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Emily Labes

Workshop 102 Lead Educator
Emily Labes is the Communications Manager of Soundbooth Theater as well as a freelance Creative Communications Specialist. Like many members of the SBT team, she loves to tell stories as much as she loves to listen to them; though her stories are frantically typed rather than lyrically spoken. For Emily, storytelling takes a variety of forms – from helping to craft Soundbooth’s core messaging to drafting ad copy and press releases to writing for the Soundbooth Theater blog. She has even been fortunate enough to witness some of SBT’s talented voice actors perform her work in, “Meta Narrators,” a sketch she wrote for the 2019 Independent Audiobook Awards, and she looks forward to watching the Soundbooth team perform her play, Love in the Time of Corona, on Friday night of this year's festival. Outside of Soundbooth Theater, Emily serves clients who are also looking to tell their stories and/or boost their public profiles.

Emily has spent her entire career at the intersection of creativity and pragmatism. Prior to running away from corporate America, she was a Publicist at Finn Partners, a publicity firm, before becoming the Digital Marketing & Strategy Manager of Caserta, a tech firm specializing in big data. As a Publicist, Emily primarily specialized in book publicity. She had the privilege of promoting books by many notable authors and individuals, including Diane Ackerman, Dean Koontz, and Pope Francis. She continues to use her publicity and marketing background to serve Soundbooth Theater as well as its many talented authors and narrators.

Emily graduated from Emerson College with a BFA in Creative Writing and a passion for New England clam chowder. She is based in New York City but operates in all time zones.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, June 11

11:00am CDT

Friday, June 12

9:30am CDT

4:30pm CDT

9:30pm CDT

Saturday, June 13

10:00am CDT

3:00pm CDT

Sunday, June 14

1:00pm CDT