Emily Aubrey, Spring Fairy
A New Hampshire native, Emily Aubrey fell in love with dance at the age of three and has been pursuing a dance career ever since. She was selected at age 11 to participate in Boston Ballet School’s Pre-Professional Program, where she studied for 7 years under distinguished faculty including Margaret Tracey, Christopher Hird, Kathleen Mitchell, and Andre Reyes. During her time at Boston Ballet School, Aubrey was selected to perform in multiple performances with Boston Ballet Company including Balanchine’s “Coppelia,” Mikko Nissinen’s “The Nutcracker,” and the “Night of Stars Gala.” After graduating high school, she was selected to participate in Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School’s Graduate Program, where she studied under Marjorie Grundvig, Dennis Marshall, Janet Popeleski, and many others. During Aubrey’s time in Pittsburgh, she performed with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Company in The Nutcracker and Giselle while teaching on Children’s Division faculty under the direction of Kaila Jendrzejewski. Additionally, Ms. Aubrey has been selected for summer studies at Chatauqua Institution, Boston Ballet School, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School, and the Blueprint Intensive at Peridance.
Aubrey is currently a senior dance performance and pedagogy major at the University of Hartford’s Hartt School, where she studies with faculty including Stephen Pier, Hilda Morales, Nina Watt, Miki Orihara, Ralph Perkins, Debra Collins-Ryder, and Elizabeth McMillan. During her time at the Hartt School, she has been awarded the Elena Delvecchio Rusnak Dance Education Scholarship, and has performed repertory by many prominent choreographers including George Balanchine, Antony Tudor, Arthur Saint-Leon, Gemma Bond, Norbert de la Cruz III, Debra Collins-Ryder, Katie Stevinson-Nollet, and Manuel Vignoulle.