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Emily McClain

Emily McClain is a theatre educator and playwright. She is a proud member of Working Title Playwrights in Atlanta and the Dramatists Guild. Her play SLAYING HOLOFERNES was selected as a winner for the Essential Theatre’s New Play Festival, receiving a World Premiere production in July of 2019. Her short plays have been staged at Out of Box Theatre (Santa After Hours 2018 & 2019, Women’s Shorts 2019), Raze The Space (Los Angeles Library Series 2019), Theatre Oxford (Ten-Minute Play Winner 2019), Actor’s Express (Courtroom Drama Series 2019 & 2020), and Eden Prairie Players (Women’s Ten Minute Festival 2020). She has been a featured playwright with Elephant Room Productions for her play Cheek by Jowl, June of 2019. Her play Terminus Andronicus was a semi-finalist for the Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries in 2019, and received a reading at Live Arts Theatre in February of 2020. Emily lives in Lawrenceville with her husband, two children, and a sweet dog named Walter.