Arts Emergency

Emily Coleman

Independent Theatre Producer & Venue Press Officer

Emily runs Hijack, a festival and programme of work for children and has her own company Pebble Gorge which makes interactive experiences for families. As well as producing shows, festivals and events Emily is also a founder of SOUPing, a model of working and advocacy group that builds knowledge, shares skills and encourages camaraderie amongst independent producers.
Emily works as press officer for Komedia Brighton on an ongoing basis and has experience in venue management, marketing, front of house and box office from previous roles at Farnham Maltings and the Gardner Arts Centre. She was the original producer for Hannah Jane Walker and Chris Thorpe’s ‘The oh fuck moment’ in 2011 and for Bootworks Theatre and The Black Box which she toured across the UK and internationally between 2007 – 2010. She has toured with Stopgap Dance as Company Manager.