Emily graduated Cum Laude from Brenau University in 2016 with a B.A. in Dance Studies. Her early training took place at Sawnee School of Ballet under the direction of Joan Kall Stewart, where she joined the Sawnee Ballet Theatre in 2006 and stayed until 2012. After graduating from high school, Emily received talent and academic scholarships to attend the Brenau University’s Department of Dance. While there, she was able to train with several resident and guest artists including Carol Teitelbaum, Tara Lee, Peter Swan, Kassandra Taylor Newberry and Diane Callahan among others. During her time at Brenau, she also spent two years as an assistant teacher at the Gainesville School of Ballet as a part of the teaching practicum program at Brenau’s Department of Dance. Since graduating from college Emily has taught students of all ages in and around Atlanta. Emily’s goal is to be a dynamic, fun and nurturing teacher for students of any age and she is excited to join the team at North Georgia School of Ballet.