Our vision is that young people will create the ballet of the future.

Emily Yong

Emily (she/her) started dancing at local dance schools in Leicester and Peterborough. She was a Royal Ballet School Junior Associate and a Cecchetti Scholar. Emily went on to train at Rambert School.

Emily has enjoyed dancing with various companies including Springs Dance Company, Casson & Friends, English National Opera, Hawk Dance Theatre and The Knotted Project. Emily is co-founder of Eek & Wild who are Artists in Residence at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, performing regularly on the Paediatrics wards. As well as performing, Emily has a passion for teaching dance, and believes that dance can benefit people from all walks of life. She has enjoyed teaching for English National Ballet Youth Company, Made By Katie Green, What Dance Can Do, and The Natashas Project.

Her biggest inspiration is all the dance organisations and charities working so hard to keep bringing dance to everyone, especially during this tough time for the arts.

Image (c) Lucy Yong

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Emily Yong
Rehearsal Director, Residential Performance Company