Emma Keith has worked as part of National Theatre Live, the ground-breaking initiative to broadcast plays live from the National’s stages to cinemas worldwide for almost 11 years. It now reaches over 2,500 cinemas in more than 65 countries and since its launch has reached a global audience of more than 10 million people. She led the National Theatre’s response to the Covid-19 crisis delivering National Theatre at Home, a programme of 16 broadcasts released for free on YouTube and reaching a global audience of 15 million people.
Her role also encompasses the National Theatre Collection which provides access to National Theatre recordings for schools and educational establishments across the globe. She also oversees the digital learning content for the National Theatre, as well as a team of in-house Film-makers and Editors.
She trained in Dance and then worked at Arts Council England and the UK Film Council before returning to education and completing a Masters Degree in Digital Culture and Technology at Kings College London.