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

RECENT WORK

August 2019-July 2020: 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)

  

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. 

DRAMATURGY

From informational packets to audience engagement, I have a love of diving into the text of the piece to help peel back layers for clarity and discovery.

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GET IN TOUCH

Email: emily.cooper1028@gmail.com

References Available Upon Request

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