Emily Ann Brooks
Emily Ann Brooks is a Chicago-based theatre artist passionate about collaborative physical storytelling. She will graduate this spring from Northwestern University with a Theatre major, World Literature minor, Music Theatre certificate, and Music Theatre Choreography module. Favorite credits include Anne of Green Gables (Anne) at Second Story Repertory, Something Rotten (Bea) and a workshop of Adam Gwon’s Scotland, PA at Northwestern, and next up The Wizard of Oz and Hello, Dolly! (Ermengarde) at the Marriott. On the other side of the table, she’s choreographed extensively for Northwestern’s mainstage, directed and choreographed her honors thesis Going on Seventeen exploring “type”, the ingenue, and images of teenage girlhood onstage, and assistant directed Lookingglass Alice at Lookingglass. Raised in Seattle, Emily has worked as a performer, choreographer, and educator at its 5th Avenue Theatre, Village Theatre, and Taproot Theatre. When she’s not in a rehearsal room, Emily can be found reading books and exploring nature.