Resumé – Acting

Whit Emerson

Email: wjemerson at gmail dot com

Professional Theatre

Mini-Headshot 1The Gentleman from Indiana – Bob Skillet, Kedge Halloway, Doctor – Indiana Festival Theatre

As You Like It – Le Beau, Forrester – Indiana Festival Theatre

Deathtrap – Porter Miligram – Theatre UCF

No Sex Please, We’re British – Leslie Bromhead – Theatre UCF

Educational Theatre

Macbeth – Lennox, Old Siward- Indiana University

Pride and Prejudice – Sir Lucas, Mr. Gardiner – Indiana University

Oliver! – Mr. Brownlow- Starving Artist Studios

The Writes of Spring – Daniel – Orlando Repertory Theater

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol – Scrooge – South Lake Community Arts Connection

Die Physiker/The Physicists – Isaac Newton – App. State University

Scapino! – Sylvestro – App. State University

The Beggar’s Opera – Matt of the Mint – App. State University

The Shape of Things – Phillip – The 4Players Troupe

A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley – Christmas Present – App. State University

Boy’s Life – Jack – App. State University

The Hairy Man – The Hairy Man – Appalachian Young People’s Theatre

The Emperor’s New Clothes – Dim Witt – Appalachian Young People’s Theatre

A Dead Man’s Apartment – Al- App. State University

The Game of Chess – Constantine- App. State University


Society of American Fight Directors Certifications

Certified Advanced Actor Combatant by the SAFD.
Basic Pass in Sword & Shield by the SAFD.
Recommended Pass in Single Sword, Unarmed, Broadsword, and Knife by the SAFD.
Basic Pass in Unarmed and Rapier and Dagger by the SAFD.

Training and EducationSmoulder Head Shot

PhD in Theatre History, Theory, and Literature: in progress at Indiana University

M.A. in Theatre Studies: University of Central Florida

B.A. in Theatre Arts: Appalachian State University

Directing- Joel Williams, Be Boyd, Mark Routhier, Ron Wainscott

Acting, State Combat – Leraldo Anzaldua, Adam McLean, Patrick Kelly, Dale McFadden


Special Skills

Florida Certified teacher (Chinese K-12, Drama 6-12), Stage Combat (acting, directing) Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Tai Chi experience, Moves well, Student film experience,  Funny faces.

Directing Resume and C.V. Also Available

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