Emily Oriold

Actor, Director
Old Love, Ship to Shore, The Christmas Tree, The Ladies Foursome, The Melville Boys, Wildly Romantic

Emily is Co-Founder and Artistic Director of The Foster Festival. She has held the most Senior position at The Foster Festival for the past 10 years and has been a professional actor and director for over twenty years.


Select stage credits include:


  • Ship to Shore, The Foster Festival
  • The Christmas Tree, The Foster Festival
  • Wildly Romantic (World Premiere), The Foster Festival
  • Too Close To Home (World Premiere), Theatre Orangeville
  • Everything I Love About Christmas, Theatre Orangeville
  • The Ballad of Stompin’ Tom, Harbourfront Theatre
  • Weekend Comedy, Drayton Entertainment
  • The Glass Menagerie, Talk is Free Theatre
  • Collette: The Colours of Love, Talk is Free Theatre
  • Little Woman: The Musical, Victoria Playhouse Petrolia
  • The Outdoor Donnellys, Blyth Festival
  • Nunsense, Theatre Cambridge
  • The Maids, Theatre Passe Muraille
  • Thy Neighbour’s Wife, Unspun Theatre, Dora Award Winning Play


Select directing credits include:


  • The Melville Boys, The Foster Festival
  • The Ladies Foursome, The Foster Festival
  • Chaplin: About Face, Talk is Free Theatre/Theatre Aquarius
  • The Outdoor Donnellys vignettes, Blyth Festival