Emma Zadow

Emma Zadow

Freelance Actor, Writer (Screen & Stage), Filmmaker

  • Location: London and Norwich
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available

Emma is an actor/writer. She is a member of the Soho Theatre Writer's Lab 2017-18 and Mrs C's Collective.

She is currently in pre-production for her BBC New Creatives Short Jigging, as director/writer.

She trained at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, Norton Centre for the Arts, Kentucky and National Youth Theatre. 

Screen Credits as an an actor/writer: 'The Cromer Special' directed by Alex Shipman (BFI Academy). Selected for Cinemagic Belfast Young Filmmaker Award 2020 & London-Worldwide Comedy Short Film Fest 2020. Other screen credits include work for Amazon, NFTS, London Film School, Met Film School, Falmouth TV, NUA, Immersive Studios and more. 

Stage credits: 'Aamira & Gad' (Vaults Festival, Bee in my Beanie Theatre Co.),  Off West End Award Nominated 'Holding the Man' with Big Boots Theatre at the Jack Studio Theatre (****The Stage), 'Mengele' (Oxo Nou Theatre, Crete, Theatre 503, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Soho Playhouse, New York), winning the Fringe Encore Award, the one woman show  'Shell Shock' (Soho Playhouse, New York).

Her short plays include 'The Cromer Special' (Arts Theatre), 'Flight to Neptune' (Southwark Playhouse, Pleasance), 'After Care' (The Space), 'A Tune of Two Muses' (Arcola, Pleasance and Norwich Arts Centre), 'Si Vuelves Tu' (Old Red Lion, Lion & Unicorn), 'Lost Girl Lost Boy' (Norwich Arts Centre) and 'Spines' (Symposium Festival).

Shortlisted for: Writer in Residence at Theatr Clwyd, Tony Craze Award (Soho Theatre), ETPEP Award (Finborough Theatre), Bread & Roses Playwriting Award and Black Horse Award. 


Acting - BA - Rose Bruford College

Aug 2012 - Jun 2015


  • Acting
  • Artwork
  • Marketing
  • Scriptwriting
  • Film
  • Movement
  • Physical Theatre
  • Poetry
  • Producing
  • Short filmmaking