Emily is a dancer, choreographer, producer and STOTT Pilates certified instructor. She holds a BA in Dance from the University of Texas at Austin. Since 2008, she has created original choreography as well as collaborated and performed with local artists and companies including Chaddick Dance Theater, Blue Lapis Light, Jennifer Sherburn, BLiPSWiTCH, Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company, Ellen Bartel Collective, Lisa Nicks, Sharon Maroquín and Carissa Fisher. As a choreographer, her work has been seen in various settings including parks and festivals such as Austin Dance Festival and Strictly Seattle Dance Festival. She received a nomination for best dancer in 2018 by the Austin Critics Table for her dancing in Flicker.Burn.Repeat.- a collaborative work with Carissa Fisher and Cody Rushing.
Emily has trained with renowned artists and companies such as Batsheva Dance Company, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, and Deborah Hay. In 2015 she traveled abroad to Australia where she studied Countertechnique and collaborated on dance projects with local dance artist and educator, Gulsen Özer. In 2018, she completed 50 hrs of Flying Low and Passing Through with David Zambrano in Portugal. She continues to find inspiration from this education.
In 2018, Emily co-founded The Seam Project - a community focused artist collaborative. She also is an artistic collaborator for Ready/Set/Go alongside Katherine Hodges and Rosalyn Nasky.
In her work, Emily aims to get to a place of honesty and reveal the lesser seen, but desperately there parts of herself. She enjoys following her natural curiosity in movement.