Emily Dash is an emerging writer, actor and motivational speaker. She graduated from the University Of Sydney in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) (Gender Studies), achieving First Class Honours in Sociology. In 2016 Emily co-wrote and co-curated “Connect” for Red Door Arts and Ever After Theatre, and is currently developing Ever After’s new show “How to Build A Home”. She joined integrative theatre company Can You See Me? Theatre in 2015, and has written and performed in their productions “The Waiting Room” (2015) and “Water Angel” (2016) at the Sydney Opera House Studio. She was also assistant producer for “Water Angel”. Now called Midnight Feast, the company is currently developing their new show “Chrysalis”. For Beyond the Square Theatre, Emily helped develop and performed in “The Control Room” (2014) and “Mastermind” (2015) at Riverside Theatres.
Emily has also professionally collaborated with the Australian Chamber Orchestra for their ACO Move program. Her debut short film “I Am Not A Work of Art” was part of Metro Screen’s 2015 Screenability program. An early development of this piece was exhibited at the 2015 Adelaide Film Festival. Her second film was Can You See Me Theatre’s “The Cards I’m Dealt” (2015), shortlisted for Tropfest Short Film Festival 2016. Emily wrote and starred in both these works. She also wrote a film entitled “We Are Rozelle” for Rozelle Neighbourhood Centre and Maitree House. Her most recent film credit is Johanna Garvin’s short film “The Milky Pop Kid”.
Most recently Emily performed in “iDNA” by Collective at PACT centre for emerging artists, and Front Up Emerge’s multi-artform exhibition “I’m Still Here” at The Cutaway Barangaroo Reserve. She is also currently undertaking a writing and research internship with Matchbox Pictures.