Emily Scott Banks


Emily Scott Banks​ is a member of Actors Equity who has been in or led over 90 professional shows since returning to the Dallas/Fort Worth stages nearly 20 years ago. Most recently she directed ​Ada and the Engine ​at Stage West, and this past spring brought Tennessee Williams’ ​Summer and Smoke​ home to its birthplace at the historic Margo Jones Theater at Fair Park. This past year, Emily directed Foxfire ​at Theatre Three, reprised the one-actor ​Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol​ at Stage West to a sold out run; appeared as “Agatha” in ​The Moors a​t Theatre Three, “Angel” in ​Angels In America – Perestroika​ at Uptown Players, directed Sarah Ruhl’s ​Stage Kiss​ at Circle Theatre in Fort Worth, and played “Madame Ranevsky” in ​The Cherry Orchard​ for The Classics Theatre Project.


October 29 - November 14


Melissa Crespo & Sarah Saltwick

Emily Scott Banks - Director
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Accolades & Information

Her many area directorial credits include the critically acclaimed ​The Big Meal/​ ​The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord/ ​and ​The Adventures of Tom Sawyer ​for WaterTower Theatre; the award-winning​ Stupid F*cking Bird/ Life Sucks./​ ​An Iliad/​ and ​The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence​ for Stage West. Emily has won awards for her work in both disciplines, including multiple DFW Critics’ Forum Awards, and Best Actress of the Year nods from Dallas Observer, D Magazine, and TheaterJones.