Emilie Talbot

Emilie Talbot started acting at age six and hasn’t stopped working on stage yet.

Over the past 20 years in the Bay Area she has worked at Aurora Theatre, Berkeley Rep, ACT, The Magic, and San Jose Rep as well as appearances with Mettle Theater Co., Playground, and the Playwrights Foundation. In 2013 she created the role of Esther in AlterTheater’s world premier of Ann Brebner’s THE DEAD GIRL. Elsewhere around the country she has appeared at or spent seasons with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Mark Taper Forum, La Jolla Playhouse, Huntington Theatre, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, and Fort Worth Shakespeare-in-the-Park, among others. . Film credits include the short THE FIFTH STAGE OF LABOR, ONCE BEAUTIFUL PAST, CEREMONY, MUFFIN MAN, and a whole slew of commercials, voiceovers, industrials and video games. Favorite roles included Andromache in TROJAN WOMEN and Alice Russell in THE BEST MAN (Aurora Theatre), Desdemona in Othello (multiple productions including OSF), and Elise/Lyse/Clarina in THE ILLUSION (BRT). A founding member of the Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company, she was also a core member of Patrick Stewart’s Paramount Shakespeare Company. She worked as a the literary associate at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, and in independent and feature film casting at Warner Brothers and Fox Studios. She studied British History at Oxford University (New College) and holds a dual degree in History and Theatre from Duke University, and a MFA from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).  Emilie now lives in Burlingame with her husband and two sons.