Lily Emerson

Lily Emerson is a multifaceted performer, producer, collaborator, and all-around creative weirdo. She is the co-creator of Adventure Sandwich, a Chicago-based company that produces DIY family-friendly video, music, live performances, and events. Lily is currently the Curator for Children’s Music Network’s social media accounts, as well as the Director of Theatre with Opera-Matic, an interdisciplinary arts organization that produces participatory art experiences in the parks. She is also the founder of Lucid Street Theatre, a performance collective that created original works from 2007 to 2011. Lily has performed throughout the United States, Belarus, the Czech Republic, and France, and has been recognized with various awards and residencies, including the Lisa Dershin LinkUP Residency, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s Artist in Residence, and the Chicago Digital Media Production Fund. More information about Lily can be found at