EMILY DUGGINS EHLING

Emily Duggins is a choreographer and dancer from Raleigh, North Carolina. She received a BA in both Dance and Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis in 2018. At Wash U., she studied under David Marchant, Cecil Slaughter, Christine Knoblauch-O’Neal, Kirven Douthit-Boyd, Antonio Douthit-Boyd, and Alicia Graf Mack. She has danced professionally with MADCO 2, The Slaughter Project, and Black Irish Contemporary Hip Hop Company. She has choreographed two full length works, and is currently creating a piece on The Big Muddy's Convergence Trainees. Emily’s choreography has been selected for the USITT Lighting Design for Dance Competition, the Exchange Choreography Festival, the Missouri Dance Organization Annual Conference, and the CommUNITY Arts Festival.  Emily teaches and directs the dance program at Arts in Motion, sharing her love of movement with students of all ages.