Emily finished up her senior year online, but the Class of 2020's Senior Showcase has been postponed. (Thanks to COVID-19, dates are TBD. Stay healthy, y'all!)
Emily just wrapped up filming for a socially distant music video on the Molloy College campus, as part of their 2020 virtual gala performance. Students and alumni also sang back up to Lilias White, Duane McDevitt, and Michele McConnell. All performers and crew followed strict safety protocols, including wearing masks at all times, regular temperature checks and health questionnaires, and maintaining a safe distance.
Emily participated in Cabaret on the Couch, a virtual cabaret which seeks to benefit a different non-profit theatre company every month. She sang "True Believer," a duet from Experience Marianas! by Rob Rokicki, alongside Sofia Bunting Newman.
Emily spent a third summer working with the Madison Theatre's Musical Theatre Summer Intensive as an assistant director and instructor! The MTSI team worked hard to reformat the program into a virtual setting, and proudly offered various workshops, elective courses, and socially distant performance opportunities.
Emily recently played Little Becky Two Shoes in Urinetown, at Molloy College's Madison Theatre, directed/choreographed by Parker Esse.
Emily and her classmates worked together with writer-directors Eric Price and Will Reynolds to create a brand new musical called Last Call, performing in a series of musical numbers about climate change and related topics.
Emily returned to the Madison Theatre to work as an intern at their 6 week musical theatre intensive, helping broadway artists teach music and choreography to campers, as well as serving as assistant to director Joe Kinosian on his team's show!
Emily and her CAP21 classmates performed at the Green Room 42, premiering new music from Experience Marianas! by Rob Rokicki, composer/lyricist of Broadway's The Lightning Thief.
Emily sang I'm Not That Smart from the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the After Hours Miscast Cabaret in Midtown Manhattan, performing alongside her coworkers!
Emily and her classmates performed in the premiere of Experience Marianas!, a brand new musical by Rob Rokicki and Sarah Beth Pfeifer. Directed by Sherri Eden Barber, Music Directed by Macy Schmidt.