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Emily Acker (Playwright)
Acker is a founding member of Barrymore Award-winning playwrights collective Orbiter 3. She is an alumna of The Foundry @ PlayPenn, InterAct Theatre Company's Core Playwrights Residency and Philadelphia Young Playwrights. Her work has been produced and developed at Orbiter 3, Azuka Theatre, InterAct Theatre Company, FringeArts, Theatre Exile, Act II Playhouse, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, Young Playwrights Inc., Northwestern University and Temple University.

Her play I Am Not My Motherland was a finalist for the O'Neill Playwrights Conference. She contributed to the final season of All My Children on Hulu+ and is the creator of the television remake of Three Up Two Down with The Weinstein Company. She received her B.S. from Northwestern University in 2013.