New York City born and raised, Emma Hackbarth is a drama student at the prestigious Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. Emma’s early love of acting led to several stage performances and independent film roles with Long Island City’s off-off-Broadway venue The Secret Theater under the direction of founder Richard Mazda.
Emma has also studied at the Barrow Group Theater School, the Lee Strasberg Institute, Atlantic Theater School, Broadway Bound Kids and the Audition Bootcamp at Lincoln Center.A voracious reader and prolific writer, Emma is currently enjoying The Secret Life of Bees and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Emma sings and plays the ukulele. Her current favorite artists include Sub Urban, grandson and Imagine Dragons.