Emma Muir-Smith is a writer, performer, and director. She holds an MMus in Opera Performance from the Victorian College of the Arts and Music and an MA in Text and Performance from London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Her recent work includes Listen to my Story (librettist/assistant director, Co-Opera South Australia 2020), The Selfish Giant (librettist, Victorian Opera 2019), Alice Through the Opera Glass (librettist, Victorian Opera 2019), Inspire Tour (assistant director, National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain 2019). She and Simon Bruckard (composer) received a 2020 Green Room Award for The Selfish Giant. Emma has performed with Victorian Opera (Developing Artist 2014-2015) and Opera Australia, as well as number of companies across the UK and Europe.