spa University: “Writing for puppetry. Towards the mosaic scale: literary dramaturgy for Anglo-American puppet theatre”. In which she sets out her step by step system for applying dramaturgical exercises to writing for puppet theare.
She is co-founder of Croon productions puppet theatre company. http://croonproductions.blogspot.com/
Also a script-writer & actor, for over 20 years,she has made work in professional & community settings in human theatre.
Currently teaching writing for performance at the University of Derby,she has worked extensively as a drama facilitator & lecturer in colleges and universities & for the educational provision of theatres in the UK.
Emily has a book chapter on the uncanny in puppetry, and a journal article exploring why we might use a puppet forthcoming in 2021.
She likes festivals, cats, Art deco, Gothic literature, clothes,sweet peas, the seaside,the autumn & wine.
She doesn’t like cow’s milk, fennel, Brexit, the Conservative government in the UK,cruelty or massive moths - although that is her problem and not theirs. They're just doing their thing. (Moths - not Tories; Tories are selfish.)
Antifa is not an organisation, it's a philosophy.