General Manager, Chautauqua Theater Company
Performing and Visual Arts — Programming
Additional Contact Information
P.O. Box 28 | One Ames Avenue
Chautauqua, N.Y. 14722
In 2022, Emily stepped into the role of General Manager in her tenth anniversary with the company, having previously served as a stage manager across many seasons in Bratton Theater, as well as in the Performance Pavilion in 2021. Emily brings with her a wealth of knowledge of the theater industry, having spent almost 20 years as a freelance stage manager. A proud member of Actors’ Equity Association, she has managed over 100 productions for community, regional, off-Broadway, Broadway, and international tours and festivals. In 2021, Emily was the production stage manager for both Blood at the Root by Dominique Morisseau, and Commedia, directed and devised by former CTC Artistic Director Andrew Borba. Prior to last season, she served as production stage manager for Andrew on Philadelphia Story, and was the assistant stage manager for his production of Twelfth Night. Other favorite Chautauqua Theater Company productions include Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, and The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov. In addition to her theater experience, Emily brings skills as a small business owner. With a background in massage therapy, movement analysis, mobility training, and corrective exercise, Emily is the founder of Brooklyn Bodywork Collective, a massage and wellness studio she owned and operated in Brooklyn, NY.
Why did you choose to work at Chautauqua? What do you like about working at Chautauqua?
As a life-long Chautauquan, I am passionate about the Institution’s mission and values, and am excited to support that through my work with the theater company.
Actors’ Equity Association
Theater, visual arts, nature, travel