Emma Howard (born September 13, 2000) is an American child actress who played Hortensia in Matilda the Musical, Broadway. Primarily Hortensia, Emma was also an alternate Lavender



  • Matilda the Musical as Hortensia, u/s Lavender
  • Violet the Musical as u/s Young Violet 


  • The Sarah Silverman Program as Bored Kid
  • The Late Show with David Letterman as Backup Singer
  • Transparent as Becky


  • The Beguiled as Emily


  • Seussical as JoJo 
  • Annie as Annie 
  • Gypsy as Baby June 
  • Annie as Annie 
  • Willy Wonka as Violet Beauregard 
  • Annie as Annie 
  • Oliver! as Oliver 
  • Joseph and his Amazing Technicoloured Dreamcoat as young Joseph 
  • Annie as Tessie, u/s Annie 
  • Oliver! as Oliver 
  • Annie as Star to be 
  • Suessical as Who Child 
  • A Tale of Two Witches as Nessarose 
  • Annie as Molly 
  • High School Musical 2 as Sharpay 


  • Emma had her first performance on March 4, 2013 and her final performance on March 2, 2014.
  • Emma is from Los Angeles, California.
  • Emma has an older brother and sister.
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