www.emmalouisepursey.com | www.integratedactortraining.com 'Formidable' RealTime | 'Exceptional' The Australian | 'Deliciously terrifying' Australian Stage | 'Stand Out' Melbourne Observer ➡️ Think Tilda Swinton meets Vicky Krieps: Over 25 years stage and screen experience: Critically acclaimed: Award winning ➡️ Faculty at 16th Street Actors Studio & The National Theatre; Industry Guest for Howard Fine, NICA, Film & Television Studio International ➡️ 2023 News: * Producing and will star in Sam Shepard’s FOOL FOR LOVE, directed by Sean Mee, former Artistic Director of La Boite Theatre Co. * Writing and producing remount of solo work WHERE IS JOY? inspired by the life and work of Melbourne Modernist, Joy Hester. * Delivered a private reading of WHERE IS JOY? to Australian writer and poet, Barbara Blackman at her Canberra Estate. 🏆 2010 Dell'Arte Award Best Supporting Actress, Oodgeroo, La Boite Theatre Co. 🏆 1999 Dell'Arte Award Best Supporting Actress, Rashomon, Frank Theatre Co. 🏆 Short Film THE LAST TIME I SAW YOU, Producer/Casting: Third Prize at Tropfest 2018; Best Film at Port Shorts Film Festival 2018; Director’s Top Ten Pick’s at Encounter’s Short Film Festival (Bristol, England) 2018; Best Short Film at Peninsula Film Festival 2019 THEATRE FESTIVAL TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: • Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts, Melbourne • Brisbane Festival, (Madame Tulalah / The Brides of Frank) • Frank Theatre Retrospective for Tadashi Suzuki (LaBoite Theatre Co.) • London Festival (Frank Theatre) • Adana International Arts Festival, Turkey (Frank Theatre) • European Regions Festival, Czech Republic (Frank Theatre) • Toga Spring Arts Festival, Japan (Frank Theatre) • 6th International Youth Theatre Festival, Croatia (Frank Theatre) • Shizuoka Spring Arts Festival, Japan (Frank Theatre) • 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.