Who we are

Emerald Crankson

Associate Artist

Emerald Crankson is a director, actor and creative. She has been working with Common Wealth since 2018 when she worked on Radical Acts, which she described as “one of the most important and pivotal projects of her life and career”. Emerald was a JMK award finalist for 2020. She has created and directed her own work at theatres including the Young Vic, Theatre503, and Theatre Royal Stratford East and as Assistant Director on Death of a Salesman at the Young Vic and Westend.

A selfie of the Speakers Corner girls at the southbank centre underground skatepark, in front of some graffiti.