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Emma can best be described as a captivating storyteller: an artist that uses her body, clothing and film to weave narratives. Emma has developed a unique cross-disciplinary practice, playfully overlapping elements of dance, performance, choreography, fine arts and fashion. Her work has been shown in a range of contexts spanning performing arts venues, festivals and galleries across the US and Europe. From 2016-2017 she was the coordinator of Artica Svalbard, a new Artist - in - Residence program based in Longyearbyen. Currently she is pursuing her MFA in Creative Practice at Laban Conservetoire of Dance and Music.

After training as a dancer in Australia, Emma moved to New York City to dance with The Next Stage Project and to study at The Ailey School. Seeking to build connections between her work in dance/choreography and design, she then attended Parsons, The New School for Design where she graduated with honours from the Integrated Design Program in 2012. She has performed for the Dutch National Opera, Third Rail Projects, Brandin Steffensen, The Space We Make, Shandoah Goldman, Abigail Levine and ThreeASFOUR, among others and designed concepts and costuming for Ashleigh Leite, Anne Zuerner, Yaa Samar Dance Theater, Rebecca Stenn, Alexandra Beller and Ishmael Houston Jones. As a member of the Movement Party Emma played an integral role in the establishment of the Fleet Moves Dance Festival, a site specific dance festival in Wellfleet, MA acting as both an organizational collaborator and artist in residence from 2012- 2014. Parallel to her own practice and drawing on her diverse experience Emma has developed workshops investigating the relationship between the body, choreography and (spacial/interior/fashion/architectural) design, which she has facilitated at Goldsmiths University, London and Gerrit Reitveld Academy, Amsterdam. She has also assisted Pascale Gatzen and Gabi Asfour teaching at Parsons in the Integrated Design Dept, in NYC and was visiting design faculty at Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam in 2015.

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