Emma Frankland

Emma Frankland

Project: The Yule-Tide Ark-Ive,

Role: Performer

Emma is an award winning theatre maker and performer.

She has collaborated with acclaimed theatre practitioners including Chris Goode & Company, Shakespeare’s Globe, Wild Works and is an associate artist with Coney and Chisenhale Dance Space. She is a two-time Fringe First award winner and Total Theatre Award nominee.

Since 2014, she has been creating performance work based on transgender identities & the politics of transition through her None of Us is Yet a Robot project – most recently collaborating with Myriddin Wannell on ‘Rituals for Change’.

She has created a diverse collection of work & was featured in the British Council Showcase at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival with an anarchic adaptation of Don Quijote. The show won the Wildfire Critic’s Choice award at the 2014 Ignite festival and has toured the UK & internationally, appearing at the Tempo Festival, Rio de Janeiro.

Throughout her work, there is a shared theatrical language that focuses on honesty, action & a playfully destructive DIY aesthetic.