Emily Shackelford is a professional actor and teaching artist. She grew up in San Diego and spent ten years as a kid here at San Diego Junior Theatre! After earning her B.F.A. in Theatre from Stephen’s College, Emily went on to perform with many theatre companies in the Midwest, East Coast and New York, including the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, The Coterie Theatre, DC Arena Stage, Baltimore Center Stage, Syracuse Stage, Off-Broadway at The New Victory Theatre and here at home at Cygnet Theatre. As a teaching artist she has worked all over, with The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, Musical Theatre Heritage, KC Starlight Theatre, The Coterie Theatre, and of course, SDJT.