“Emily Bufferd continues to impact the New York dance scene.” – Examiner.com

A producer, choreographer, teacher, and performer, Emily Bufferd is the Producer of The Young Choreographer’s Festival, an annual event held in NYC presenting the most up-and-coming 18-25 year old choreographers, and is currently on Faculty for the Joffrey Ballet School’s Jazz and Contemporary Trainee Program.

Emily’s concert choreography (BEings dance) has been presented at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Joyce SoHo, Symphony Space, the 92nd St. Y, New York Moves, The Showcase Series presented by :pushing progress, The Choreographer’s Canvas, The Gershwin Hotel, The Elan Summer Dance Festival, and Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, among others, and has been commissioned for dance companies and private studios around the country and abroad. She recently taught at World Dance Movement – The International Workshop, in Switzerland.

Emily has been featured by Dance Spirit, Dance Informa, and Dance Mogul Magazine, as well as on the television show Inside NYC Dance for her work with The Young Choreographer’s Festival. “Emily Bufferd, the festival producer and an emerging choreographer herself, did an outstanding job of collecting the talent for this showcase of young voices." - Dance Informa .

Emily has served on the selection committees for the Wave Rising Series (2010-2014) and as a guest host for the Hatch Presenting Series at Jennifer Muller/The Works Studio. As a dancer, Emily has been on The View with recording artist Outkast, The 2013 Beanstalk Foundation Event, World Dance Movement Gala/Jason Parsons, Carnival/Choreographer’s Ball, and the International Dance Festival/Tracie Stanfield.

Emily has had the pleasure of working with choreographers Michèle Assaf, Jaqueline Baligian, Sheila Barker, Bruno Collinet, Eva Lopez Crevillen (assistant to Nacho Duato), Ginger Cox, Pam Chancey, and Shelly Hutchinson, among others. Emily has performed at venues such as Teatro Galileo in Madrid, Spain, Carnegie Hall, The Kravis Center, Lincoln Center, Hollywood PAC, and The Variety Arts Theater, and has appeared in print and online media for World Dance Movement and The Ailey Extension. Emily can currently be found working on upcoming projects and teaching in NYC. Visit Emily online at www.EmilyBufferd.com.