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Emma Plotkin

Emma Plotkin

  • She/Her
  • Biography

    Emma Plotkin is a lyricist-composer, vocalist, and voice teacher based in Ithaca, NY. Most recently, she wrote the music for “An Odyssey” as part of the Hangar Theatre’s mainstage season. Emma's music and writing have been featured with CocoRosie, who has over 20 million streams on Spotify, 2-time Drama Desk award winner - Robert Wilson’s Circus of Stillness featured on the ABC Network and Sweetshop Revolution Dance Company. She’s honed her skills as a lyricist composer from the brilliant Kleban award winner Sarah Hammond and Pulitzer Prize Winner Jackie Sibblies Drury alongside training with the National Theatre Institute and Siti Company Intensive. She is driven by the desire to make collaborative and communal work that is as innovative as it is meaningful.

    Emma is also a voice teacher who uses her training in somatic and experiential anatomy to teach students to embrace technique, artistry, and the joy of singing.

    Professional Experience

    • Regional
    • Concerts/Cabaret
    • Education
    • TV/Film
    • Tours

    Regions

    • NYC/Tri-State Area

    Interested in touring?

    • No

    Maestra Expertise

    • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
    • Theatrical Lyricist
    • Songwriter
    • Singer/Songwriter
    • Vocal Arranger
    • Voice Teacher (Private Studio)
    • Voice Teacher (Educational Institution)

    My Primary Instrument

    • Voice

    My Instruments

    • Piano
    • Voice

    Software

    • GarageBand

    Additional Skills

    • Actor-Musician
    • Home Studio Whiz