Emily Budd is a crossover performer in theatre, improv comedy, cabaret, and opera. Emily is a Georgia native and has returned to the south after living and performing in New York City. In New York, Emily performed with companies such as One World Symphony, Dell'Arte Opera, New York Lyric Opera, Upright Citizens Brigade, and The Duplex Theatre. Now an Atlanta based actor, Emily has performed with The Atlanta Lyric Theatre, ART Station, Serenbe Playhouse, The Atlanta Opera, and is regularly seen in her original cabaret series, Craigslist Chronicles. Most recently she was seen as Charlotte Cardoza in Serenbe’s nationally recognized production of Titanic. Emily toured Italy performing with La Musica Lirica in the role of La Virtu in Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea. Regional theatre credits include: Maria in The Sound of Music, Rose in Meet Me in St. Louis, Jenny Lind in Barnum, Cindy Lou in Marvelous Wonderettes, and Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods. With over ten years of professional performing, and teaching experience, Mrs. Budd has taught and directed at American Stage Theatre, LaGrange College, and Serenbe Playhouse. She holds a Master of Music from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Music from Valdosta State University.