EMILY ZEMBA is a New York-based playwright and Mary Tyler Moore Show enthusiast, originally from Old Lyme, CT.
Her work has been seen and developed with places like The Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Poland, Exquisite Corpse Company, Williamstown Theater Festival's Professional Training Company, First Floor Theater (Chicago). Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, The Playwrights’ Center, Great Plains Theater Conference, The Party Line, GUIDED TOUR, and the Yale Cabaret.
Emily has performed in new works as part of St. Ann's Warehouse Puppet Lab (2011, 2012), the Voice 4 Vision Festival (2012), and Puppet BloK at Dixon Place (2017, 2018).
Emily holds an MFA in playwriting from Yale School of Drama, and a BA from Sarah Lawrence College. She is an Affiliated Writer with The Playwrights Center, affiliated artist with New Georges, co-founder of The Party Line, and founding member of Middle Voice at Rattlestick. She has worked with MCC Theater Youth Company’s Playwrights Lab as a mentor and director. Emily has taught playwriting with Tres Artis studio in NYC and at Wesleyan University.