Emma is a designer for theatre, opera, musical theatre, dance, television and film.
During her final year at NIDA Emma designed set and costume for Garry Stewart's CHOREOGRAPHY at Carriageworks and costume design for the world premiere of Stephen Sewell's KANDAHAR GATE.
Emma's designs for stage include: SUNSET STRIP at Griffin Theatre; ONLY HEAVEN KNOWS (costume) at Hayes Theatre; THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX for Darlinghurst Theatre Company; TURQUOISE ELEPHANT (costume) directed by Gale Edwards for Griffin Theatre; set design for the national tour of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL at Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Melbourne Arts Centre and Sydney Opera House; THE WAITING ROOM and WATER ANGEL at Sydney Opera House; ALL GOOD THINGS: THE VOICES PROJECT for Australian Theatre for Young People; CREDEAUX CANVAS at Seymour Centre; co-design of KLUTZ for Brisbane Festival and NIDA; THREE SISTERS (costume) for Sport for Jove.
Screen credits include production design placement on TV mini-series DEAD LUCKY; art department for the film SLAM directed by Partho Sen-Gupta; production designer for short film QUIETUS; costume design for short film THE FALL; and production design for music video INTO MY ARMS for Sydney band Bloods.
Emma received Sydney Theatre Award nominations for best costume design in both 2017 and 2018 for her costume designs on THREE SISTERS and ONLY HEAVEN KNOWS and was nominated as best emerging designer at the 2017 APDG Awards for TURQUOISE ELEPHANT.
Emma's work in 2018 includes costume design for THE SUGAR HOUSE directed by Sarah Goodes for Belvoir; costume design for THE MAN WITH THE IRON NECK with Legs on the Wall; design for JESUS WANTS ME FOR A SUNBEAM directed by Darren Yap for National Theatre of Parramatta; design for THE OVERCOAT directed by Constantine Costi at Belvoir 25A; and associate costume design for ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA directed by Peter Evans for Bell Shakespeare.