EMILY ZEMBA is a New York-based playwright, screenwriter, educator, Mary Tyler Moore Show enthusiast, and occasional puppeteer.

Emily's work has been seen and developed with places like The Adam Mickiewicz Institute (Poland), Williamstown Theater Festival's Professional Training Company, First Floor Theater (Chicago), Local Theater (Boulder), LPAC, and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, the Yale Cabaret, and more.  She 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).

Commissions & Memberships: Theater Masters Visionary Playwright Commission (2019), Two River Theater Emerging Playwrights group (2020), Affiliated Writer Playwrights Center, Affiliated Artist New Georges, The Pool 2021, and Society Theatre Company.  She is co-founder of The Party Line, and founding member of Middle Voice at Rattlestick. She previously served as producing director for Theater Masters and now collaborates on their special projects and education initiatives.

Emily has taught playwriting with The Strasberg Institute, MCC Youth Company, Tres Artis studio, Theater Masters, Wesleyan University, and more.

MFA: Yale School of Drama | BA: Sarah Lawrence College


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