Emily Small (she/her) grew up in Newport, RI training at The Academy at Newport Contemporary Ballet. She holds a BFA in Dance and BS in Public Health from University of Massachusetts Amherst (2019). She’s had the pleasure of performing choreography by David Dorfman, Cassie Wang, Maria Blanco & Yariana Baralt Torres of LOUD BODIES, Emilia Sandoval, Thomas Vacanti, Barbie Diewald, Paul Dennis, Betsi Graves, Jackie Nowicki, Johnnie Cruise Mercer, Staycee Pearl, and Ted Thomas & Francis Ortiz. After graduation, Emily danced as a Trainee with Newport Contemporary Ballet and The Big Muddy Dance Company. In the spring of 2022, Emily choreographed a duet titled "Just Now" which premiered at the Chapel Venue. Emily is also certified in STOTT Pilates and has been teaching Pilates and dance classes since 2018. She is currently performing with RESILIENCE Dance Company, Ballet 314, Collective Motion, and Emily Duggins Project. This is her third season with RESILIENCE Dance Company.