Emma Orelove is an actor, dancer, singer, model, yogi, vegetarian foodie, based in Brooklyn, New York. Select credits include working with Transport Group, Theatre 167, The Peccadillo Theatre Company, Virginia Rep, and Cadence Theatre Company. For three years Emma lived in Reggio Emilia, Italy, working with an Italian theatre company, Teatro Delle Due, where she performed Shakespeare in English for high schoolers, additionally leading workshops to educate high schoolers further on Shakespeare and his works. Those credits include 'Romeo and Juliet' (Juliet), 'Macbeth' (Lady Duff/Witch 3), and 'Othello' (Lodovica/Bianca). Emma was also in the first national tour of the parody, 'The Hungry Hungry Games' with Mills Entertainment. She played the parodied character of Katniss, sporting a crossbow and all.
Emma is a native of Richmond, VA, where she trained at the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC), Richmond Ballet, Richmond Dance Center, and Appomattox Regional Governor's School for the Arts and Technology. She continued her studies at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, graduating with Honors and a BFA in Musical Theatre. She studied Meisner under Ernest Losso and Voice and Performance with Forrest McClendon. She also studied at Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC, honing her improv skills in Improv 101.
Read more about her journey from Richmond to New York in this Richmond Magazine article from June, 2016: 'Richmond to Broadway'
Emma is a member of BAJ(erk) Productions with her closest friends from college, whom write, record, choreograph, film, and edit a music video every year around the holidays for your enjoyment. Check out their latest projects on Youtube here: BAJ(erk) Productions
"Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu"- May all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may the thoughts, words, and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and freedom for all.