ECP is a Sydney arts and entertainment publicist who specialises in theatre, dance and music.
Emma has a BA in Dance from South Australian College of Advanced Education.
After completing a six year stint as resident Publicist for Sydney Dance Company, Emma established her own arts consultancy in 1984. She has worked on several Adelaide Festivals, Lord Harewood's 1988 Bicentennial festival was her first experience in PR, working on Peter Brook's all-nighter, The Mahabharata, set in a Quarry. She was later appointed a national publicist on Barrie Kosky's unforgettable 1996 flaming Hills hoist Adelaide Festival and on Robyn's Archer’s 1998 festival.
Clients (past and current) include Sydney Opera House, bangarra, Sydney Dance Dance Company, Adelaide Festival, Bell Shakespeare (Richard 3 national tour), Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Symphony, Performing Lines (Circa national tour) Force Majeure, MG Productions, Arts Projects Australia, English National Ballet, NAISDA, WOMADelaide, Griffin Theatre Company, Knee High Theatre (UK) Playwriting Australia, Australia Council (Next Wave Down Under New York) British Council (Eureka Prize).
Artists she has promoted include Yoko Ono, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, Lenny Henry, Burt Bacharach, Academy of St Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell, Ludovico Einaudi, St Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell and Buena Vista Social Club.
ECP offers distinct, compelling and effective publicity campaigns across a variety of media. With a sound PR strategy, she has a wealth of online and print media contacts and excellent writing skills. Emma's passion for the arts and her enthusiasm for her work are her trademarks.
photo above Emma with Paul Mercurio - Sydney Dance Company setting up for a photo shoot