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Emilia "Emi" Lirman is a bilingual Argentinian American director, writer, comedian, and all-around theatre artist based in NYC.


Emilia is dedicated to creating works that address our contemporary landscape and elevate underrepresented voices. As a director, she aims to foster collaboration, creativity and conversation. She takes pride in creating joy and connection through her work. Her absolute favorite thing is developing new plays and musicals that focus on empathy to reach across cultural divides and find common ground among individuals.

Emilia is a member of Cohort 3 of Roundabout Theatre Company's Directors Group and she was the 2018-2019 Directing Fellow at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Upcoming projects include Kiss My Aztec! at Hartford Stage and a new musical in development with The Public Theater. Emilia is the co-creator and director of the site-specific, new play currently titled The Untitled BBQ Project and can currently be seen performing with the Armory Improv Lightning Team 'We Just Met'.


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