Emily Roeder was born and raised in central Texas. She received her MFA in Acting from Northern Illinois University. She received her BA in Acting and directing from Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi.
She has experience in children's theater, and is SAFD certified in hand-to-hand and rapier-and-dagger stage combat styles.
Some of her past performances include: Sally Bowles in Cabaret, Calpurnia in Julius Caesar, Rosemary in Picnic, Mrs. Welsh in Blue Stockings, Hester Swane in By the Bog of Cats, and Queen Gertrude in Hamlet.