Emily Hoong Larkin is a May 2019 graduate of the State University of New York at New Paltz. During her four years of college, she majored in Theatre Arts with a concentration in design and technology. She also double minored in History and Geology.
Emily is a freelance stagehand, stage manager, and scenic carpenter currently based out of the tri-state area. Her most recent theatrical credits include master carpenter at St. Michael's Playhouse, and the children's production assistant for ACT of Connecticut's Godspell. She has also worked as a carpenter at The Public Theatre and The McKittrick Hotel, both based out of New York City.
While Emily loves the beauty and creation of live theatre, she has also been stepping foot into the world of corporate events as a stagehand and carpenter with companies Mind the Gap and Frost Productions.
Emily is a strong advocate for mental health awareness and a believer in arts for all. She is most proud of her work with ACT of Connecticut on their sensory friendly performances, in which they adjust any jarring effects for patrons with any sensory sensitivities. ACT offers free tickets to families and organizations for these performances. Please reach out to them for more info! With her time in the industry, she hopes to re-frame the theatre's way of thinking regarding mental and physical health issues while combating the ever-popular "the show must go on" narrative. As a mixed race and female theatre artist, Emily fights for diversity on stage and off.
Theatre and music have always been Emily's first loves. Throughout her years she has also taken akin to writing, photography, and has been a geology enthusiast since she was child. Please visit the additional projects page to see what Emily is working on. Thank you!