EMILY

ROSE

COOPER

Theatre Artist  •  Educator  •  Director

“She is driven by passion and curiosity for story, words, and authorial intention”

David Howey, Head of Brind School of Theatre

UPCOMING WORK

August 2019-Present: Young Conservatory Fellow at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco

  

March 2020: Dramaturg for Jen Silverman's Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties (A.C.T. Fellows Project)

RECENT WORK

Fall 2019: Teaching Artist for OSA's School of Theatre's Step It Up Program

  

May 2018-August 2019: Teaching Artist for SF Shakespeare Festival's Summer Camps

  

July 2019: Teaching Artist for Marin Theatre Company Summer Camps

  

August 2018-June 2019: Year Long Artistic Direction and Education Internship with Marin Theatre Company

  

Winter 2019: Assistant Director of Ayad Akhtar's The Who and the What, directed by Hana S. Sharif, and August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned, directed by Margo Hall  (MTC)

 

 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

•  Dedicated, analytical, and empathetic theatre educator with experience in teaching, arts administration, and curriculum development  •

•  Resourceful director diving into textually rich worlds and reinventing classics  •

•  Proactive collaborator with an eye for creative programming and inventive solutions  •

 

•  Warm and enthusiastic with a go-getter attitude  •

EDUCATION

Theatre and arts education is vital for young people, and I am passionate about ensuring the next generation has a love for the theatre. With a focus in directing, playwriting, audition technique, and text and language, I work with students in grades 3rd-12th.

DIRECTING

I have a passion for textually rich and vibrant plays. From re-examinations of beloved classics to world premieres, I dive into the world of the play to create a conversation on stage. 

GET IN TOUCH

Email: emily.cooper1028@gmail.com

References Available Upon Request

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