Biography

Emily Shackelford

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Emily is a San Diego native, and a proud San Diego Junior Theatre Alum! She developed her love for theatre through SDJT’s educational program, and is overjoyed to work with the new generations of SDJT students! In May of 2009 she recieved her B.F.A. in Theatre from Stephens College, in Columbia, Missouri. While studying with Stephens, she spent a summer at the Okoboji Summer Theatre, in Okoboji Iowa, where she performed in 3 of the 9 mainstage productions, and worked in the scene shop, costume shop, light shop, box office, house management, and even dappled in sound design. Also at Stephens, she spent a year working as the Public Relations Director for The Warehouse Theatre Company, the student-run theatre on campus. She started as a teaching artist at San Diego Junior Theatre the summer of 2009, and will be directing Lyle Lye the Crocodile in September!rn