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Emily Claire Schmitt is a Brooklyn-based playwright, screenwriter, and freelance writer. She is a core member of the Skeleton Rep theater company and sits on the board of The Catholic Artist's Connection. 


Emily Claire Schmitt, Emily Rose Simons and Ria T. DiLullo
Arts & CultureIdeas
Emily Claire Schmitt
People who shut down those with different opinions have a less rich life, and make less rich art.
An engraving by Stephen Verstegan (c. 1581)  showing the arrest of a priest and several women who had sheltered him. (By permission of the Governors of Stonyhurst College. Copyright Stonyhurst College).
Arts & CultureArt
Emily Claire Schmitt
A new exhibit at Stonyhurst College is a powerful testament to the role women played in maintaining the faith through dark times.
‘Joy in Motion’ by Laura James
Arts & CultureInterviews
Emily Claire Schmitt
Laura James’s fearless exuberance is on full display in her current exhibition at The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in New York.
FaithFaith in Focus
Emily Claire Schmitt
If we want to heal the division between the church and the gay community, we have to meet them, humbly, where they are.