Emily Kitchens is an actor, theatre-maker, writer, director and teacher originally from Leesburg, GA and now based in New York City. She has acted in classic to contemporary works at vital American theaters including The American Conservatory Theater, Yale Repertory Theatre, The Kennedy Center, The Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, The Denver Center for the Performing Arts and California Shakespeare Theater. She is a founding member of Hunger and Thirst Theatre, as well as a founding core member of The Group Lab, a tribe of artists in New York City. She is also a frequent collaborator with Amios, a downtown theatre group in NYC. She performed her original play, Raft, at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her sister, Lisa. She has written and collaborated on original and devised theatre and performing art works in New York City, the Bay Area, Berlin, and Leesburg, GA. MFA: American Conservatory Theater. BFA: University of Evansville.