Jusqu'au dernier poil, Jen Squires @jensquiresphotographer

A Little About Me

Born in Ottawa, Ontario, I'm an Italo-Canadian actor, director and educator. Most recently, I studied at École Philippe Gaulier in the charming medieval town of Étampes, France. Studying under the French Clown Master Philippe Gaulier was a surreal and immense pleasure.

Next up, I’ll be touring with the much anticipated Franco-Ontarian musical: VACHES, The Musical.

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Emma is a versatile actor, crossing genres from classical and contemporary works to musical theatre. She excels in approaching physical comedy with honesty, but is highly passionate about exploring vulnerability and rawness in her work.

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As an emerging director, Emma has worked in commercial musical theatre, TYA, opera and indie theatre. She is focused on developing new Canadian content such as The Boat Show by Toronto playwright Genevieve Adam, and Love+Hate for Ottawa’s pop-noir band The PepTides.

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Emma facilitates youth masterclasses in musical theatre performance and has adjudicated in the musical theatre and drama and speech categories in festivals across Ontario. She teaches theatre outreach workshops and directs in elementary schools across the GTA. Emma also teaches privately to all ages, primarily focusing on audition preparation.

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