Emma Pollet is a costume designer and storyteller originally from the New Orleans area. She recently graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a BFA in Costume Design and a minor in Creative Writing. This spring, she costume designed Carnegie Mellon School of Music’s production of Der Kaiser Von Atlantis, directed by Karina Aviva. She currently works as the General Management Intern at La Jolla Playhouse.
Her love for performing coupled with her ability to sew at a young age, which fostered her interest in costume design. Emma sets out to tell meaningful stories with creativity and care, which is strengthened in collaboration.
Emma saturated her experience at CMU to the fullest extent, holding executive leadership positions in student organizations, writing for the campus magazine, and, most recently, designing a fashion line in the annual Lunar Gala fashion show. In her free time, you can find her writing in a local cafe or taking photos of friends on her mom's film camera.