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Emily DeDakis

Area of Expertise

Dramaturgy, text generation and script development for plays, including traditional staged, immersive/interactive, dance and verbatim theatre work.

Area for Work

  • All Northern Ireland
  • Antrim
  • Armagh
  • Derry/Londonderry
  • Down
  • Fermanagh
  • Greater Belfast
  • Tyrone


  • Creative Team
  • Facilitators
  • Operational team
  • Other
  • Production Team

Age Range



BBC Performing Arts Fund – Dramaturgy Fellowships (2014 & 2015)
PhD & MA Creative Writing – Queen’s University Belfast
BA History & English literature – Tulane University; New Orleans, LA

Previous Employers

Accidental Theatre, Belfast (Literary Manager & Dramaturg), Capital Fringe, Washington, D.C. (Venue Manager / Box Office),
New Writing South, Brighton (Script reader), Queen’s University, Belfast (Creative writing tutor).

Previous Notable Work

The Dutiful Wife (OfftheRails 2015) – Verbatim dance theatre
The Lost Martini (Accidental 2015) – Immersive, interactive play
The Kitchen, the Bedroom, and the Grave (Accidental 2014) – Multimedia stage play; winner of Stewart Parker Trust BBC Radio Drama Award

Contact Details

078 7117 8805