Emmett Hanly

Emmett Hanly (he/him) is a member of the Métis Nation of British Columbia and a recent graduate of Trinity Western University’s BFA-Acting program. Selected acting credits include Kevin in The Snow Queen, Gilbert Blythe in Anne of Green Gables: The Musical, and Niels Bohr in Copenhagen (SAMC Theatre), Ethan in It’s a Glorious, Wonderful Life (Morrow’s Lark Theatre), and Eduardo in disPLACE: Refugee Stories in Their Own Words (Dark Glass Theatre)Emmett is an aspiring playwright, having co-written two short plays with his brother Samuel Hanly: The Wake of Leroy McGuinness (Gallery 7 Theatre) and Reach (SAMC Theatre). Emmett is passionate about creating genre-bending theatre that is both surreal and politically engaged, specifically focusing on topics such as queerness, religious trauma, and decolonization. Emmett also writes his own music ranging from acoustic ballads to punk anthems and spends his free time nerding out about Dungeons and Dragons.