ECP lives and breathes arts and entertainment PR - including music, theatre, comedy, dance, visual arts and film.
Compelling and effective publicity campaigns are offered across a variety of media. With a wealth of media contacts and excellent writing skills, Emma's trademarks are her tenacity to achieve the best results in the areas she loves.
After completing a BA in Dance at the SA College of Advanced Education, she started in publicity on Lord Harewood's 1988 Bicentennial Adelaide Festival. Barrie Kosky's unforgettable 1996 flaming Hills hoist and Robyn's Archer’s 1998 festival were two other Adelaide Festivals she later worked on as a national Publicist.
Sydney Dance Company was her home for 6 years, when she was appointed Resident Publicist under the helm of Graeme Murphy and Janet Vernon. She then established her own arts consultancy and clients have included Sydney Opera House, Bangarra, Bell Shakespeare (Richard 3 national tour), Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney Symphony, Performing Lines (Circa national tour) Australian String Quartet, Force Majeure, MG Productions, Arts Projects Australia, English National Ballet, NAISDA, WOMADelaide, Griffin, Knee High Theatre (UK) Playwriting Australia, Australia Council (Next Wave Down Under New York) British Council (Eureka Prize) Blackfella Films and Sydney Film Festival.
Artists promoted include Yoko Ono, Katie Noonan, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, Lenny Henry, Burt Bacharach, Academy of St Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell, Ludovico Einaudi and Buena Vista Social Club.
photo above Emma with Paul Mercurio - Sydney Dance Company setting up for a photo shoot and below with David Gulpilil working on Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival, Sydney Opera House