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Louis Emmitt-Stern



Maddie O'Dwyer
Lead Agent

+44 (0) 20 7632 5281


Louis is an award-winning writer and director from Gibraltar, based in London. His debut play SLIPPERY won Soho Theatre’s Tony Craze Award 2021, and is currently in development for a full production.

His second play I FUCKED YOU IN MY SPACESHIP opened to critical acclaim and sold out performances at the VAULT Festival 2023, winning the Origins Award for Outstanding New Work. I FUCKED YOU IN MY SPACESHIP transferred to Soho Theatre for a 3 week run in June 2023. Louis was called “a rising star playwright” by Time Out. The play is published by Nick Hern Books.

Louis other work has been performed at Soho Theatre, Watford Palace Theatre, Southwark Playhouse, The Pleasance Theatre Islington, Ivy Arts Centre, and supported by Farnham Maltings. He trained at Guildford School of Acting, and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and is an alumnus of the Gibraltar Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Soho Theatre Writers Lab, Soho Writers Alumni Group, National Theatre Young Playwrights Programme, and Young Lyric Directors Course at Lyric Hammersmith.

Louis was a finalist for a HM Government of Gibraltar Cultural Services Award for his production of Duncan Macmillan’s LUNGS, and for his work with young people in the arts and education. He teaches acting and playwriting both in the UK and Gibraltar.

Louis is currently developing his debut TV pilot and his latest play.