Emily Petry resides and works in New York City as a freelance performer.
Born in Germany, and raised in the United States, Emily has trained in classical dance forms in Ballet technique (Cecchetti, Balanchine, Vagonava) and Modern (Lubovitch, Graham, Cunningham) and practices improvisation and composition reguarly. She earned her Bachelor in the Fine Arts Degree in Dance, Magna Cum Laude, from The Florida State University. At FSU, she had the honor to represent the college at the American College Dance Festival Association and to perform with the Tallahassee Ballet Company.
Since moving to New York, Emily has performed with Gerard & Kelly "Timelining" 2015 at the Guggenheim Museum, 2014 The Kitchen (Juried Bessie Award 2014), Aimee Plauche Dance Theater, Dance at Saint Peter’s, Edgar Cortes Dance, Artists By Any Other Name, and has guested with a myriad of other dance ensembles. In addition to performance work, her choreography has been shown throughout Europe and the east coast of the US.
During the summer months, Ms. Petry tours with the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp on their international ballet program, connecting through performance, education, and choreography with dancers from the continental United States and Europe. In addition to her performing, she enjoys working on various film projects and collaborating with other artists.
EMILY PETRY PHOTOGRAPHED BY RONALD CADIZ
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