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Emme Hoy

Artist, Writer

Recipient of the 2017 Belvoir Philip Parson’s Fellowship, Emme completed her Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Performance at NIDA.

Emme’s original television series Nobody’s Perfect was longlisted for AWG’S Primetime TV Competition, shortlisted in their Laugh Out Loud Competition and was a semi-finalist in WeScreenplay’s international 2017 Television Competition.

In 2017 Emme’s play Extinction of the Learned Response was shortlisted for the Patrick White Playwright’s Award and the Griffin Award; and her co-written play Bathory Begins was awarded the 2019 ATYP co-commission.

A further three of Emme’s plays were produced in 2017: Salem was performed at NIDA’s Playhouse Theatre, Strangers at Bondi Feast and Five Year Plan premiered at Silent Theatre at the Sydney Fringe Festival.

Emme was resident playwright at the Old 505 Theatre and is co-director and writer of comedy web-series All We Have is Now.

In 2018, Emme has participated in several television writers rooms, and is currently co-artistic director of The Louise Frequency, a member of Sydney Theatre Company’s Emerging Writer’s Group, and has provided additional text for STC’S production of Saint Joan while writing her Philip Parsons Commission for Belvoir.

Working Towards Extinction
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ArchivedBelvoir Downstairs, Surry Hills, Sydney 7 - 25 May 2019

Working Towards Extinction

Emme Hoy describes how a play inspired by a sci-fi classic and a dead philosopher who really loved cats found its feet.

Bondi Feast: How to Humanely End Your Marriage
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ArchivedBondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach, Sydney 17 - 28 Jul 2018

Bondi Feast: How to Humanely End Your Marriage

Emme Hoy's play portrays a couple convinced their teenage love is the only way they can find happiness - no matter who it hurts.

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