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Emily Johnson-Erday

Emily Johnson-Erday

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Emily Johnson-Erday (she/her) is a songwriter, actor-musician, and composer. She has guitar and banjo in shows produced by New Victory Labworks, Theater in Asylum, and Rebel Playhouse.

    She and book writer/lyricist Em Weinstein are currently developing Soldiergirls: a WW2 Lesbian Musical Comedy. Songs from Soldiergirls were performed by Lilli Cooper, Jen Colella, Chilina Kennedy, and more in a 2021 fundraiser for SPART*A, an organization created by and for trans veterans.

    Emily holds a BFA in drama from UNC Greensboro, and plays rhythm guitar for the award-winning Renn-Faire band, The Crimson Pirates.

    Professional Experience

    • Regional
    • TV/Film

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area
    • Carolinas

    Interested in touring?

    • Yes

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
    • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
    • Theatrical Lyricist
    • Music Assistant
    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Pit Musician (Other)

    My Instruments

    • Banjo
    • Guitar - acoustic
    • Piano
    • Ukulele
    • Voice

    Software

    • GarageBand

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Singer/Performer