EmmaRose MacDonald


photo of EmmaRose MacDonaldEmmaRose is an emerging scholar, dramaturg, and theatre educator. She completed her Honours Bachelor of Arts at York University as a double major in Theatre Studies and Women’s Studies. Her research interests include feminist and queer theatre and performance, theatre for young audiences, new play development, and community engaged scholarship and theatre practice. Particular areas of focus include the performance of success in social media in relation to race, class, gender and sexuality, as well as theatre and performance about violence against women and trans people. Originally from the Ottawa Valley, EmmaRose has a strong connection to her rural roots, which fuels her passions for site specific performance, the revival of folk knowledge, and the accessibility of art.

What you like to do when you aren’t being a grad student
Play music, knit, quilt, make art, cook, be outside, roller skate and spend time with family.