Photo courtesy of Second Glance Photography.

Emily  June  Newton

Emily  is  a  theater   maker   and   comedian   specializing   in the   areas   of   cabaret   and   character   creation.

a  natural  performer, emily is drawn to transforming  into 'the other; the character'.

With  years  of  MC (MAster of Ceremonies), Comedy  and   cabaret   experience,  emily  loves  audience  interaction  and  strives  to entertain  and  provoke  through  her  own  style  of  character  performance. 


 a  delight  in    drag ....... 

         -Warp Magazine, AUS

Photos courtesy of: Shaun Wilson, Bret Salinger and Second  Glance Photography.
photo courtesy of second glance photography

Emily June Newton is a theater maker and comedian character creator. Originating from Australia, she now resides in Portland, Oregon and works as a performer specializing in comedic characters. Emily has performed both national and internationally with companies including Terrapin Puppet Theatre (AUS), Tasmanian Theatre Company (AUS), Oregon Children’s Theatre (OR, USA), The Children’s Art Theatre of China (Shanghai, CHN) and Dell’Arte International (CA, USA).

Recently, she reprised her title role as Frank, in her solo show 'Frank: to be Frank' as part of CoHo Summerfest (OR) and Zero to Fierce - International Women's Theatre Festival in California. Directed by Deanna Fleysher (aka Butt Kapinski), Frank: to be Frank has toured to Canada, the east coast of America and up and down the Pacific Northwest. Emily holds a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre from Dell’Arte International in California, and is passionate about character-driven work, interactive theater experiences, and storytelling.