Emily is from Nashville, TN. She started dancing at the studio Artistry in Motion, later transitioning to the performing arts high school Nashville School of the Arts under the direction of Stacie Flood-Popp. Emily has worked with Morgan Burke, Andre Fuentes, Erica Sobol, Travis Cooper, and Roe Brown. She performed Swan Lake with the Nashville Symphony and collaborated with the country star Chris Young. Emily produced and choreographed Hinter Dem Zaun, an evening length work in 2015. She is currently a company member of Dance Alabama and Dance Collection.