From Delta, BC, Emily began her professional dance training at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School. In 2016, she graduated from the University of Music and Performing Arts in Mannheim, Germany with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance. Emily went on to join the Arts Umbrella Graduate Program under the direction of Artemis Gordon where she had the privilege to perform works by renowned artists such as Emily Molnar, Crystal Pite, Mats Ek, Johan Inger, Lesley Telford among others. There she participated in a choreographic mentorship under the guidance of Crystal Pite. After graduating from Arts Umbrella, Emily had the pleasure of dancing with Ballet BC as an Emerging Artist under the direction of Emily Molnar, where she toured and performed with the company. She is a two time recipient of the BC Arts Council, Outstanding Student of the Arts scholarship award.