N. Emil Thomas

An Atlanta-based Artistic Director, Director, Playwright, and Actor recently relocated to the great city of Chicago. He is the Artistic Director of Actors Theatre of Georgia, the inhouse resident theatre company to Marietta’s Theatre in the Square. Recent directing credits include Tarell Alvin McCraney’s In the Red and Brown, Carmen Rivera’s La Gringa and Nambi E. Kelley’s Native Son where he was awarded Broadway World’s Atlanta Best Director and Play for 2017. His holiday adaptation of The Gift of the Magi 2.0 premiered in 2017 and is currently up for 5 Metropolitan Atlanta Theatre Awards including Best Sound, Set, light, and acting for his performance of Robert Harvey. Check out more of his work at nemilthomas.com