WEBSITE: www.emmalouisepursey.com TEACHING WEBSITE: www.integratedactortraining.com Emma Louise Pursey is a core faculty member of 16th Street Actors Studio, teaching the part time and full time students, as well as masterclass delivery. She has also taught at Howard Fine Acting Studio Australia, The National Theatre, Film & Television Studio International, and independently. CURRENT / RECENT PROJECTS: 2021: Emma is producing and starring in Sam Shepard’s FOOL FOR LOVE, directed by Sean Mee, former Artistic Director of La Boite Theatre Co. alongside Sam Anderson, Lee Mason, and Luke Stephens in an exclusive September season at 16th Street Actors Studio Theatre In 2018, Emma produced and cast short film THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU that won Third Prize at Tropfest 2018, Best Film at Port Shorts Film Festival 2018, made Director’s Top Ten Pick’s at Encounter’s Short Film Festival (Bristol, England) 2018, Best Short Film at Peninsula Film Festival 2019, and featured at Glasgow Film Festival 2019. It is currently streaming on Ozflix. She was also third assistant director on Jordan Giusti’s short, Grevillea starring Lucas Pittaway that premiered at the 2020 Berlinale. AWARDS: 2010 Dell'Arte Award Best Supporting Actress, (Multiple x6) Oodgeroo, La Boite Theatre Co. 1999 Dell'Arte Award Best Supporting Actress, (The Medium) Rashomon, Frank Theatre Co. FESTIVALS HIGHLIGHTS: 2017 Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts, Melbourne 2017 & 2009 Brisbane Festival, (Madame Tulalah / The Brides of Frank) 2012 Melbourne Fringe Festival (Four Accordionists of The Apocalypse) 2007 Frank Theatre Showcase for Tadashi Suzuki,(LaBoite Theatre Co.) 2007 Adelaide Fringe Festival & APAM (The Brides of Frank) 2006 London Festival (Frank Theatre) Aberystwyth University Theatre Festival, Wales (Frank Theatre) 2004 Adana International Arts Festival, Turkey (Frank Theatre) (Lady Macbeth opposite principal Suzuki actor Okubo Noriaki) 2004 Brisbane Cabaret Festival (The Brides of Frank) 2003 European Regions Festival, Czech Republic (Frank Theatre) 2003 Toga Spring Arts Festival, Japan (Frank Theatre) 2002 6th International Youth Theatre Festival, Croatia (Frank Theatre) 2000 Shizuoka Spring Arts Festival, Japan (Frank Theatre) 1999 2nd International Theatre Olympics, Shizuoka, Japan (Frank Theatre) INDEPENDENT THEATRE COMPANY: 2002-2009 The Brides of Frank The Brides of Frank were one of Queensland's foremost independent theatre companies and cultural exports throughout the 2000s featuring the diversely talented Caroline Dunphy, Lisa O'Neill, Emma Louise Pursey, Leah Shelton and Neridah Waters.