Ella Embry

Ella Embry

I'm a recent summa cum laude graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi where I received my Bachelors of Fine Arts specializing in Performance. While there, I was involved in USM’s chapter of Alpha Psi Omega and helped found the Writers @ Play student playwright group. My previous performance credits include The Crucible (Abigail Williams), You Can’t Take it With You (...
I'm a recent summa cum laude graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi where I received my Bachelors of Fine Arts specializing in Performance. While there, I was involved in USM’s chapter of Alpha Psi Omega and helped found the Writers @ Play student playwright group. My previous performance credits include The Crucible (Abigail Williams), You Can’t Take it With You (Gay Wellington), and The Groundling (Karen Malone). My previous makeup design credits include The Scioto Society's Tecumseh! Outdoor Drama, Hattiesburg Civic Light Opera’s Macbeth, and Southern Miss Theatre’s The Yellow Sign. I am is also a published playwright with two of her works included in the 31st and 32nd issues of the literary magazine Product. Finally, I'm an avid learner and a passionate artist.

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    22 Nov. 2018
    Topical and unafraid to approach difficult subjects directly, Isabella's play is provocative and engaging as it weaves through everyday relationships and tensions that we are all familiar with.
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    20 Nov. 2018
    Isabella's play reads at times like a stream of consciousness and gives a wonderful insight into her own mind as well as the curious intensity she's given the Spanish language, aardvarks, and taxidermy.
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    19 Nov. 2018
    A grim look into the less glitzy side of Big Bird's life, Isabella's 10-minute piece provides a provocative look into what the famous avian's family and post-career opportunities are.