Emily Greenwell was raised in Michigan and has been residing in NYC for the past 7 years.
Upon moving to New York, Emily booked a tour with Oz the Musical, directed by Todrick Hall. She can be seen as a featured dancer on the Wendy Williams TV Promo, choreographed by Luam and Derek Mitchell. Other credits include dancing for rock group Phish, choreographed by Jon Rua.This summer she will be performing in the production of Aida, choreographed by Jon Rua, at The Muny Theater.
Emily teaches at Broadway Dance Center and PeriDance. She has gained a great deal of knowledge about the industry through her work as assistant choreographer to Derek Mitchell, with projects including So You Think You Can Dance Ukraine, and industrials for the NBA playoffs, Sears, and Clarins, to name a few. She was also assistant to choreographers Jon Rua and Derek Mitchell in Broadway Bares: United Strips of America, directed by Nick Kenkel.
This past summer, Emily was selected as The Featured Choreographer for The Pulse On Tour in New York City. She has also presented work at Carnival, Sybarite, The Young Choreographers Festival, and will be presenting work as a finalist at this years Capezio A.C.E. Awards for Choreographic Excellence. She has been lucky to travel to Argentina and to various studios across the U.S. setting choreography, teaching workshops, and master classes.
Through assisting and performing, Emily has found her creative voice, developing a genuine passion for choreography.