Emily Child

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Emily Child (19**). Actress.


She studied Theatre and Performance at the University of Cape Town Drama Department in the mid-2000s.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

Emily has appeared on stage in productions of Mirror Mirror (2008); Cosi (2010), Decadence (2010-2011); The Great Gatsby (2011); A Midsummer Night's Dream (2011) King Lear (2012); Urban Death (2013); Don't Dress for Dinner (2013), The Pervert Laura (2014); Born in the RSA (2015); The Father (2016); The Road to Mecca (2018)

She had a role in the film Shirley Adams directed by Oliver Hermanus released in 2010.

Awards, etc.

Fleur du Cap, award year 2008 Most promising student: Emily Child (UCT).

Nominated Best Supporting Actress for Cosi as Ruth, Fleur du Cap award year 2011 and in the same category for King Lear award year 2013.


See sources of the individual productions.

Amazwi Literary Awards database.

IMDb [1].

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