Emma began her dance career at two and a half years of age and is currently pursuing her dance education at California State University, Long Beach, as she works towards her Bachelor’s degree in Dance and minor in Event Planning Management. Emma has fifteen years of classical ballet training and six years of modern/contemporary experience. Emma has been afforded the offer and privilege to work under many renowned artistic directors while performing with South Bay Ballet from 2008 to 2015, including attendance and performance opportunities at the annual Regional Dance America/Pacific conferences from 2011 to 2015, as well as summer intensive training with American Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Ballet, and The Washington Ballet. Her work with the company included The Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, Coppélia, Peter Pan, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Tunisian Fantasie, Revolution, and Stick Figures, among many other original contemporary pieces. Emma has been a resident in the South Bay since 2004.