Emma is excited to return for her fifth season with Crane River Theater! She has appeared in numerous productions in the Kearney area including Glenda in A Child’s Christmas in Wales (Kearney Community Theatre), Lullaby League Munchkin/Snow Dancer in The Wizard of Oz (CRT), Amaryllis in The Music Man (CRT), Jeremy Jacob in How I Became a Pirate (University of Nebraska-Kearney), Periwinkle the Fairy in Snow Off-White (Academy of Children’s Theatre), Jessie in Annie Get Your Gun (KCT), Beth in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (Kearney First United Methodist Church), Hattie in Wonderland (ACT), Young Fiona in Shrek The Musical (CRT), Princess Ally McBaba in Metaphasia (ACT), Orphan Munchkin in The Wicked Witch of the Old West (ACT), Who in Seussical The Musical (CRT), Orphan in Annie (Minden Community Players), Susan Walker in Miracle on 34th Street (KCT), and Princess Lawan Kulap in The King and I (KCT). She is a member of the Platte River Children’s Chorale and was a member of the 2017 American Choral Directors Association National Children’s Honor Choir. She studies dance at the Kearney School of Dance and Gymnastics, where she is a member of the competition dance team. She danced as a party guest and Spanish dancer in The Great Russian Nutcracker with the Moscow Ballet in 2013 and 2015. When not on stage, Emma loves to read, sing, dance, draw, and play the piano.