Born and raised in South Wales, Emily started dance aged 4 at her local dance school where she trained in Latin, Ballroom and Jazz, doing IDTA exams and RAD Ballet. As a teenager she also competed in national competitions.
At age 16, Emily went on to study at Rubicon Dance in Cardiff where she fell in love with contemporary dance and had the pleasure of performing works by Marcus Jarrell Willis and Jack Philp. At this time, she also had the opportunity to work as a background actor on TV shows such as ‘Brave New World’ and ‘Sex Education’.
At age 19, Emily went on to study at London Contemporary Dance School where she recently graduated with a First-Class Honours degree. Here she particularly enjoyed performing works by Ohad Naharin/Chisato Ohno, Shobana Jeyasingh and Fubunation. Whilst studying for her degree she discovered a love for dance comedy, inspiring her dissertation and dance film ‘CLOWN TO GO’.
A highlight for Emily was going on an international exchange during her third year, where she spent a semester dancing at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Dance de Paris. In her spare time Emily enjoys cooking and going to comedy clubs.
Photo credit: Josh Hawkins
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