Originally from Hamilton, Emily graduated from University of Waikato in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in theatre studies and a Bachelor of Music (Hons) majoring in violin performance. She went on to train at The Actors’ Program in 2015. Emily has spent the first half of 2017 working on New Zealand feature film Vermilion followed by MTV fantasy series, The Shannara Chronicles. Simultaneously, she has put on the sold-out revival of ensemble show FLAPS Retouched, which she created in 2016 with a fellow graduate The Actors’ Program. When Sun & Moon Collide is Emily’s debut mainbill show with Auckland Theatre Company, but she is not a stranger to the Company. She performed in The Next Big Thing 2013 show Like There’s No Tomorrow, has been an understudy, and has participated in play readings and workshops.