Visual Identity by Clitories (Rukaya Springle).

Emma Valente

Director, Lighting designer, Dramaturg, Video designer

Emma is the co-artistic director and co-CEO of feminist theatre company THE RABBLE. She is also a freelance director, lighting designer, dramaturg, video designer and occasional troublemaker.

As a lighting and video designer, Emma has worked for major theatre companies including Melbourne Theatre Company, Sydney Theatre Company, Queensland Theatre, Malthouse Theatre, Fraught Outfit, Sisters Grimm, Belvoir, La Mama and many more. She is an advocate for gender parity for lighting and sound designers across the sector. Emma also teaches dramaturgy, performance making and design at Monash University. She is a Sidney Myer Fellow, and the recipient of Creative Victoria’s Creators Fund initiative.

Words that describe me:
Queer | Bookloving | Artnerd 

Words that describe my practice:
Experimental | Feminist | Rainbowsplosion

Photo courtesy Emma Valente.