Emily ParkAssociate Producer
Emily Park is a multi-disciplinary artist whose spectrum of work includes the roles of director/choreographer, designer/maker, performer, and producer. As Artistic Director of ethaerial arts, Emily creates contemporary circus-theater that incorporates drag, cabaret, and hybrid performance art. In 2014, with co-production support from the Queer Cultural Center, ethaerial arts will premiere “Love is Queer! The Gay American Songbook” as a featured show in the 2014 National Queer Arts Festival.
Emily’s original performance work has been recognized and supported with grants from The Circus Space (UK) and the Queer Cultural Center (USA), and an artist’s residency from The Jon Sims Center (USA). From 2001-2003 Emily was a featured artist and designer with Giffords Circus (UK) and was a key part of their creative team selected to receive the prestigious Jerwood Award for Circus (UK). Emily also enjoys creative collaborations with other independent artists and companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, including performing and directing as an associate artist with Flynn Creek Circus, performing in immersive theater experiences produced by Jessica Ferris Performance, consulting on aerial theater and creative rigging challenges for “Blackbird” and “Homo File” by Seth Eisen/Eye Zen Presents and the award-winning short film “The Glitter Emergency” by Paul Festa.
As Associate Producer for "TELOS: The Fantastic World of Eugene Tssui" Emily applied her organizational, editorial, and grant writing skills to raise funds for the development and completion of the film.