Hello From My Website
writer. comedian. actress. author. bird enthusiast.
So, You Want To Know About Me...
Well, I'll tell you, but it'll have to be in third person.
Emily Duncan is a Canadian-born, New York-based writer and comedian. She has written in some form or another for Funny or Die, BustedTees, IFC, Mic.com, Hairstory, Hallmark, Imperfect Produce, Busch beer and Nuts.com’s roast of nuts, among others.
Emily’s plays have been read or produced at Classical Theatre of Harlem’s Playwrights Playground, The Playwrights Loft, Rising Sun Performance Company, Horse & Cart Theater, The Bus Stop Theater, Little Fish Theater, and SWAN Day Boston. She has written and directed a number of original plays and musicals for The Peoples Improv Theater, including Pluto Is Missing! A Not-So-Planetary Musical, a family-friendly musical she co-wrote, which enjoyed a year and a half long run at The PIT from Sept. 2017 until Jan. 2019.
She has performed at festivals around North America and NYC with her comedy group Big Britches, including at the 2018 New York and Philadelphia Sketchfests. Emily also co-hosts The Revolution, a monthly intersectional feminist comedy show showcasing female and non-binary comedians at QED in Astoria.
Alexa, play me the sound only cool teens can hear.
As well as writing plays and sketches, I do joke punch-up, script editing, copywriting, and proofreading. And I write humorous, character-driven ads, like this one for "Imperfect Produce." For more samples or to talk rates, get in touch!
Here's a recent video of me appearing in the Epicurious "4 Levels" series as an amateur cook. Looking for someone funny to be themselves on camera? Maybe I'm your gal! (I also host trivia and do stand up comedy.)
"It was a pleasure working with Emily! I have nothing but good things to say about both quality of work and communication. Will hire again!"
"Emily was fantastic to work with. On time and on target and did a couple of good revisions. I'll hire her in the future for additional projects. Pleasure to work with."
"Emily was extremely quick with her work, and turned around some amazing ideas to us. She's funny, witty and a great writer!"
- Upwork Clients
And This Is My Headshot
It's my face.
Here's A Few Other Links (Work Edition)
Website left you begging for more Emily? Here's some more stuff you can watch and read.
Here's A Few Other Other Links (Creative)
You've got a hankering and the only fix is watching my original musicals?
"Hold on, I gotta get my Gritty costume on for this."