Emily McKnight

Vitals

Gender
Female
Pronoun
she/her
Age Range
20 - 30
Height
165cm
Base Location
Sydney
Available In
Adelaide, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, International, Melbourne, Northern NSW, Northern Territory, Perth, Sydney, Tasmania
Skills
Actor, Musical Theatre, Voice Artist, Writer, Musician, Singer
Hair
Dark Brown, Light Brown
Eye
Dark Brown
Memberships
M.E.A.A
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Agent

Acting Agent
G J International Management
Phone

Feature Photo
Emily McKnight
Feature Clip

Credits

2022

Music
Emily Who (writer and presenter)
Children's Concert
Ku-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra
Emily McKnight, Lucy-Rose Tyler and George Ellis
Music
Emily Who (writer and presenter)
Children's Concert
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Voice Over
Radio Ad
Song Zu
Eardrum
Voice Over
Session Singer
'Smile On' Dentistry
Theatre
Hisperia/Forester/Oliver Martext/William
As You Like It
Sport For Jove Theatre Company
Damien Ryan

2021

Music
Emily Who
Kids Proms Concert
Ku-Ring-Gai Philharmonic Orchestra
Emily McKnight
Online
Emily Who
Zoom Concerts
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre
Emily McKnight
Presenter
Writer and Presenter
Education Concerts
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Maestro Benjamin Bayl

2020

Web Series
Emily Who
Musical Pirate Adventures
Arcadia Winds
Emily McKnight
Voice Over
Audio Tour Narrator
Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Antenna
David McFetridge
Online
Various Roles for Zoom Shakespeare Readings
Shakespeare Plays
Streamed Shakespeare
Holly Champion

2019

Music
Flute Player
Romeo and Juliet
Sport for Jove
Damien Ryan
Theatre
Sarah
Ginger. Black. Brunette. Blonde. by Peter Maple
Company of Rogues
Simon Thomson
Theatre
Sophia
Gravity Guts by Sophia Simmons
Company of Rogues
Erica Lovell
Stage
Presenter
Kids Proms Concert
Kur-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra
Lucy-Rose Steggles
Commercial
Jules
Elevit Ad
Good Oil
Fiona McGee
Television
Stacy/Stacey's Friend
Black Comedy
ABC
Steven McGregor

2018

Theatre
Sophie
Gravity Guts
Pioneer Theatre Festival
Goldele Rayment
Theatre
Jodie
TickTickBoom
subtlenuance
Paul Gilchrist
Theatre
Lady Macbeth
Macbeth
SheShakespeare
Shelley Casey
Music
Emily Who
Kid's Entertainment
itunes/spotify
Robing Gist, Peter Bailey, Emily McKnight

2017

Stage
Emily
Words of War
Poetry In Action
Samantha Smith
Stage
Emily
Words That Changed The World
Poetry In Action
Bryce Youngmen
Stage
Emily
The Citizenship Test
Poetry In Action`
Jo Turner
Stage
Lewis
The Paper TIger
Poetry In Action
Darren Gilshenan
Television
Ranger Lani
Jay's Jungle
7two
Ian Munro

2016

Stage
Honey
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Theatre on Chester
Carla Moore
Television
Ranger Lani
Jay's Jungle
7Two
Ian Munro

2015

Stage
Narrator
Under Milkwood
Tiny Horse Theatre
Owen Esley
Stage
Heidi
‘The Heidi Chronicles’ by Wendy Wasserstein
Actors Centre Australia
Kevin Jackson
Stage
June
Fifth of July’ by Lanford Wilson
Actors Centre Australia
Kevin Jackson

2014

Stage
Fabian
Twelfth Night’ by William Shakespeare
Actors Centre Australia
George Ogilvie & Jennifer West
Stage
Portugese Women
Verbatim Theatre Project
Actors Centre Australia
Dean Carey
Stage
Prince Edward
‘Henry VI’ by William Shakespeare
Actors Centre Australia
George Ogilvie & Jennifer West
Stage
Sasha
‘Ivanov’ by Anton Chekhov
Actors Centre Australia
Cristabel Sved
Stage
Phoebe
‘As You like It’ by William Shakespeare
Actors Centre Australia
George Ogilvie & Jennifer West

Training

2021
Globe Theatre
6 Week Course
Shakespeare in performance
2017 - 2020
Scottie Witt
Weekly Classes
Sword Fighting and Stage Combat
2008 - 2011
Macquarie University
Full Time
Bachelor of Creative Arts and English
2013 - 2015
Actors Centre Australia
Full Time
Advanced Diploma of Acting

Skills & Attributes

Shoe Size
8.5
Clothing Size
Female - 10
Bra Size
D
Natural Accent
Australian, English
Accents
American Standard, Australian, Brooklyn, Cockney, English, Scottish, Southern, Welsh, West Coast American, Irish
Languages
English
Hair Length
Shoulder Length
Hair Style
Wavy
Instrumental
String, Wind, Guitar
Dance
Contemporary, Jazz, Line Dancing, Swing
Singing
Choir, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theatre, Pop, Classical, Folk
Singing Range
Alto, Mezzo
Sport
Water Skiing, Yoga, Badminton, Basketball, Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis
Circus
Clown, Juggling, Magician, Stage Combat
Drivers Licences
Car
Professional Skills
Actor, Musical Theatre, Voice Artist, Writer, Musician, Singer

Media

Public Media
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2:15
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2:15

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Notes

Emily McKnight is a Sydney based actor, musician and children’s entertainer. She was the recipient of the Emerging Artist award for the Sydney Fringe Festival 2019 and was nominated for Best Actor. Her theatrical credits include; As You Like It (Sport For Jove), Macbeth (SheShakespeare), TickTickBoom (subtlenuance), Gravity Guts (Company of Rogues), Ginger. Black. Brunette. Blonde. (Company of Rogues) and in 2017 she toured Australia with Poetry in Action. Her television credits include; Jay’s Jungle (Ambience Entertainment) and Black Comedy (ABC). During lockdown, Emily performed Shakespeare plays on zoom for ‘Streamed Shakespeare’ as well as a series of children’s concerts for the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre. She is also a voice over actor and is the voice of the audio tour at the Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Sydney. She is also the host of the popular podcast for Actors: An Actor Survives. Emily is a children’s performer known as Emily Who and recently released her third album of songs for kids. She writes and presents annual children’s performances for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Kur-ring-gai Philharmonic Orchestra. She is also the creator of two webseries: the Kids Couch Concert Series and Musical Pirate Adventures, on which she collaborated with Arcadia Winds. She volunteers for Storyville and Books In Homes – regularly reading stories for young children. In 2020 Emily was selected for the Artist Meets Early Years program at the Visioni Festival in Bologna, Italy, and the Next Generation program as part of the Bibu Festival in Helsinborg Sweden. When both of these were cancelled due to the beginnings of the pandemic, she performed in several preschools across London.