Emma Leff is an educator, director and dramaturg originally from Chicago, Illinois. At Actors Theatre, she served as a dramaturg in Solo Mio Round Two and assistant director for The Tens. Previously, Leff directed A Girl’s Life and The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek; devised Careful, Now; and served as a dramaturg for Hot ‘N Throbbing and this will change at Hampshire College. She was also an Education Intern at Steppenwolf Theatre, worked with foster and adoptive youth in creative arts programming, and served as a Faculty Associate for the National High School Institute Theatre Arts Division (Cherubs) where she also assistant directed Stupid Fucking Bird. Leff holds a B.A. from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, where she focused on youth studies and theatre.