Prior to focusing on directing, Emerie performed as an actor at theaters in New York and Washington DC. Favorite credits include The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein (Arena Stage), Brooklyn Boy by Donald Margulies (Olney Theatre Center), Heaven by George Walker (Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, US Premiere), God of Vengeance by Sholem Asch, trans. Caraid O’Brien (Rorschach Theatre Company/Theater J), and Schoolgirl Figure by Wendy MacLeod (Cherry Red Productions).
(Woolly Mammoth Theater Company, Washington DC, Fall 2000)
“The supporting actors hold their own with the leads. … Snyder’s street kid has a quirky fragility.”
–The Washington Post
“… the juggler (adeptly underplayed by Emerie Geiger Snyder, who seems equally at home on a unicycle and on stilts) …”
–Washington City Paper