EMILY SMALL received her BFA in Dance and BS in Public Health from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2019, where she studied ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz, ballroom, and West African. At UMass, she was the recipient of an annual talent scholarship and additionally was selected to premiere her thesis choreography at the American College Dance Association convention in the spring of 2019. Her dance education has been supplemented by Kaatsbaan Extreme Ballet, American Academy of Ballet, Urbanity Dance, Rioult Dance, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and Goucher Summer Arts Institute. She’s had the pleasure of performing choreography by Thomas Vacanti, Barbara Diewald, Jen Pollins, Paul Dennis, Betsi Graves, Jackie Nowicki, Johnnie Cruise Mercer, Rodger Blum, and David Dorfman. Emily is also certified in STOTT Pilates.