Emma Lynne Harley
A Scottish theatre maker who has worked professionally across Scotland, the UK and internationally. I make exciting new work as a performer, cabaret artist, director, writer, stage manager, and more.
Take a look around my site to learn more about me and my work. If you have any questions, or would like to collaborate together on a project, please get in touch!
Links to my CVs can be found at the top of the page.
Photo by Sam Ezra McYoung
About Me / About My Work
I am an incredibly versatile, creative, and reliable theatre professional. As a working class, queer theatre maker I have forged a multi-faceted approach to my practice, meaning I have a large variety of applicable and transferable skills that have allowed me to work continuously in theatre since 2017.
I graduated from Queen Margaret University's Drama and Performance course with a 1st Class honours degree from their BA Drama and Performance course in 2016. I then became the first ever Scottish student to study at the National Theater Institute at the prestigious Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in the USA.
My career and work ethic is driven by an absolute passion and commitment to theatre as an artform. I apply the same level of dedication and care towards every creative project I'm involved with, regardless of the role I fulfil - from acting, to directing, to stage management and tech.
As a maker and director I make semi-autobiographical, verbatim, and genre bending theatre about under-told stories. By blending theatre with other genres that discuss socio-political issues, I hope to encourage, and make easier, difficult conversations that otherwise might not have happened.