Emma Tattenbaum-Fine is an actress and comedy writer who has scripted funny stuff for quirky luminaries like Reggie Watts, Al Sharpton, and Aparna Nancherla. She is a 2017 New York Television Festival Finalist for Ladies’ Choice: A Dating Game Show. Emma has collaborated with Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls at the Party and written for Comedy Central’s Indecision 2012, Refinery29, and as a staff writer on Almost Genius for truTV. She’s a finalist for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’s mentorship program; a 2017 Peabody Institute Career Development grant recipient; and a 2015 College Humor grant winner. She performed standup at Caroline’s Comedy Club as a 2016 Comedy Central “Comic to Watch.” Emma is the online voice of female-driven Rosalind Productions across all of its social media and has worked with several female authors, producers, and actresses to build their online brand and strategy. Emma's audio album of personal, funny essays is available here on the home page, as well as on iTunes and Spotify.
Emma is a founding cast member of musical sketch comedy group, Political Subversities (Time Out NY Critics' Pick, Joe’s Pub) and is half of the comedy writing and producing team, Ari and Emma. Her comedic essays and videos have been featured on Jezebel, The Huffington Post, BUST Magazine, and Gawker. Emma has appeared as a panelist and speaker at Mensa, Yale University, HuffPo Live, and The New School.
She is a UCB-trained improviser and Hammerkatz NYU alumna. Emma is represented by U-Shin Kim of UGA Talent. She holds a BFA with honors from NYU Tisch.