In 2008, Tony Caselli, John Lepard, Christine Purchis and Emily Sutton-Smith
received the prestigious Robert Busby Award from the Lansing State Journal
for extraordinary overall contributions to theatre in the Greater Lansing area.
Emily Sutton-Smith, Development Director
Emily is an actress, singer, producer and arts administrator.
She was on the staff of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor where she co-produced the 75th Anniversary production of Follies and was instrumental in reuniting the original Broadway cast for the production.
has appeared on the Williamston Theatre stage in End Days, The Usual: A Musical Love Story, The Smell of the Kill, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds (2009 Lansing State Journal
Best Actress Thespie Award), Maidens, Mothers and Crones and Additional Particulars.
Other Michigan credits include A Picasso, The Baker's Wife and The Home Team at the Performance Network, Forbidden Broadway and King O' The Moon at the BoarsHead Theatre, Moonlight and Magnolias and Frankenstein at Meadow Brook Theatre, Intimate Apparel at the Detroit Rep and The Underpants at the Purple Rose Theatre
A New York City native, she is a proud member of the Actors' Equity Association and SAG/AFTRA.
Film and TV credits: High School, Gifted Hands, Butterfly Effect Revelation and Prince of Motor City
Emily is the narrator of several audio books (available through Brilliance Audio), studied acting at the Atlantic Theatre Company in New York City, and holds a Grande Diploma in Pastry Arts from the French Culinary Institute and a Master of Fine Arts degree from MSU.
lives here in Williamston
husband, son, step-daughter and dog.