Emma is thrilled to be guest starring as TARA ATKINS on episode 4.05 of BULL on CBS! The episode will air on the 21st of October and was directed by Aaron Lipstadt.

ANTIGONES at the O’Neill Theater Center

Emma spent a wonderful week at the O’Neill Theater Center playing Ismene in Anna Ziegler’s ANTIGONES directed by Casey Stangl as part of the 2019 National Playwrights Conference! It was great to return after working on Kieth Huff’s UP THE HILL in 2016.

FRUITING BODIES at Ma-Yi Theater Company

Emma will be playing VICKY in Ma-Yi Theater Company’s off broadway premiere of Fruiting Bodies by Sam Chanse, directed by Shelley Butler. It will run from April 23rd to May 19th at the Clurman Theater at Theater Row. Fruiting Bodies was on the 2015 Kilroy’s list and Emma is thrilled to be originating another role off-broadway! See the below link for more information.


THIS PARTY SUCKS at New York Theatre Workshop

Emma will be playing the leading role of CASS in a workshop production of This Party Sucks by Sofya Levitsky-Weitz, directed by Seonjae Kim as part of Seonjae’s 2050 directing fellowship at New York Theatre Worskhop. The presentation is closed to non industry guests.


Emma will be appearing on the fourth episode of the new CBS drama The Code as the guest star role of Amanda! The episode was directed by Steve Adelson.

She recently appeared in the Yale Drama Prize reading of God Said This in the Claire Tow Theater at Lincoln Center reprising her role of Sophie. God Said This is written by Leah Nanako Winkler and the reading was directed by Morgan Gould.

She also played the lead role of Emi in a developmental reading of Leah Nanako Winkler’s new play Hot Asian Doctor Husband at the Actors’ Fund in NYC for Theater Mu in Minneapolis, MN. The reading was directed by Seonjae Kim.


Emma has booked the Guest-Star role of CLAIRE on CBS' ELEMENTARY (Episode 7.05, Directed by Christine Moore) and the Co-Star role of LAWAN on CBS' MADAM SECRETARY (Episode 5.05, Directed by Rob Greenlea.)


Emma will be appearing as the lead role "Ally" in a reading of The Assistant to Ms. Heigl's Assistant by Tom Ruprecht on Monday July 16th at 7:30 as part of the WGAE's Pilots Resurrected at the New York Television Festival. She will appear alongside Emma Myles playing "Nicole" and Steve Waltien playing "Matt."

Click here for free tickets and more information: https://www.nytvf.com/tixSYS/2018/xslguide/eventnote?EventNumber=4302&

For more info about the New York Television Festival, click here: new-york-television-festival-2018-lineup-1202419591



Emma wrapped shooting a supporting role in THE HILL, a feature length independent film at the beginning of the month. 

She appeared in a BLOODWORKS reading of Mara Nelson-Greenberg's new play THE SANFORD MONTHLY at Ensemble Studio Theater.

She also worked on Samantha Chanse's new play FRUITING BODIES at New Dramatists.

She also officially joined SAG-AFTRA!

GOD SAID THIS at the Humana Festival

Catch Emma as SOPHIE in Leah Nanako Winkler's new play GOD SAID THIS, premeiring at the Actor's Theater of Louisville's 42nd Annual Humana Festival!


Also, she is now a member of Actor's Equity! Yay!


Catch Emma as Charlotte Stanfield in the 12th episode of the new CBS series INSTINCT, led by Alan Cumming and Bojana Novakovic. The episode was directed by Ed Ornelas.

The series premiere of INSTINCT will air on March 18th 8/7c.

Summer Readings!

Emma appeared in Atlantic Theater Co's ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST, reading the new play LEGS by Leah Nanako Winkler as the Mermaid.

She also appeared in Leah's GOD SAID THIS reading at 2nd Generation as Sophie, a reading of Paul Cameron Hardy's new play as Spider-Swinger, and Because of Mud by Corinne Donly as Roberta, both at Clubbed Thumb.

The Spring Fling: Rebound!

Emma was thrilled to participate in F* It Club's annual SPRING FLING in Leah Nanako Winkler's short play RODMAN. Here's a shoutout from Popdust.com!

"Rodman (By Leah Nanako Winkler) was an endearing story about a daughter and her divorcee father. A simple enough premise, but beautifully played by Emma Kikue and Jay Patterson."

Read the whole review at:  https://www.popdust.com/fit-club-spring-fling-review-2422332098.html?socialshare=EM1D

Learn more about F*it Club at: https://www.facebook.com/effitclub


Emma is thrilled to be participating in a reading of the feature film STAY AWAKE, written and directed by Jamie Sisley, a Sundance Institute 2017 Writer's Lab fellow, as part of the Sundance Institute's Screenplay Readings of Works in Progress. She will appear in the reading alongside Owen Campbell, Kathryn Erbe, and David Corensweat. 


You can spot Emma in a costar role in the last episode of the first season of the CBS tv show BRAINDEAD!