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Emily Kinney Biography

Actor, musician

Fast Facts

  • Acted on Broadway in Spring Awakening in 2008; also choreographed and staged a 2012 production of Spring Awakening at her alma mater, Nebraska Wesleyan University
  • Appeared in 20 plays during her four years at college
  • Released the five-song EP Blue Toothbrush in 2011
  • Maintains a blog about her experiences as a young actor at the Web site BackStage
  • Considers herself a chronic listmaker
  • Has a tattoo of a heart with a music note inside it on her left shoulder


  • Vaughn Kinney -- Father
  • Jean Kinney -- Mother