Emily Brown

Actor Bio

Emily Jeanne Brown is an actor, musician and writer living in New York City. She attended Smith College where she majored in Theater and the American Conservatory Theater where she received her MFA in Acting. She has also studied at The Guthrie, British American Dramatic Academy and the Berkshire Theater Festival. Favorite Shakespearean roles include Diana in 'Alls Well That Ends Well' at the American Shakespeare Center, Imogen in 'Cymbeline' and a Witch in 'Macbeth' at Texas Shakespeare Festival, and Isabella in 'Measure for Measure' at BADA. Her earliest memory of Shakespeare is sitting in the park eating a picnic with her family and watching 'Othello' at eight years old. Her favorite play in the canon is 'A Winter's Tale'. She is forever grateful to her parents for buying her the comic book versions of Shakespeare and helping her connect at an early age to his amazing language.

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