Emma K Santschi

Instructor: Acting

A performer her whole life, Emma is a Ballet 5:8 alum who appeared in several of the school's original ballets while simultaneously performing with the Little Flower's Catholic Dance and Theatre Troupe. Emma received her BA in Theatre: Acting/Directing at DeSales University in 2017. During her studies, Emma appeared in many University productions, most notably starring in both The Diary of Anne Frank and Elektra. Emma then went on to achieve her MFA Acting (International) from East 15 School of Acting, University of Essex, in London. During her studies, she performed on the West End as Penelope in The Penelopiad: The Play and Gower in Shakespeare's Pericles. Emma's ongoing artistic mission is to radiate Beauty through expressive Joy and the contemplation of Truth and Goodness. A Chicago-based actor, Emma is thrilled to share in the Ballet 5:8 mission of honoring God through excellence in craft and artistic expression.