Emily MacMillen is a genderfluid interdisciplinary artist, interested in the intersections between performance, writing, and new media and received their degree in Interdisciplinary Performance at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus in 2016. MacMillen has been involved with a number of performance projects, including SQUARE|CIRCLE, their first collaboration of many with Shimshon Obadia, Curiosity! the intimate spectacle of the conformed human female, developed with fellow interdisciplinary artist Ashishvangh Contractor, and solo performance Skinned.
MacMillen is also a co-author of two publications: Note to Self, a collection of audio walks written for the Mission neighbourhood in Kelowna, published in April 2015, and Arrive Early, Expect Delays, a chapbook detailing their experience of a cross-Canada train trip in July 2017, published in October 2017. Most recently, MacMillen has published a micropoetry chapbook titled What I wrote for you in September 2020.