Shortlisted for the 2019 Bruntwood Prize and recipient of the Belvoir Philip Parson’s Fellowship, the 2020 NIDA STC Pathways Commissions and Melbourne Theatre Company’s Writer in Residence Program, Emme completed her Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Performance at NIDA.

Her original television series NOBODY’S PERFECT was longlisted for AWG’S Primetime TV Competition, shortlisted in the ABC/AWG Laugh Out Loud Competition, the Monte Miller Awards and was a semi-finalist in WeScreenplay’s international Television competition. In 2020 she won the AWG/Audible On Air Competition with her original series LEFT BEHIND.

In 2017 Emme’s play EXTINCTION OF THE LEARNED RESPONSE was shortlisted for the Patrick White Playwright’s Award, the Griffin Award and the 2018 Theatre 503 Playwriting Award; her co-written play BATHORY BEGINS was awarded the 2019 ATYP co-commission; whilst her original play CRY HAVOC won the 2020 ATYP Foundation Commission.

Emme’s plays include: SALEM (NIDA); STRANGERS (Bondi Feast); FIVE YEAR PLAN (Silent Theatre); ST JOAN (Additional Text, Sydney Theatre Company); LA FINTA GIARDINIERA (Queensland Conservatorium), EXTINCTION OF THE LEARNED RESPONSE (Belvoir’s 25a); and BATHORY BEGINS (ATYP, Q Theatre).

Alongside several to-be-announced mainstage theatre productions, Emme currently has various projects in development, including commissions with Malthouse Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company and ATYP, as well as an audio series with Audible.

Emme also has original television shows in development with Disney+ and Clerkenwell Films; Moonriver TV; Firebird Pictures and Jungle Entertainment. She is writing an episode of Sally Wainwright’s THE BALLAD OF RENEGADE NELL for Disney +; as well an episode of an upcoming Australian dark comedy for Stan and Sundance.

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