Emma Goidel is a Philadelphia-based playwright.
In 2014 she co-founded the critically acclaimed producing playwrights collective Orbiter 3.
Her plays include Local Girls (Azuka Theatre), A Knee That Can Bend (Orbiter 3), The Gap (development: Ars Nova, Labyrinth, InterAct), and We Can All Agree To Pretend This Never Happened (EST in NYC; Òran Mór in Glasgow; Tiny Dynamite + InterAct in Philly).
She is a member of the Ars Nova Play Group, and formerly a Playwrights Realm Writing Fellow, InterAct Theatre Company Core Playwright, Playwrights' Center Core Apprentice, and the 2012 Dasha Epstein Playwright Fellow at New York Stage & Film.
Emma's work is currently nominated for seven 2016 Barrymore Awards, including Outstanding New Play/Musical (A Knee That Can Bend) and the Virginia Brown Martin Philadelphia Award (with Orbiter 3 for A Knee That Can Bend).
Emma is current finalist for the 2016 F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Philadelphia Theater Artist.